Homemade Spelt Challah

According to Michele Turcotte, a registered, licensed dietitian, spelt “is richer in many nutrients, such as protein and minerals” compared to wheat flour. I thought I would try to make a slightly more nutritious version of challah using this Homemade Spelt Challah recipe graciously given by Rebbetzin Shula Begun. I made this for a large…

When to Visit Machne Yehuda

As previously mentioned, Machne Yehuda is one of my favorite markets in the world. This is a hustling and bustling market that has different vibes depending on when you visit. Here are my top three recommendations: Come on Friday: Explore Machne Yehuda on Friday (before Shabbat starts). The market gets packed, and is surrounded by…

Best Foods to Eat at Machne Yehuda

I wrote about some of these places in my earlier post titled, “A Foodie’s Guide to Jerusalem”, but figured I need to dedicate an entire blog post to my favorite market in the world, Shuk Machne Yehuda. Disclaimer: I do not currently live in Jerusalem, but lived there a few years ago for a summer, and…