Baked Avocado Falafel with Avocado Lemon Tahini Sauce
Falafel is a favorite topic of mine. These Egyptian and Middle Eastern fritters, made from chickpeas or fava beans (or a combination of the two), are traditionally deep-fried and served in a pita sandwich, as part of a meze (Middle Eastern tray of appetizers), or as a snack.
Confession time: I have an enormous weakness for falafel. If we go out to eat and it’s the menu, there’s...
California Avocado Balela
I was first introduced to balela when a local retailer began selling it. I bought it once, devoured it quickly, and when I returned to buy it again, they were out and haven’t stocked it again since. At first I was upset because they stopped carrying it… I mean, how dare they get me hooked on something, only to take it away? But now I’m grateful, because it meant I had to get...
California Avocados X John Van Hamersveld
Did you know that every single Hass Avocado is a California native, able to trace its origin to a single tree grown just down the coast in La Habra Heights, California? With its gentle sunshine, crisp coastal breezes and rich soil, California provides the perfect canvas to grow the beloved avocados. We partnered with renowned artist John Van Hamersveld to honor California and create celebratory...