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Lindsey Eats—Success Story of A Local Talent

One of the hottest foodies on Instagram and Tik Tok is local talent Lindsey Baruch. Her bright and beautiful Instagram account @lindseyeats has 395,000 loyal followers. It’s filled with mouthwatering images and videos and chock full of outstanding recipes. Lindsey comes from an amazing family that continues to leave an imprint on the Los Angeles …

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Sabich board

Modern Moods Meet Middle Eastern Food — A Sabich Board to Remember

This Sabich board couldn’t be easier to throw together When my grandmother found herself in Israel in the early 1950s, she needed to work smart to feed her young children. In Iraq, she had been the indulged and adored daughter of a very wealthy family. She wore chic European fashions and stunning jewels. Daily life …

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Curried Chickpea Sambusak

A Classic of the Iraqi Kitchen: Curried Chickpea Sambusak

Imagine an Indian samosa but with meaty ground chickpeas and caramelized onion perfectly seasoned with cumin and curry powder surrounded by a fluffy, crispy dough. Many Shabbat afternoons of my childhood were spent at the Bondi apartment of my great uncle Nuri and his wife Auntie Tina. We were in Sydney, Australia but we may …

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Lemon Artichoke Risotto

The Incredible Essence of Mediterranean Flavor: Lemon Artichoke Risotto

There is nothing more Sephardic than rice. When Tamar Rothenberg left her book “Cancer Diet For The Newly Diagnosed” in my front courtyard, my son Ariel brought it into the house with a raised eyebrow. “What is this?” he asked with a touch of worry in his voice. “Just a beautiful  recipe book,” I reassured him.  …

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