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EST. 2011 BY LIZ RUEVEN
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Delicious Dairy & Bourekas in Israel

Delicious Dairy & Bourekas in Israel

Contributed and photographed by Paloma Aeylon Falafel. Shawarma. Hummus. Shnitzel. Shakshuka. These are typically the foods we salivate over in anticipation of touching down in the land of milk and honey. While these Israeli delicacies certainly warrant our attention and appetite, there’s a culinary craf...



Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Find Middle Eastern Spices in this NY Shuk

Find Middle Eastern Spices in this NY Shuk

Hankering for those complex Middle Eastern flavors? NY SHUK has created three jarred condiments that may end your search for those nuanced flavors that are difficult to achieve on your own. Ron and Leetal Arazi's harissa, tanzeya, and L'ekama, from their NY SHUK pantry, are so authentically Middle Eastern...



Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Birthday of the Trees with Pecan & Fig Biscotti

Birthday of the Trees with Pecan & Fig Biscotti

I wrestled with my warmest waterproof boots, grabbed my camera and began to hunt for signs of spring last week. There were spots of snow everywhere but some sunnier patches in my yard made way for tufts of bright green shoots. Good thing I was looking then, since temps have plummeted into the Arctic zone in ...



Thursday, August 9, 2012

Israeli Terroir Reflected in this Elegant Red

Israeli Terroir Reflected in this Elegant Red

Contributed by wine writer and consultant, Zachary Sussman You might say that the tradition of winemaking in Israel extends as far back as the Old Testament, ever since Noah famously “planted a vineyard” and “drank of the wine” in Genesis. Given such ancient origins, it’s ironic that the modern I...



Thursday, June 7, 2012

‘Tis the Season: Gifts from the Desert plus Cherry Tomato Soup

‘Tis the Season: Gifts from the Desert plus Cherry Tomato Soup

For young lovers and their parents, ‘tis the season of gift giving as summer weddings approach and engagements are announced. How about considering unique, edible gifts? I ran across information about Negev Nectars and was taken by their mission “to support small- scale, sustainable agriculture in I...



Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Breakfast in Haifa & Israeli Chopped Salad

Breakfast in Haifa & Israeli Chopped Salad

When we discovered the Villa Carmel Hotel on a shady, tree lined street off the main drag in the busy Carmel center, we were grateful.  As visitors to M’s native Israel each year for more than 30 years, we had stayed in nearly every other hotel in Haifa, and disliked them all.  Cavernous lobbies, kids run...



Wednesday, February 1, 2012

The New Year of the Trees & Couscous with Chicken

The New Year of the Trees & Couscous with Chicken

Take a moment to pause and imagine:  Spring is only a few weeks away! The Jewish holiday of Tu b’Shvat is a day set aside to celebrate the fruit of the trees and to give thanks for their well-being and bounty. Perfect timing. 12048...



Wednesday, November 9, 2011

A Jammin’ Family Business

A Jammin’ Family Business

I’ve spent the last couple of days immersed in Kosherfest 2011. This trade show in Secaucus, NJ. gathers the largest group of professionals associated with kosher food. While my haunts are usually farmers’ markets, innovative vegetarian and locavore restaurants and boutique wineries, I wanted to explore t...