Category Archives: Jewish and Israeli Food

Guide to the Tu B’Shevat Seder and Other Customs

Jan 15, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
tu b'shvat seder, fruit

The next Jewish holiday is Tu B’Shevat – literally, the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shevat. This year, it falls on the night of January 30th, and is considered the “New Year” for trees (learn more about the four Jewish New Years here). The date was chosen for a very beautiful reason: the middle of Shevat (end of January – mid February) is traditionally when almond trees – the […]

 

DIY Israeli Breakfast

Jan 09, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
Israeli breakfast, shakshuka

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it looks different all over the world. Brits load up with a heavy plate of fried sausages, eggs, bread, and beans; the Japanese eat noodles in broth; the Dutch start the day with buttered white bread loaded with dark chocolate sprinkles or peanut butter. Wherever you’re from, we can agree on one thing: there are few […]

 

The Best Ever Latke Recipe!

Dec 13, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold
hanukkah latkes

Hanukkah means latkes! Crunchy on the outside and steamy soft within, these delicious potato pancakes are an amazing Hanukkah treat that’s perfect for the whole family, filling, and a great side dish to any meal. Here’s our recipe for perfect potato pancakes. It really is the best ever latke recipe! Pro Tips: ✅ Never fry in olive oil I know we eat latkes to remember the miracle of the oil, but olive […]