Thanksgiving Idea: Zucchini, Labneh, and Thyme Tart

Thanksgiving Idea: Zucchini, Labneh, and Thyme Tart

For your holiday table, or likely tables, here’s a dish that can be an appetizer or a side or even — on a meatless night when you take a break from heavier food — a delightful main dish. From the new Fermented by Charlotte Pike, this dish uses...
Yogurt with Honey and Citrus

Yogurt with Honey and Citrus

  Last week I posted about a marvelous cookbook Sweets and Desserts from Middle East by Arto der Haroutunian: http://www.cookingbythebook.com//uncategorized/cookbook-review-sweet-and-desserts-from-the-middle-east-by-arto-der-haroutunian/ The book has inspired me...
Chilled Cucumber-Melon Soup with Radish-Mint Salsa

Chilled Cucumber-Melon Soup with Radish-Mint Salsa

  In your first taste you will know that this soup is something special, something deliciously special. This soup has a dreamy quality: some body, yet still thin, the subtle flavor of cucumber but layered with melon, and an underlying tang that you may recognize...
Spiced Lamb Meatballs With Garlicky Yogurt Sauce

Spiced Lamb Meatballs With Garlicky Yogurt Sauce

For Valentine’s Day, Suzen offered a class, what else, for couples. Couples who came in droves, cooked with laughter, and consumed with pleasure. The seven course meal featured a different sparkling wine with each course. Suzen was curious about which of the seven...
Cobb Salad from Patricia Wells

Cobb Salad from Patricia Wells

I am, in a word, a fan of Patricia Wells. I love her cookbooks, packed with ideas that tempt me page by page. I relish her travel books: those Food Lover’s Guides to Paris and to France have given many of us perfect journeys along the timeless streets of cities or the...