Zylyz is a special wordpress theme from FabThemes. This is a recipe/food blog theme. Theme is packed with features that can power a recipe site on wordpress. This uses features like custom post type, custom taxonomies, custom metabox etc. The recipe posts are specially crafted to display the contents in a user friendly way. The theme also supports regular blog feature.
The home page of the theme holds a nivo slider which can be customized. From the options page you can choose to display either featured recipes or featured posts on the slider. How to create recipe posts