The Best Marbled Kugelhopf

Its delicate texture and rich flavor of dark chocolate truly make this one THE best marbled kugelhopf.                                                                            …

Polish Crêpes (Naleśniki)

As thin and delicious as their French cousins. Polish naleśniki (nah-lesh-NEE-kee) are crepe-like pancakes that can be served with either sweet or savory fillings. Filled and rolled they can also be baked or coated with breadcrumbs and fried. Enjoy these crepes for breakfast or brunch. Serve them warm with your favorite jam, sprinkled with confectioners’ sugar, drizzled…

Pan-Seared Salmon Steaks

Pan-fried salmon steak is a delicacy when seared in olive oil and butter and seasoned with honey, lemon, garlic, and red pepper flakes. It also makes a perfect weeknight dinner since it takes only 15 minutes to prepare.  

Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread

This whole-grain sourdough bread contains just enough whole wheat flour to give it its rich, deep and nutty flavor without making the loaf flat and heavy.  

Perfect German Breakfast Rolls

Plain yet delicious. Prepare the dough the night before and place it in the refrigerator. All you have to do in the morning is shape, bake and enjoy your perfect breakfast rolls.  

Cucumber and Tomato Salad

The preparation takes only 10 minutes. However, to allow the salad to develop its full flavor, I recommend that you set it aside for 20 – 30 minutes before serving. As a variation, try the cucumber and tomato salad with an addition of crumbled feta cheese.  

Pork Milanese

Pork Milanese is traditionally served with lightly dressed arugula, however, you can serve it with potatoes or pasta if you prefer. This dish is a good choice for a quick weeknight dinner.  

Roasted Potato Wedges

A crispy, spicy alternative to french fries, perfect as a side dish to meat or poultry.  

NY Black & White Cookies

A New York classic, these iconic cookies are more like flat cakes coated with chocolate icing on one half and vanilla on the other. They are best eaten within 24 hours of baking when the cake is at its softest. But if you store them in an airtight container at room temperature, they’ll be good…

Authentic Baba Ghanoush (Eastern Mediterranean Aubergine Dip)

Baba Ghanoush is a popular Levantine appetizer of puréed roasted aubergine mixed with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and various spices. Some recipes also include freshly minced garlic. I intentionally abstained from garlic since it has the tendency to overpower the subtle flavor of the aubergine. However, I leave it up to you how you…