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My Last Sheva Brachot Menu and Recipes

I was asked by several of my guests to share my recipes for the Sheva Brachot we hosted this week for my niece Mushkie and her husband Zalman, and I am delighted to oblige. So, here comes, complete with recipes. I used some wonderful treats…
Pre-Pessach Shabbos Bash

My Pre-Pessach Chametz Shabbos Menu and Recipes

My whole grain loaves look plebeian and rustic, in the traditional Sephardi/Arabic tradition, but they taste awfully GOOD! Pre-Pessach Shabbos Menu, everyone's mind is racing about how to make the most of our stash of goodies, the ones we…
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Kosher Food and Wine Experience KFWE 2013

Kosher Food and Wine Experience is the perfect foodie dream: All your favorite Kosher Food and wine, with many new exciting Kosher Food additions each year, are displayed and generously offered in the magnificent Pier 60, which accommodates…

Main Course Salad Recipes: Two of my Favorites.

I could eat Main Course Salad almost everyday. And I do. For all of you always asking what fabulous treats I make my husband for dinner when we are alone, weekdays or shabbos, the answer is: Main Course Salad. I do hope you are not disappointed,…

Tu Bishvat: Cooking with Fruit. Menu and Recipes

Cooking with fruit is not just something seasonal we do in honor of Tu Bishvat, the celebration of Fruit Trees. In our Moroccan Cuisine, Cooking with Fruit occurs just as often as baking with fruit, as in this Moroccan Rice Chicken Dried Fruit…

Kids Food: Will They Eat THIS? You Bet! Recipes We Can ALL Share.

The perennial kids food question: "Will my kids like This?" So, the answer is yes yes yes! And not only for sweets, but for dinner as well, as you will see in a moment. This baby is among my youngest fans (what? do I have even younger ones?…
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Our Trip to Jerusalem Before the Snow: Restaurants and Beyond

Trip to Jerusalem with our tour guide, Gidi Kelman, and his beautiful family Enjoy the pictures! http://on.fb.me/1oxZg0B We came back exhausted but delighted from our trip to Jerusalem, the last three days of sleet, hail, diluvial rains…
Making Shabbos in a Jiffy

Making Shabbos in a Jiffy

Making Shabbos in a Jiffy: This whole past week was taken up at my apartment with emergency repairs, and the first time I had full access to my kitchen was Thursday night. Since we are going away to Israel this coming Thursday, for almost two…

My Youngest and Cutest Fan: My Muffins are Working:-)

Is she my cutest fan or what? How young - and how adorable - can a fan of my desserts be? All the way from the Holy Land. Take a look: accompanied by the loveliest note written by Mommy, which I am sharing below: What Nachas! Most important…
The Bengali Five Spice Chronicle

The Bengali Five Spice Chronicle: Rinku Bhattacharya. Book Review

Reading - yes, reading, that's how intriguing and exciting it is - Rinku Bhattacharya's cookbook is to me the next best thing to a stroll through, say, Machane Yehuda, the legendary open-air market at the heart of Jerusalem. It positively vibrates…

Potato Latkas and Fritters International. All Recipes

Potato Latkas time is short: Make the most of it! In this post you will find everything there is to know about potato latkas and fritters from the world over, plus tips on how to fry latkas and other fritters safely and effectively. Scroll…
Kosherfest 2012 Standout New Products

Kosherfest 2012 Standout New Products

Kosherfest in Secaucus was great fun this year. I and quite a few others marveled at how the staff at Kosherfest pulled off the whole show with their hands often tied behind their backs, so soon after Hurricane Sandy, which crippled many warehouses…