Home is Where the Heart is
4 May 2020
Over the course of the past few days, we've slowly been easing back into our "normal" lives. We are thrilled to be out beyond the boundaries of our neighborhood, but there was something special about the last couple of months while we were confined to our homes spending time with ourselves and with our families. For me at least, the initial shock was quite overwhelming. Once I o...
When Life Gives You Lemons Make Lemonana
28 April 2020
This year our lemon tree blessed us with the juiciest, most beautiful lemons. We have had an endless supply of gorgeous ripe lemons on our kitchen table adding a pop of  bright yellow giving us a fresh happy feeling. We've had an abundance of this soury fruit at our fingertips adding their zest and juice to home cooked dishes, salads, lemon pies and drinks. We just pruned our lem...
Food that looks as beautiful as it tastes
20 February 2017
It's always nice to see a friendly face from the Old country and this time was no different. It was especially nice to see Torontonian, Amy Stopnicki here in Israel and get a taste of what she has been up to recently. We  watched and tasted as Amy demonstrated to our group the delicious dishes featured in her brand new cookbook Kosher Taste. Amy's new cookbook is a welcome additio...
Homemade Challah
20 November 2015
Although baking challah was always something I wanted to do, I can count on just one hand the number of times I attempted the feat over the past 20 years. I like to cook and be creative in the kitchen but challah baking just wasn't working for me. There were too many steps, it was too messy and the recipes didn't have anyone coming back for seconds. After learning about the spiritual a...