Yvonne Maffei, Halal Consumer magazine’s resident chef, is not only a food writer and photographer, she’s also a cooking instructor and the Editor of My Halal Kitchen, a halal food and cooking blog showcasing culinary tips and healthy halal recipes. Her food photography, styling techniques and props were at work in the IFANCA Public Service Announcement that increased hits to IFANCA.org by 25% in 2010.

Yvonne also conducts cooking classes. We caught up with her to bring you an assortment of some of the flavors she brings to life during these demonstrations.


Chickpea & Sun-Dried Tomato Salad

Shrimp Scampi Mediterraneo

Coconut Flan

Recipes adapted from the cookbook Goya: Best of the Americas.