A Druze Brunch

September 29, 2011

Now that I’m back for some good old NYC cuisine, I decided go to Gazala’s, a small family-owned restaurant that I’ve been meaning to check out since they opened their new Upper West Side location. I admit, I had never heard of Druze cuisine, but it happens to be a religious community found in Lebanon, Syria, Israel and Jordan, that is comparable to the standard Middle Eastern fare. Known to be the most authentic tastes of this kind around town, their brunch was delicious and conveniently located across from my favorite Sunday market.

Tomatoes, cheese and scrambled eggs with seasoning and an Israeli salad

 

Semolina dough stuffed with chopped dates and walnuts

 

Poached eggs in tomato sauce

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A Camper’s Breakfast

April 23, 2011

It’s amazing what you can do with no kitchen. Take this array of bagels and breakfast sandwiches cooked up while camping at Coachella as the perfect example.

Bagels, Toast, Eggs & Tomatoes

Bagel Sandwiches

Eggs & Toast

March 13, 2011

For me, nothing quite beats spending a morning in the city eating eggs and toast in the comfort of a bright and sunny apartment. My friends invited me over to Roosevelt Island while they used some fresh farmer’s market ingredients to cook up breakfast.

Sausage, Eggs, Toast and Tomatoes