Category Archives: Dishes with cheese

Middle Eastern twist on “Pizza”

I got home yesterday evening and was so hungry ! I almost picked up the phone and ordered Pizza (yes, pizza is a very well known Israeli food ((((-; ) But then I opened the fridge and saw: za’atar spice, … 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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Labaneh – Middle Eastern cheese made of Yogurt

Use at least 2 pounds/1 kg of very THICK yogurt (preferably from goats’ milk). I usually use 2 kg. Pour the thick yogurt into a large strainer that is lined with a kitchen cloth. Place it over a pot and … Continue reading

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