A Culinary Experience of Israel

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Aug 19, 2015 3:29:26 PM

by Jackie Sayet

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Topics: Culinary, food, foodies, guest blog, Guest Blogger, Jewish Heritage, Tel Aviv, thoughts of a traveler

A Taste of Israel: MachneYuda and Chef Assaf Granit

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

May 23, 2015 11:57:54 AM

[su_quote]For starters, I will take a sashimi passion fruit with pickled kohlrabi and tobiko; I will have the fillet mignon with yogurt pesto, and beet mashed potatoes as my entrée. For dessert, you might as well add in the tiramisu with pistachio cookies & cream.[/su_quote]The featured image above is just a glimpse of the mouthwatering items offered by the iconic MachneYuda restaurant in Jerusalem.  At MachneYuda, Chef Assaf Granit has taken the restaurant scene in Jerusalem to another level. Assaf Granit was born and raised in Jerusalem and is notable for being the winner of Israel’s Iron Chef. Internationally versed in his art, Chef Granit has become unstoppable.  He combines his culinary innovation with the heart of Jerusalem cuisine making it almost impossible to get a reservation at MachneYuda unless made weeks prior.

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Topics: Arts and Culture, Culinary, foodies, Jewish Heritage

Favorite Underrated and Authentic Foods of Israel

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Mar 13, 2015 10:40:40 AM

When people think of Israel’s food, it’s likely they think of hummus, rugelach or falafel. But there’s a wide range of Israeli dishes that celebrate the country’s culture and heritage.  If you’re looking for a way to create memories that will last and to expand your palate as well, consider immersing yourself in the foods of the region, like the ones described below.

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Topics: Culinary

Exploring Jewish Portugal through the Community’s Culinary Traditions

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Jan 14, 2015 3:41:29 AM

Jewish residents of various backgrounds embrace different cooking methods and use different ingredients while remaining true to the roots and rules of traditional Jewish cuisine. This is true of Portugal’s Jewish community, who are part of a larger group called the Sephardic Jews.  This group is from the Iberian Peninsula, which includes Portugal and other areas, like North Africa.  The culinary traditions of the people of  Jewish Portugal vary, depending on location within the area- though no matter where you go the food is supurb!

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Topics: Culinary, food, Jewish Heritage, jewish portugal, Worldwide Jewish Heritage

Best Break-Fast Israeli Salad Recipe and Fasting Tips

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

May 23, 2014 2:35:51 PM

Best Break-the-Fast Israeli Salad Recipe and Fasting Tips

Find out how to make this delicious salad below!
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Topics: Culinary, food, Tips, tips

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