Posts Tagged ‘Israeli Food’

Hebel & Co.

My new favorite halvah is from Hebel & Co. It’s handmade in Los Angeles, and it’s delicious! Scott Hebel grew up eating halvah in Israel, but here in the States where he now lives, he was unable to find any that rivaled what he had as a kid. A few years ago Scott, along with his…

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Little Book of Jewish Appetizers

Just in time for Rosh Hashanah, Leah Koenig’s Little Book of Jewish Appetizers is the perfect book to give or get this holiday season. With everything from nibbles and salads to dips and meatballs—and filled with more than 25 inspired modern starters that draw from global Jewish influences—this is a gem of a book. Leah’s…

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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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