Browsing the "Cumin" Tag →

IMG_0919-001

Vegetarian Lentil Soup

April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

I get asked for my lentil soup often, and for the longest time I could have sworn I had posted the recipe online, but time and time again, I was thinking of split pea soup,...

Read More →
Egg Curry

Egg Curry

March 25, 2014 | 4 Comments

For the last six weeks, I feel like I have been running.  There was was NY trip, then the inevitable post-travel catch up, family visited, I bought a minivan, more family visited, our son turned...

Read More →
One pot chicken and roasted potatoes

One Pot Chicken Dinner

February 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

If you follow me on Facebook, you might now that each Sunday, I plan the menu for the week.  Sometimes, my kitchen whiteboard tells me exactly what to cook, other night’s I’ll jot down the...

Read More →
Lentil Soup

Squash, Lentil & Bean Stew with with Fig Raita

January 27, 2014 | 8 Comments

This is an an easy-to-prepare vegetarian dish bursting with flavor and “one pot meals” score high on my favorite list.  The fewer dishes I need to clean at the end of the meal, the more...

Read More →
Potatoes stuffed with vegan chili

Vegan Chorizo Chili Stuffed Baked Potatoes

January 20, 2014 | 8 Comments

I’ve written about chili a number of times.  There’s my epic vegetarian chili which is free of meat and full of flavor.  If you’re more traditional there ‘s my chili con carne recipe (and I even...

Read More →
Shakshuka - Israeli Breakfast

Breakfast Shakshuka

January 13, 2014 | 5 Comments

 Ok, so I might have gone overboard with photos for this post, but I was just that excited.  When I saw Jewhungry’s Shakshuka post, I was itching to make this for my family too.  You see, shakshuka...

Read More →
Red Lentil Daal - This American Bite

Red Lentil Dhal Recipe

January 6, 2014 | 11 Comments

There’s something about that Gluten Free Naan bread that I shared last week that I can’t stay away from and lots of naan means lots of curry.  For our third curry night in two weeks,...

Read More →
Chicken Nuggets and fries

Shnitzelonim, Chips & Affligem

December 16, 2013 | 23 Comments

It’s 2005.  I have just moved to Israel.  I wake up on foam mattress on the floor of my friend’s three room apartment.  A small three room apartment that is home to seven people.  As...

Read More →
IMGP6191 (2)

Chocolate Mole Sauce

October 7, 2013 | 7 Comments

Our summer was a little busy.  My wife’s quick-trip to LA for a cousins wedding turned into a three week stay as a number of birthday celebrations and milestones fell into place.  While home-alone, I...

Read More →

For years, I didn’t eat lettuce.  Nor would I touch cinnamon or cilantro.  I still don’t eat bananas, yet all of these flavors are on our three year old’s top ten list.  We can hardly...

Read More →

A good shawarma has the potential to be the best thing you will ever eat but a bad shawarma recipe will send you running to the hills.  Perfecting shawarma is an art that many of Jerusalem’s street vendors haven’t...

Read More →
dukkah recipe guest post by Ronnie Fein

Home Made Dukkah Recipe

March 7, 2013 | 18 Comments

Offer me dukkah or candy, and I will take the dukkah.  I have been using this ingredient in everything since I bought out the entire supply at my local Trader Joes, and between you and...

Read More →
Hummus Salad

Deconstructed Hummus Salad

March 4, 2013 | 16 Comments

Sometimes you want something quick and easy, a short cut that will get you most of the way there.  Last night, in the midst of my hummus prep, I ran out of steam and with my...

Read More →
vegetarian felafel

Falafel Recipe

January 31, 2013 | 12 Comments

If you’ve spent any time in Israel, you’ll have an opinion on where to get the best falafel in the county.  In Jerusalem alone I had a favorite falafel vendor in four different neighborhoods, all...

Read More →

I can get lost for hours browsing the shelves of book stores but unless I am flying alone or reading a bedtime story to our son, it’a rare that I get the chance to read,...

Read More →

About a month ago, Jamie Geller, Author of the Quick & Kosher series and a fellow Kosher Connection member, shared her photos and thoughts as she went about an average day in Jerusalem.  She shopped the shuk (outdoor...

Read More →