When the place you buy vegetables at is also the place you party at… It’s like imagine dancing and getting drunk at Whole Foods. That would be weird, but in Jerusalem, it actually works out pretty good. Pretty, pretty good. See, many people visit Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda market – it is after all Israel’s largest […]

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Our friends at Jewlicious put together an awesome instructional video and recipe for authentic Shakshuka. It may not be fast, but it is delicious and unequivocally authentic. There are no extraneous ingredients, no pretentious reinvention, just good, honest Jewish-inspired, North African yumminess. Visit Jewlicious for the full recipe.

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Alicia Wilbur is pretty much the only female, Jewish enologist or wine scientist from Herzog Wineries . Jay Buchsbaum is a well-known Wine Educator from the Royal Wine Company. Together they taste four late harvest wines from California: Late Harvest Clarksburg Chenin Blanc, Late Harvest Monterey County White Riesling, Late Harvest Orange […]

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What’s with all the cheese on Shavuot thing? Shavuot is the holiday that commemorates “Zman Matan Torah” – the time when the Jews received the Torah from God at Mount Sinai. Prior to this, Jewish law wasn’t codified. That means that Jews didn’t keep kosher because there were no kosher laws. Thus, as soon as […]

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What makes this Chocolat Soufflé particularly Israeli? Because it was made in the state-of-the-art culinary facilities at the Eilat campus of Ben Gurion University for starters! The recipe is simple and a gluten free departure from most soufflé recipes, but after the shoot, I ate it and it was delicious! The Culinary School, in conjunction […]

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We visited the state-of-the-art Culinary School at Ben Gurion University’s Eilat campus where the staff and students helped us create this delicious, ready to make concoction. It contains ingredients typically found in Israel like Oranges, Halva and Semolina – as well as Maple Syrup for an exotic touch. Of course you can replace the Maple […]

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Just in time for Passover, the fine folks at React added a new segment to their People vs. Food series. In this clip, they take a group of cute and innocent kids and subject them to Gefilte Fish. Among many Ashkenazi Jews, Gefilte Fish is an obligatory part of all Sabbath and holiday meals. Some, […]

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Since as early as 2008, Ben & Jerry’s in Israel has been producing a Kosher for Passover Charoset flavored ice cream. Charoset is one of the food items traditionally placed on seder plates by Jews around the world. The Ashkenazi variety is typically a paste made up of apples, nuts, wine and cinnamon meant to […]

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A short comedy mockumentary about Hamentaschen addiction and the trail of destruction that it leaves behind. The film focuses a some of the addicts and the problems they face with their addiction, also on the organization Save Our Hamentaschen and the challenges they face in providing counsel and support for Hamentaschen addicts. Shot in Melbourne, […]

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Yup. The Soup Nazi from Seinfeld visited Israel and did an ad for Pepsi. Larry Thomas, the Emmy nominated actor who portrayed the Soup Nazi on the show, visited 50 legendary Tel Aviv street food joints – because presumably, eating street food makes you thirsty and Pepsi is all about quenching thirst. Or something. Props […]

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