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Dairy Free Side Dishes

A slice of Yerusalmi kugel on a plate

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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Israeli rice and beans in a white bowl

Israeli Rice and Beans Recipe

Israeli rice and beans is a delicious savory dish flavored with cumin and sweet paprika.  It can be eaten on its own or as a side to complement meat or chicken. Israeli rice and beans was created by Sephardic Jews in the Old City of Jerusalem. Later, adopted by Jews across the country. To this …

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Yellow rice in a white bowl

Israeli Yellow Rice

Israeli yellow rice is a popular side dish in Israel. It’s even almost as common as Israeli white rice. It is most commonly served with chicken, meatballs, or fish alongside veggies. ,My family doesn’t sit down to eat together a lot, but when we do, there is yellow rice on the table.  Israeli white rice also …

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a pile of roasted potatoes with rosemary on a white plate

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

These oven-roasted rosemary potatoes are filled with a deep rustic flavor and are extremely simple to make.  You can serve these potatoes to complement pretty much any savory dish whether it’s fish, poultry, or meat.  I love rosemary and really started using it while living in Israel.  Here you can find rosemary growing in front of …

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