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Cara’s Cucina: Mahalabia

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Mahalabia (Mediterranean “Pudding” Dessert)!

Di Falco starts the recipe’s accompanying blog with a Mother’s Day wish for all the moms out there. “My Mom wanted me to figure out how to recreate a dessert we had at a Mediterranean restaurant in Montclair,” she writes. “We had discussed what was in it with the waitress, and I did my best to recreate here!”

Add this delicious recipe, which serves four, to your Mother’s Day menu today.

Mahalabia

2 C. plain Greek yogurt
1/2 vanilla bean (or 2 tsp. vanilla extract)
2 tsp. rose water
1/4 C. berry compote or jam
1/4 C. pistachios, chopped
1/4 C. halvah

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!

Cara’s Cucina: Strawberry Compote with Whipped Ricotta

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Strawberry Compote with Whipped Ricotta!

“This recipe wraps up my brunch menu recipes,” Di Falco states in the recipe’s accompanying blog. “I hope you’ve enjoyed them all!”

Add this delicious recipe, which serves 10, to your brunch menu today.

Strawberry Compote with Whipped Ricotta
2 lbs. strawberries, hulled and sliced
1/2 C. sugar
zest and juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 C. water
pinch of salt
2 tsp. rose water, divided
2 C. fresh ricotta
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
crusty Italian bread, for serving

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!

Cara’s Cucina: Mediterranean Spiced Breakfast Potatoes

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Mediterranean Spiced Breakfast Potatoes!

“My family LOVES these Mediterranean spiced potatoes,” Di Falco states in the recipe’s accompanying blog. “They’re so easy to make, I even toss some together on weekday mornings!” Add this delicious recipe, which serves four, to your repertoire today.

Mediterranean Spiced Breakfast Potatoes
4 large, yellow potatoes (russet will also work)
1/3 C. sunflower oil
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
2 Tbs. cumin
1 Tbs. coriander
2 Tbs. smoked paprika
1 Tbs. turmeric
1 tsp. cardamom

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!