Greens and Pita Benedict with Feta Zaatar Cream

Wanted to try this recipe after seeing it featured on Molly Yeh’s instagram and blog. I was particularly excited to try it because it is vegetarian (so am I), is made with homemade pita (one of my favorite types of bread), and is made with a feta cream sauce instead of hollandaise (I love poached…

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…

A Foodie’s Guide to Jerusalem

Based on my many experiences visiting Jerusalem (and one summer living there) I’ve put together some of my favorite foodie stops in this magical ancient city. All of these spots are vegetarian friendly! The first 3 spots are located in Shuk Machne Yehuda (my favorite market in the world!) Azura– I rarely break vegetarianism, and…

Top Restaurants in Tel Aviv

Yelp doesn’t seem to exist in Tel Aviv, and since I have yet to find an equivalent, I thought you all might enjoy reading about my favorite restaurants in Tel Aviv. I go to Tel Aviv quite frequently, so here are some of my favorite picks from my last couple of visits to this magical…

Foods of Israel Tour

During my recent trip to Israel, I did a four day extension Birthright extension program called Foods of Israel. Through this program I got to explore the melting pot of Israeli cuisine alongside peers from North and Latin America. The trip was a whirlwind of smells, sights and adventure, and I wanted to share my…

Healthy Brunch

Breakfasts in Israel are my favorite because they are so filling and healthy. Israeli breakfasts are typically full of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, fresh cheeses, and proteins (eggs and fish). For a recent Israeli themed brunch I made the following: Homemade buckwheat bread Toasted pita Hummus (I bought hummus masabacha from my local kosher grocery…

Shakshuka

Shakshuka isRAELI the ultimate comfort food perfect for any meal of the day! There are lots of variations on shakshuka recipes that are so delicious, so make sure to check them out! Green shakshuka is one of my favorites, and you can find many different recipes for them online. Here’s how I made my more…