Posts Tagged ‘food’

The Shuka Truck

One of the highlights of our recent trip to New York was eating at the Shuka Truck and meeting Gabriel, Josh, and Solomon. They are lifelong friends who grew up in the same town in Israel. They also grew up eating shakshuka — an Israeli dish of eggs poached in a tomato sauce spiced with harissa,…

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Ben Orkin’s Challah

Ben Orkin takes challah-braiding to a whole new level. Set to the music of Philip Glass, his instructional video is just about the most beautiful challah-braiding tutorial I’ve ever seen .

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A letter to Bubbie

Dear Bubbie,   We live in California now, and my Jewish cooking has gotten all mixed up with local influences. I’m sorry and I feel really bad but your beloved chicken soup has become your grandchildren’s favorite Mexican chicken soup. I still make your soup. Especially when the kids are sick or it’s a really cold…

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Cooking with Balaboosta

I’ve been looking forward to the Balaboosta cookbook by Einat Admony all year. Balaboosta (for those who might not know) is a yiddish term for the perfect housewife, homemaker, mother, cook and hostess. Einat is a true Balaboosta!  In addition to her busy work life running her three New York acclaimed restaurants, she also cooks for…

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