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Israeli Salad

Israeli salad is a simple vegetable salad which you will almost always find served at meals in Israel.  You can eat it as a starter, a side salad to pretty much anything, or added to a pita sandwich. As a food blog that has quite a few Israeli recipes, I couldn’t possibly leave out Israeli …

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white rice in a white bowl on a marble counter

Israeli White Rice

Israeli white rice is much more flavorful than regular white rice and is never sticky but just as simple to make!  Serve on the side of meat, poultry, fish, a stir fry or as an addition to other Israeli classics. White rice is white rice right?  I thought so too, but I was wrong. When …

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israeli red rice in a white bowl

Israeli Red Rice

Israeli red rice is a delicious side that you will only find made in homes.  Add it to your table for a burst of color and delicious flavor.  Serve alongside chicken or meat. The first time I ate Israeli red rice was at my great aunt Chana’s house during a summer I spent in Israel. …

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Challah bread on marble counter

Best Challah Recipe

This is by far my favorite challah recipe.  It is soft, fluffy, and incredibly easy to make!   Eat it right out of the oven when it’s still warm, or use it for a traditional Shabbos meal.  Either way, you can’t go wrong. While bread in theory may be easy to make, I’ve always struggled to …

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Israeli Cabbage Salad

Israeli cabbage salad is a classic Israeli appetizer and side dish.  Not unlike American coleslaw, this dish is sweet and creamy.  Serve alongside dinner, lunch, or at a cookout.  Growing up, my mother would make this Israeli cabbage salad.  Before it was served, I would grab a fork and steal bites of fresh and crisp …

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Birdseye view of authentic Israeli shakshuka

Shakshuka for One

This Shakshuka for one is an individual portion just like you’d find served in most Israeli cafes.  Not only is this recipe tasty, but it is also extremely healthy, filling, and low in calories! I’ve been making Shakshuka since I was a teenager. Now whenever I make it, I think of my favorite cafe.   …

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Israeli Beef and Green Beans in a white bowl on a white counter

Israeli Beef and Green Beans

Israeli Beef and Green Beans is a tasty, easy, and classic dish. At its simplest, it is meat cooked with green beans in a seasoned tomato sauce. Serve with a side of rice for a healthy and well rounded Israeli meal! Growing up, my mom made American food during the week and Israeli food on …

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Moroccan fish in a white serving dish

Moroccan Fish

Moroccan Fish is a classic Israeli dish that comes from the Israeli-Moroccan community. This authentic recipe poaches tilapia in a spicy tomato sauce, using both dry and fresh peppers. The first time I ever tasted Moroccan fish was in Haifa, at the house of an old friend of the family.    When she served the …

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Yerushalmi Kugel

Yerushalmi kugel, also known as Jerusalem kugel, is a classic Israeli Shabbos dish. It is noodle pudding made with caramelized sugar and seasoned with black pepper, making it both sweet and spicy. Yerushalmi kugel is a very popular Israeli Shabbos dish. This noodle kugel originated in Jerusalem in the late 19th century, but nowadays you …

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