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Warm Fried Olives with Spicy Yogurt ~ a wonderfully unique appetizer! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Fried Olives with Spicy Yogurt

Fried Olives with Spicy Yogurt ~ are you ready for a new taste sensation?  The olives are crispy on the outside, warm and juicy inside, the yogurt is cool and creamy, and the herb sauce is zesty.  It’s a…

Saffron Chicken and herb Salad from Jerusalem

Saffron Chicken & Herb Salad

Saffron Chicken & Herb Salad is a unique and explosive combination of flavors — I guarantee it’s like no other chicken salad you’ve ever had! Even after several years of food blogging I never find myself bored or out…

Ziti with Sausage, Lemon and Sage

Ziti with Sausage Lemon and Sage

Ziti with Sausage Lemon and Sage explodes with earthy, vibrant flavor, and is equally wonderful with or without the sausage. Writing the title for a recipe can be a little bit like making a speech at the Oscars….you want…

hummus with juicy turkey zucchini meatballs

Hummus with Turkey & Zucchini Meatballs

It doesn’t get any better than hummus.  Unless of course you top it with skewers of juicy turkey zucchini meatballs and drizzle it all with a lemony yogurt sauce.  Just writing about it makes me hungry all over again. …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Pomelo Salad

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Pomelo Salad from the great Yotam Ottolenghi.  Wake up everybody at your table with this unique salad. Oh my gosh, do you need a little perking up in the kitchen these days?  Are you all…

grapefruit and watercress salald dressing

Pink Grapefruit and Watercress Salad

This unique Pink Grapefruit and Watercress Salad is delicious and packed with nutrition. I grew up with a meat and potatoes kind of mom.  She was a great cook, but she specialized in chops, meatloaf, mashed potatoes, that kind…

An easy to throw together light meal or appetizer with pita bread and boiled eggs

Crushed Lentils with Tahini and Cumin

Crushed Lentils with Tahini and Cumin ~ if you love hummus, you might want to try this warm lentil appetizer from Yotam Ottolenghi ~ this Middle Eastern dip has lots of flavor and texture! This is my second attempt…

Tomato and Pomegranate Salad

Tomato and Pomegranate Salad

The other day I got an unexpected  delivery from Amazon…my thoughtful husband ordered me a copy of Plenty More, Yotem Ottolenghi’s new book!  I couldn’t be more excited…his Jerusalem is the most inspiring cookbook I have ever owned.  Ever. …

Ottolenghi's Chicken with caramelized Onions and Cardamom Rice

Chicken with Caramelized Onion and Cardamom Rice

 Chicken with Caramelized Onion and Cardamom Rice is probably the most requested recipe in my house, this is a must-make! I will say right from the start that this meal is spectacular, very easy to make, and the rice…

Roasted Chicken with Clementines

Roasted Chicken with Clementines is a masterful dish from Yotam Ottolenghi with layers of flavor punctuated by those gorgeous charred clementines! Here’s another tribute to the new cookbook Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, the two London-based chefs…