Category Archives: Jewish and Israeli Food

Ideas for Your Best Ever Purim Seudah

Mar 08, 2017  |  By Shira Goldstein

Purim is right around the corner, so it’s time to plan your seudah! A big, festive meal (called mishteh in Aramaic and seudah in Hebrew) is one of Purim’s mitzvot, and is a wonderful opportunity to gather your family and friends together for a delicious feast! As with every festive meal, it’s customary to start with bread. A seasonal favorite is Purim challah: add candies, sprinkles, chocolate chips to your […]

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Winter Warmers: Quick Lentil Soup

Jan 22, 2017  |  By Shira Goldstein

Soups are popular across Israel because they’re cheap and filling. If you pick the right ingredients, they can also pack a big protein punch, which is perfect as a lunch time pick-me-up to get you through the rest of your day! Lentils are a Middle Eastern staple. They’re cheap, tasty, cook quickly and are full of protein, making them an Israeli favorite! This recipe makes for a wholesome and delicious […]


Winter Warmers: Matzah Ball Soup

Jan 01, 2017  |  By Shira Goldstein

January has arrived, bringing crisp air and bare trees and unrelenting, bone-chilling cold. Every time I leave the house, the call of centuries of (overly) concerned Jewish mothers reverberates through my head: Take your coat! January’s icy chill invariably strikes even the strongest of us down with coughs, colds and the dreaded flu. When germs and sickness come knocking at the door, the Jewish mother has one fix-all solution in […]

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