Nothing can cool down the fire of a spicy Indian meal like mango lassi – the thick, creamy, and sweet “smoothie” of mango and yogurt. But, there’s no need to save this indulgence when you make your own at home! With mangos popping up in grocery stores across the country, now is the perfect time… Read More »
“ I have always found cooking and food to be exciting and classic. As Julia Child said 'You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.' ”
We first fell in love with Samantha’s cooking because of how diverse her recipes are, taking inspiration from all over the world to make delicious, multi-cultural creations. As we started learning more about her, everything came into perfect perspective! She’s originally from Brooklyn, where she grew up in a Turkish/Jewish environment, then moving to Hawaii for 10 years (we’re jealous), which became her 2nd home. Now, she lives in Southern California with her Italian husband where she’s a health sciences student and blogger. Her food is a representation of the diversity of her background and travels, sometimes infusing inspiration from cultures around the world into new creations and often sticking to tried and true classics. In her kitchen, great ingredients and simple techniques come together into delicious meals your family will love.
When we first reached out to Samantha to feature one of her recipes, she knew that she wanted to create something special and this recipe for her Mom’s Stuffed Grape Leaves (which she’s never made before!) is living proof that sometimes, simplicity cannot be overrated. Samantha’s mom is Turkish so this recipe comes with tradition,… Read More »
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