This cake that was popular among Greek Jews is airier and lighter than the other semolina cakes.
Doram Gaunt is a senior editor at Haaretz English Edition and publishes his regular cooking column in Haaretz's culture section, Gallery.
Gaunt began writing for the IDF's weekly magazine, B'Mahane, in 1987. He has since written and edited for several leading Israeli newspapers and magazines, including a stint as editor-in-chief of IOL (Israel On-line Internet portal).
His cookbook, "A Tall Man Cooks," was published by Modan in 2007.
Gaunt has spent time living in both Belgium and the U.S. He is married with three children.
A refreshing lemonade for breaking the fast.
Drink cold, to break the fast.
A dairy-dish for a meat-free New Year’s meal. It can be made parve by substituting the butter with margarine.
A quick dish with far eastern inflections.
A fresh and spicy main course.
An easy-to-prepare dairy entrée for a meat-free New Year’s meal.
A creamy dairy dish for a meat-free New Year’s meal.
A nutritious and filling main course made from all the right ingredients. Doubles up as a filling dish for an easy Yom Kippur fast.
Tasty, light and colorful. Also good for a pre-Yom Kippur fast meal.
Green and refreshing, sweet, sour and spicy - a variation of tabbouleh.
A delightfully rich dessert. Quantities can be doubled for a larger pan. Can be prepared a day or two in advance.
The combination of caramel and hazelnuts is simply divine. Here the decadence is shared by rich ice cream based on sweet cream and egg yolks.
Carmelized nuts chopped or ground to various consistencies are an ingredient in countless desserts, and can be prepared in advance, using any kind of nuts.
The list of ingredients is reminiscent of gefilte fish, but the preparation and results are completely different.
An addictive snack.
How to extend the shelf life and improve the flavors of various kinds of meat, plus a parting shot.
The Dutch apparently stole, or at least drew influence, from curry-chicken salad, with mayonnaise, from their colonies in Indonesia.