Posts Tagged ‘Israeli Food’

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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Danielle Oron’s Modern Israeli Cooking

My favorite new cookbook is Danielle Oron’s Modern Israeli Cooking: 100 New Recipes for Traditional Classics.  I’ve been following Danielle’s blog I Will Not Eat Oysters for a while now, and I’m thrilled that she finally published her first cookbook. Danielle creates recipes with an incredible array of flavors. Her cooking has been compared to…

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Delicious Israel

I love Israeli food, but I’ve always been a little intimidated to cook from my trendy Israeli cookbooks. That is, until Inbal Baum not only came into my life but came into my kitchen all the way from Israel and showed me how easy, delicious, and healthy Israeli cuisine can be to prepare and cook….

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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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The Search for Israeli Cuisine

This is how it happens sometimes.  A search for a new brisket recipe for Passover led me to discover an exciting upcoming documentary about Israeli cuisine.  I found this short film by Roger Sherman on The Brisket Book when I was looking for the brisket recipe. Roger, I then learned, is also an award-winning producer,…

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