20 Random Facts About Me:

  1. The first word I learned to say was “Bamba”.
  2.  My parents took me with them to their trips around the world since I was 10 years old.
  3. Since the age of 14 I started writing travel journals which I keep till this day.
  4. My favorite childhood dish was Pasta Bechamel.
  5. Other hobbies of mine are dancing and singing.
  6. I eat (almost) everything. I never want to eat: a cockroach.
  7. I served two years of military service in the intelligence corps.
  8. I have a  B.Sc. in Biology and Brain Science.
  9. When I was younger I also practiced: Karate, Horseback Riding, Belly Dancing, Drawing and Sketching, Ceramics.
  10. I don’t like: warm bell peppers with their skins.
  11. A good dish for me is a combination of: good quality ingredients, balanced seasoning, well prepared to the right cooking degree and… the secret ingredients: love and passion!
  12. I am addicted to gummy bears (of all shapes).
  13. 5 things you will always find in my fridge: butter, hot sauce (any kind), pesto, cheese, mayonnaise.
  14. I will never cook: my beloved cat (so stop asking!).
  15. ‘What’s the story of your name’ is actually the most frequent question I get asked.
  16. I love cooking with Mediterranean ingredients like: olive oil, lemon, garlic, yogurt, olives…
  17. I have a phenomenal memory for food but an awful memory for names.
  18. Once upon a time I didn’t eat any Ginger, Eggplant, Avocado. Today I’m cured.
  19. I wanted to be a magician when I grow up.
  20. My all-time favorite dish: I don’t have one. I really like trying new dishes from all other the world.