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A site for curious culinary explorers with delicious and unusual recipes, information about exclusive small group culinary/cultural tours, special events, 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 small-group tours of culinary exploration, 2023 itineraries include:

  • Splendors of Morocco, February 6-17, 2024
  • Portuguese Delights Tour: April 5-15, 2024
  • Bordeaux, Basque Country & Bilbao, May 19-28, 2024
  • Sicily: Civilization, Myth & Cuisine, May 31-June 10, 2024
  • Greece: Crete, Thessaloniki, Mateora & Athens, September 6-17, 2024
  • Provence & Les Hautes Alpilles Food & Culture Tour, Oct. 18-28, 2024
  • Wine & Food Lover's Tour of Piemonte, Italy, September 16-26, 2024

Fall 2024 Greek Tour details coming soon! Send your questions to spice@alizagreen.com.

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AMG Cookbooks Collage with Spice Blends

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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