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About vegetarian foodesigns from the land of milk and honey

Shalom. My name is Michal and I'm Israeli. I would like to share with you my passion to vegetarian food, cooking and baking from scratch, using local ingredients (whatever I can find in the market, instead of using canned ingredients)

Review – Moroccan Lentil Soup

Originally posted on Musings from the Yellow Kitchen:
Hot soup in the slow cooker A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to receive a gift from a very sweet friend. The totally unexpected package contained a cookbook I had…

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Ethiopian bread: Injera

Originally posted on Musings from the Yellow Kitchen:
I have a friend, a violinst with whom I play frequently, who has a lovely little girl she adopted from Ethiopia. Her family is also vegetarian, and we often talk about food.…

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A RICH Dried fruits and Nuts Cake for the coming Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat

What is the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat and what does it symbolize? Where does the tradition of eating both fresh and dried fruits stem from? You can read about it here:  https://vegetarianfoodesignsfromthelandofmilkandhoney.wordpress.com/2014/01/02/tu-bishvat-jewish-new-year-of-trees-is-coming-up-in-a-couple-of-weeks/ Here is a rich Dried fruits and … Continue reading

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Tu Bishvat – The Jewish “New Year of Trees – is coming up in a couple of weeks

“The first time Tu Bishvat – Rosh Ha’shanah La-Ilanot – New Year of trees – is mentioned in the Mishna (the book of the Oral Torah) is in connection with tithing of fruit. According to the sages at this point … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Moussaka (Because it is eggplant season in Israel)

I love eggplants. I come from a Romanian Jewish family and Romanians love eggplants plus I was born in Israel and since Israel is a melting pot (literally!) of Jews who came back to their land after thousands of years … Continue reading

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Sabih – A typical Israeli fast food that stems from Iraqi Jews’ Shabbat Breakfast

In Arabic “Sabah el Kheir” means “Good morning” but this Israeli sandwish you see in this photo, which consists of pita bread stuffed with fried slices of eggplant (in my case: I bake them after dipping them in olive oil), … Continue reading

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“Green” Tahini sauce/Tarator – with herbs

You can use it on vegetable salads, falafel, sauteed or roasted vegetables, patties, meat (I’m vegetarian so I use meat-like-soy-products instead), french fries, cooked rice !!! We put it on so many things just like you guys use Ketchup ! … Continue reading

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Hummus: served with tahini sauce/tarator and sauteed mushrooms

Who invented the Hummus? Was it the Lebanese? the Jordanians? Maybe the Israeli Arabs? (((((((((((-: Frankly, I don’t care ! Whoever invented it was a genius ! In Israel there’s another version eaten with mushrooms (on top of the hummus … Continue reading

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Haifa – my hometown (in Israel), a few days ago

Some information about Haifa: (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haifa ) “The largest city in northern Israel, and the third-largest city in the country, with a population of over 291,000. Another 300,000 people live in towns directly adjacent to the city… Together these areas form … Continue reading

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Mushroom Soup

Originally posted on Musings from the Yellow Kitchen:
A couple of weeks ago I had a hankering for mushroom soup, but not any mushroom soup I’d ever had before. I’m not a big fan of cream of mushroom soup, and…

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