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

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

Fasting Tips and Israeli Salad Recipe

Posted by Gil Travel

Oct 3, 2014 1:38:32 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: Culture and Heritage, food, tips

4 Must-Try Israeli Desserts

Posted by Iris Hami

Jul 19, 2014 11:46:20 AM

Four Israeli Desserts with Strong Cultural Connections

Baklava Sampler (By stuart_spivack [CC BY SA 2.0], via flickr)

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, desserts, food, Israel, sweets, travel

Underrated Food from Israel

Posted by Iris Hami

Jul 12, 2014 11:32:51 AM

More than Hummus and Rugelach: Israel’s Culinary Heritage

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.

Seven underrated Israeli dishes

, via flickr
[box title="Cholent" style="soft" box_color="#b35500" title_color="#ffffff" radius="6"]In Israel, cholent, otherwise known as Jewish stew, is a slow-cooked meal that is extremely popular during Shabbat. In fact, the recipe was developed over the centuries to align with Jewish laws that prohibit cooking on the Sabbath. According to multiple sources, the dish boils on Friday before the Sabbath, and then is placed into a slow cooker or oven on low heat until the next day. Cholent typically includes meat, potatoes, beans and barley. However, Sephardic Jews often substitute rice for the beans and barley and chicken for the beef. They may also add whole eggs, shell included! Ashkenazi Jews often include a sausage casing or chicken neck skin stuffed with flour.[/box]
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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Facts about Israel, food, foodies, Fun stuff, Israel, Israel Travel, Uncategorized

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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