Posts Tagged ‘Israeli Food’

The Joys of Jewish Preserving

Inspired by the bounty at her local farmers market and a desire to eat more locally and seasonally, Emily Paster began preserving and pickling ten years ago. In her fabulous new cookbook, The Joys of Jewish Preserving: Modern Recipes with Traditional Roots, for Jams, Pickles, Fruit Butters, and More—for Holidays and Every Day, Emily combines…

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The Desert and the Cities Sing: Discovering Today’s Israel

The Desert and the Cities Sing: Discovering Today’s Israel is a beautiful multisensory boxed set that celebrates today’s Israel. From world-renowned artists and performers to brilliant educators who are making radical changes to the country’s school system to new movements in cuisine, and the recent wave of Israeli hip hop bands making an impact on the…

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Ron and Leetal Arazi are on a mission to share the vibrant traditional Sephardic and Middle Eastern Jewish food they grew up eating. With their artisanal food company, New York Shuk, they hope to bring the flavors of Middle Eastern cuisine into all our kitchens. Their line of homemade harissa has been praised by everyone from food…

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Tahini by Adeena Sussman

My new ingredient obsession is tahini. From whisking it into salad dressing to drizzling it on roasted vegetables, tahini makes any dish a standout. Tahini is not only delicious, it’s healthy too! It’s rich in omegas, high in protein, and calcium, and low in carbohydrates. It’s also vegan, gluten and dairy free. I’m thrilled that…

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Soom Tahini

Soom Tahini is the tahini used in many of the hottest restaurant kitchens across the nation. Everyone from Michael Solomonov of Zahav to Alon Shaya of Shaya is proclaiming it’s the best they’ve ever tasted. Soom is a Philadelphia-based, certified women-owned company started by Amy, Shelby, and Jackie Zitelman—three very hard-working sisters. Their mission is…

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Israel Eats

Israel Eats is a delicious compilation of stories, recipes, and stunning photographs of Israel’s food culture. It’s a gorgeous coffee table book and one of my new favorite cookbooks. Steven Rothfeld, a world-class photographer, spent several months traveling through Israel to explore the vibrant food scene. The locals guided him from one great restaurant to…

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