Lemony Tahini

We, Israelis and Palestinians love our lemony tahini. We eat it for breakfast with our omelets, frittatas or shakshuka; for lunch with falafel or sweet potato boats; and for dinner with roasted cabbage, sweet potatoes or cauliflower. My family and…

Quick Hot Sauce

If you’re not sure what to do with 1 or more jalapeños you can always make this. The good thing is that it doesn’t require a food processor or blender. Then use it  in rice bowls, sandwiches, avocado toasts, braised…

Smoky Bell Peppers

The aroma of burnt peppers always reminds me of home, my mother’s house in the Negev, the desert of Israel. Every Friday noon my mother burns, directly on the flames, green hot peppers for Matbucha, spicy cooked tomato salad and…

Turkish-Inspired Flatbreads

Bread recipes normally take long proofing time. The great thing about this one is that it needs only 30 minutes proofing and 1 hour in total. The second great thing is the number of ingredients, flour and yeast. I like…

savory vegetable crumble

Don’t you find it annoying when you search for a recipe online, click on a picture, scroll down, and down, and down and down, and after 10 seconds, you’re like, “screw you, I don’t need your recipe!” So from now…

Roasted cauliflower with tahini and herbs

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everyday israeli salad

We, Israelis, like to eat breakfast anytime in the day, especially for dinner because it has many elements yet it’s a light. Typical Israeli  breakfast usually includes eggs (shakshuka is one style), different types of cheeses, bread, tahini sauce and…

spiced tahini cookies

I’m craving something sweet But healthy sweet Something to have with my jungle tea Quick and delicious Maybe a cookie? Definitely a cookie Chocolate chip cookie? Noooo…  not again Oh wow those look good  Ooooh I love tahini cookies Let’s…