Jill Nammar

Jill has been cooking and serving meals for most of her life. As she was growing up, he parents owned a restaurant and an ice cream parlor where she became immersed in food. The kitchen is truly her comfort zone. Jill's recipes are influenced by France, the Mediterranean and Morocco, and often the bright flavors of Southeast Asian cuisine, too. She cooks to inspire others to whip up flavorful food in their own kitchens. Each recipe has a notes section with helpful tips, techniques and secret ingredients to follow. Taste and see how easy it is to create delicious meals.

Pasta with a Light Tomato Cream Sauce

Pasta with a Light Tomato Cream Sauce is a simple yet classic combination of flavors that’s light enough to stand on its own as a great dish.

Curried Squash Soup

With sweet potatoes and butternut squash, this curried soups is a beautiful balance of creamy coconut milk, apples and pumpkin seeds sprinkled on top.

Lime and Sesame Soba Noodles

Crunchy cucumbers are coated with the noodles in a ginger and lime sesame sauce with a touch of chili pepper heat. A perfect, simple summer dish.

Luscious Potato Leek Soup

Fresh dill compliments the creamy potatoes and a splash of wine and a pinch of nutmeg give the soup additional layers of flavor and all in only 30 minutes.

Lemon Harissa Couscous Cakes

Lemon couscous cakes take their flavor from fresh scallions and spicy Harissa. Top with Crème fraîche or tagine for a delicious combination.

Eggplant Tagine with Couscous

A Moroccan tagine that is comforting with plenty of protein from the chickpeas. The beautiful mix of spices transports you to an exotic Marrakesh market.


Spicy Sesame Crusted Tofu

A pan fried tofu in a honey-sriracha-glaze, is perfectly sweet and spicy. The crispy morsels are served straight from the pan with lime on the side.

Thai-Inspired Pea Soup

Thai-Inspired Pea Soup

This slightly-spicy soup is full of vibrant flavors that brighten a cold and rainy day.

Spanish Style Freekeh Salad

Spanish Style Freekeh Salad

Freekeh is a roasted cracked green wheat that is comparable to quinoa in protein and fiber that is easy to prepare, healthy and filling without being too heavy.

Lemony Chickpea Salad

Lemony Chickpea Salad

Eat it with a crusty roll or warm pita. It’s also good packed for lunch or a picnic because it transports well, staying fresh and vibrant for a few hours.

Greek Style Stew

Greek Style Stew

If you don’t like chickpeas, replace them with white beans/cannellini beans or use a combo of both chickpeas and white beans. Make it your own recipe.