Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Melting Pot that Informs Israeli Cuisine

The Melting Pot that Informs Israeli Cuisine

When hummus becomes a culture and freekeh is sold at Whole Foods, you know that the "New Israeli Food" has reached far and wide. Freekeh, a chewy, nutty grain, has roots as far back as the Old Testament and is often cooked in the Middle East.  It's not a coincidence that the 7 "species" mentioned in the H...