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3 years ago
Because I LOVE to and it makes me happy. I started photographing my food when I was gifted my first camera in 1989. For me, some of my best times have been experiences at the table, hence, Samira’s Table. I feel that food is the medium through which we can … Read more
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3 years ago
The answer goes back to childhood; but, not only my childhood, my mother’s childhood. My mother’s job in her family was to fry the chicken, for Sunday dinner. As you can imagine, after years of chicken frying, she perfected the technique and could fry … Read more
3 years ago
I really didn’t want to write anything on this post, b/c I think the photo says it all. How perfect does this sandwich look? Can’t you taste the tangy chewiness of the bread, the butteriness of the butter. I just love French food so much, It’s … Read more
3 years ago
This is soup from a trip to China. What I loved about it is I really didn’t know and understand what I was eating. Sure, I’ve had these kinds of Pho before, but I didn’t know what was in this particular ones, and my hosts didn’t really … Read more
3 years ago
This is one of my staple dishes. Every time I go to Ibiza Food & Wine Bar in Houston, Texas, I order this dish. My friend, Charles Clark, does such a beautiful job of highlighting this exquisite dish’s ingredients. Simple course sea salt, course black … Read more
3 years ago
This is one of my most favorite homemade breakfasts. Take a small Food For Life Baking Company Ezekiel tortilla. Lightly toast it. Cover it with fresh guacamole. Fry one fresh farm egg in olive oil, and place it on top of the guacamole. Top with Sriracha Rooster … Read more
3 years ago
This is one of my favorite things to eat: bread + oil. It is so simple. Yet, sometimes, the perfection is in the simplicity. This richness and nuttiness of the olive oil, combined with the texture and aroma of the bread was enough for me to eat just bread and oil … Read more
3 years ago
This dish is pure deliciousness. First, I’ve never tasted anything like it. Second, I crave it. In fact, as I type this post, I can feel the chewy texture of the dumplings, the hot and spicy sauce, the earthy organic goat. The crispy sesame. I want to fly to … Read more
3 years ago
Yes, I literally have almonds everywhere. In my purse. In my work bag. In my carryon bag. In my car’s glove compartment. On my desk. On my nightstand. You get the drift. In my experience, having a handy, healthy, extremely portable snack is essential to … Read more
3 years ago
As you may know, Samira’s Table, the brand, started our very food focused. People are always asking me where to eat in certain cities, and HOW do I find the best food. So, i’ll let you in on my ultra sophisticated (just kidding) process. I find the best … Read more
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