Category Archives: Fresh Vegetable Salads

Another week, Another Batch of Hummus

Originally posted on Vegetarian Foodesigns from the Land of Milk and Honey:
My first post deals with a staple Israeli, Middle-Eastern food: Hummus. I’m giving you a basic recipe for my Hummus paste but will post more ideas and suggestions…

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Drunk Figs in Red wine and Brandy, filled with almonds

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 … Continue reading

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Tu Bi-shvat (15th of the Hebrew month of Shvat) – The New Year of Trees – coming up in 2 weeks

“A TIME TO GROW This year on Tu B’Shvat, as you’re gnawing that slab of carob, ask yourself: Am I getting the spiritual food and shelter I need to survive, or is my tree being blown down by the forces … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Adding beet to my morning juice and creating another fresh salad

Before cutting the veggies for the salad, I added one fresh beet to my regular,morning, juice: what a beautiful color came out of the juicer !!! and it tasted wonderful as well. I combined it with carrots, fresh fennel, ginger, … Continue reading

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Roasted Squash, Pear and Ginger Soup

Originally posted on Musings from the Yellow Kitchen:
This recipe, from Deborah Madison’s Vegetable Soups, is a favourite. I make extra squash for my daughter, who likes squash without the soup part, and I make extra pears for me, because…

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My version of a healthy Waldorf Salad – includes fennel and ginger but NO Mayonnaise !

Waldorf salad was very popular in Israel when I was a kid. It was served on every wedding !!! till we all became sick of it (-: I don’t like the original version which contains mayonnaise but I do like … Continue reading

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