In a pickle: Choosing between American and Israeli brined cucumbers
What's the difference between American and Israeli pickles? One's spicy and sour, while the other is a bit more mild.
For some American tourists, the first encounter with an Israeli pickle provokes quite a surprise. While the mild and crunchy kosher dill pickle is popular in the American Jewish and non-Jewish cuisine, it does not prepare you for its strong-flavored, spicy Israeli brother.