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A site for curious culinary explorers with delicious and unusual recipes, information about exclusive small group culinary/cultural tours and links to Aliza’s cookbooks


Find detailed recipes to get great results in your own kitchen with international favorites like:

  • Senegalese chicken yassa
  • Cuban beef ropa vieja
  • Portuguese red bean and bacala salad
  • Italian spinach, artichoke and ricotta cannelloni

Venture beyond brownies and learn to bake:

  • Turkish semolina cookies
  • Spanish orange and olive oil cake
  • Moroccan gazelle horn cookies
  • Try your hand at savory baking with Red Grape, Gorgonzola and Walnut Focaccia

Meet chefs, farmers, winemakers, food producers, and local culinary experts with commentary and guidance from Chef Green who shares her unparalleled culinary knowledge with guests

A certified tour director who leads exciting small-group tours of culinary exploration, 2021 and 2022 itineraries include:

  • Three Greek Islands: Crete, Santorini & Naxos
  • Israel: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Galil, Akko, Negev
  • Portugal: Porto, Douro Valley, Lisbon
  • Sicily: Palermo to Catania
  • Bordeaux, Basque Country & Bilbao
  • Andalucia: Seville, Jerez, Cordoba, Granada, Malaga

Fall 2022 destinations coming soon!


Aliza shares her recipes, stories, and valuable tips in a slew of books jammed with information and ideas from the trailblazing, The Bean Bible and the highly-ambitious Starting with Ingredients and Starting with Ingredients: Baking, to her best-selling Making Artisan Pasta and The Soupmaker’s Kitchen, her guide to all manner of soups.

Love spices? Try her handy Field Guide to Herbs & Spices, a personal favorite, and The Magic of Spice Blends.

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