Private Group Classes
Breakfast & Brunch
Salads & Sides
Stuff Even a Shlemazel Can Make
The Butterfly House
About Meal and a Spiel
20 Ingredients To Always Have On Hand
"Elana’s approach is simple – with the right ingredients, love, and a little...
3 Secrets for the Best Avocado Toasts
turns out the secret to avocado toast is also the secret to Italian...
5 “Skinny” Recipes for a Delicious Cinco de Mayo
Elana's best recipes for the holiday: Crispy Tlayudas, Un-fried Coconut Black Beans, Guaucamole...
5 Healthy Italian Garden Vegetable Side Dishes
recipes to give you freedom in the kitchen
The ketchup of Latin America, which means you can use it on anything.
with Un-Fried Coconut Black Beans and Elana’s Simple Guacamole
Elana’s Simple Guacamole
I basically do to avocado what Italians do to most vegetables: add garlic,...
Elana’s Secret Marinade Chicken Skewers
I had a man fall in love with me for this marinade.
Five Minute Cilantro Hummus
if you too are looking for a half-ass approach to making hummus, albeit...
My mother says she can smell garlic on me for days after I...
Heirloom Tomato Sauce
This tomato sauce is different from all other tomato sauces. Take advantage of...
Linguine with Mussels and Clams
Most recipes for this dish mislead you and leave you with watery pasta....
Pollo alla Cacciatora (The Hunter’s Wife’s Chicken)
with tomato, wine, rosemary and olives
Rosemary Spiked Cannellini Crostoni
I became expert at this dish in my first years in Rome when...
Rustic Whole-Grain Cherry Tomato Bruschetta
The point is to eat like Italians, not look like a fat old...
Sea Bass Baked in Parchment Packest with Ponzu, Sake and Shitake Mushrooms
Simple Basic Tomato and Basil Sauce
Not only a recipe, an education. Tomato Sauce 101 to enhance your life....
Spaghetti al Cavolo Nero (Spaghetti with Black Kale)
The hippy food is actually a classic Tuscan ingredient.
Sign Up For Elana's
Recipes, Spiels and Classes
I need your first name so I know who you are.
in Los Angeles
not in Los Angeles