Roast with pomegranate and wine reduction

Picture by Melinda Strauss If you aren’t living in the 5 Towns in New York, you may have missed this recipe which I developed for Gourmet Glatt. They published it in the quarterly newsletter called Market To Table. I want to share it with my friends across the world. I also have a Simanim Ceviche […]

Fish and Chips

People always ask me for examples of Australian cuisine. I usually respond with these three: (1) a Vegemite sandwich, (2) meat pies and (3) fish and chips. Fish and chips, which is so popular in Australia came from the influence of the British. As a kosher food blogger, I recently was trying to develop a […]

Fried Green Tomatoes with Herbed Goat Cheese

Photo by Melinda Strauss As a Kosher personal chef, I often get asked what my favorite food is. The answer, invariably, is always tomatoes. Ever since I was a young girl, I have always loved tomatoes (there are over 100 varieties of tomatoes and I love them all!). To me, there is no better snack […]

Cheesey Corn Fritters

Corn fritters are a perfect summer side dish. This recipe is a perfect balance of Sincerely Brigitte’s authentic Jalapeno-Cilantro flavored cheese with sweet corn. I am very excited to present this awesome summer dish that will lift the palate sensation to a new level! It makes a beautiful presentation at a brunch, or any meal […]

Cheese Latkes for the 9 days

As the 9 days is fast approaching, I am getting so excited to make lots of different dairy dishes. There is nothing more amazing than latkes right out of the frying pan. My mother makes the best cheese latkes. Whenever she visits us from Australia, my house smells of these Ricotta Cheese Latkes every Sunday […]

Corn fritters with pulled brisket and spicy jicama slaw

I am constantly striving to develop new recipes for appetizers for my family and guests, as well as for my catering business. In addition to being tasty, I want the dishes to look scrumptious as well – since, as the expression goes, “you eat with your eyes”. The combination of the corn with the pulled […]

Honey Teriyaki Cutlets (pargiyot)

This summer I am going back to school! Well, that would be chef’s school. I wanted to brush up on some of my culinary training, as well as learning new techniques. I will be attending the Center for Kosher Culinary Arts (CKCA). During the summer months, CKCA, which calls Flatbush its home, will open a […]

perfect summer time salad- Goat cheese salad with raspberry dressing

I love goat cheese in any shape or form. I have melted it into sauces, spread it on bread, or crumbled it on top of pasta. My favorite way to eat it, is in this salad. I make croutons out of the goat cheese and eat it with this delicious salad. I recently discovered the […]

Seudat Shlisheet and my favorite salads

The question has been raised: why do many people call the third meal of Shabbat “Shalosh Seudos” — which really means “three meals” in Hebrew, rather than “Seudat Shilishit” – which means the third meal and would be more fitting. Rabbi Yeshaya Siff, of the Young Israel of Manhattan, once explained that when we eat […]

Pesto Alfredo with Goat Cheese

Many of my readers know of my obsession with goat cheese. With that in mind, I wanted to create an exciting new recipe for Shavuot combining two of my family’s favorite flavors: pesto and goat cheese. Goat cheese has become very popular in the past few years — especially popular among elderly and children who […]