Thursday, July 30, 2015 Av 14, 5775
A TASTE OF ISRAEL
By:
Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
Here in Israel, the official grilling season begins in the spring, on Israel Independence Day. Israelis take their grilling very seriously -- almost every square centimeter of park or patch of ground fills with grilling "experts" -- almost always men! -- vigorously fanning the coals with a "naf-naf." (I believe it's an Israeli invention.) This goes on until the rains...
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By:
Ethel Hofman, Jewish Exponent Feature
"Come for drinks, then we'll go out for dinner." In summer, this type of "Happy Hour" calls for special cocktails. I like offering more exciting ones than during the rest of the year and then team them with appropriate canapes. The bounteous array of herbs and fruits available during the warm weather months team up well with whatever you choose...
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By:
Linda Morel
WHAT'S COOKING? People often think of potatoes as winter food, as the starchy side of a filling, warming meal. But like most people, potatoes have multi-fac­eted personalities. During the summer, they relax in laid-back recipes, adding a refreshing element to warm weather meals. Potatoes can be served hot or cold. Nothing says summer better than potato salad, whether German-style, with...
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By:
Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
On a recent trip to Tiberias, my daughter and I sampled the offerings of two "seaside" restaurants by the Sea of Galilee. As is customary, we ordered the ubiquitous Israeli fresh fish straight from the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) known here by so many names: St. Peter's fish, amnon and musht. It's known in the States as tilapia. This gray-silver...
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A TASTE OF ISRAEL
By:
Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
Nothing says summer more than a beautiful bowl of fresh cherries. Bing is the best-known sweet cherry. Large, round, and extra-sweet, it has purple-red flesh and a deep red skin that is close to black when fully ripe. Available from the end of May until early August, you can bet that the Bing will star in the National Cherry Festival,...
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