My Great Grandparents were born in Zahle, Lebanon. That’s where the history of the Wardy’s began. My Great-Great Grandfather, Ibrahim Daher Wardy born in the early 1800s had four sons, Daher, Elias, Wakeen (my Great Grandfather) and Khalil. Below is a picture of my Great-Grandparents Wakeen and Fadua along with my grandfather, Amen Wardy Sr. (standing third from the left) and his brothers and sisters.
We were recently invited to join our dear friends Gloria and Steven Cohen for dinner, at their home on Kauai. It’s always a coveted invitation as they are lovely people, wonderful cooks, amazing hosts and fellow foodies. This particular evening as we entered their kitchen we were taken by the intoxicating, wonderful aromas and the unfamiliar face behind the stove.