Hamin

Hamin (Chulent) is a traditional Jewish overnight stew, which  Jews around the world used to make for Shabbat since they couldn’t cook or light fire from Friday sundown to Saturday sundown. Although I don’t observe the Shabbat I sometimes to…

Japchae

Jap-che, I love saying it with Korean accent. I can make a pretty good Korean accent because I had a Korean friend, who has a thick accent. So thick that when she says zoo it sounds like Jew. She is…

Cashew e pepe

I have serious writer’s block. My brain slams the door in my face every time I sit down to write, just like our nasty upstairs neighbor. I knocked on her door and begged her to ask her little girls to…

potato & herb salad

I love potatoes and anything that is made with potatoes, from Russian potato salad to tortilla Española to Belgian pommes frites to campfire potatoes. Now that we have a fireplace – the second best thing you can have in the…

Root Hummus

I had started to write this post in the summer, while we where visiting Israel, but never finished it for the same reasons I haven’t been able to start or finish any posts since leaving Los Angeles back in June: lack of time, lack of motivation…

Black bean kibbeh

 Honestly, I don’t know what to call this dish. I think Kibbeh is the most appropriate name for it other then experimenting with black beans – I was trying to make veggie burger  but I over-processed the beans and added a large egg, which made the mixture too mushy to…