This much-loved Jewish cookie is ubiquitous in Israel nowadays, where varieties range from average pastry at neighborhood grocery stores to gourmet delicacies at the country's best bakeries. This recipe takes the treat up a notch.
Haaretz English Edition food editor.
Learn how to combine the staple, fried Hannukah snack with the sweet, Far East delicacy
Who says Hanukkah's favorite sweet treat has to be round? We've got the recipe; all you need to add is your favorite cookie cutter.
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My great-grandmother's prized possession - a special metal pan for frying bimuelos - has been used to make this once-a-year delicacy for over a century.
This dish, which originated with Israel's Iraqi Jewish community, is commonly eaten for breakfast – but it makes a delicious lunch, too.
In a few simple steps, raw sesame paste turns into a rich-tasting sauce that can serve as a condiment for any number of dishes.
From much-lauded Shaya, to surprising additions like Janjou Patisserie, Israelis are making their mark in food awards.
This hot foodie trend started in Israel before variations spread worldwide. We show you how to make the original whole roasted cauliflower, using the celebrity chef's own instructions.
After a Ben & Jerry's founder designed his newest flavor with Bernie Sanders in mind, Haaretz takes a satirical look at how Israeli politicians could inspire their own ice cream treats. Care for a taste of Penal Butter Swirl or Settlemint Bloc Chip?
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Known in different countries by different names, this chopped salad is a Middle Eastern staple.
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Roasted whole cauliflower seems to be everywhere today, but the dish's origins can be traced to an Israeli celebrity chef and a Shabbat dinner a long time ago.
Whole stuffed lambs, mounds of mutton ribs and a host of barbecued meats are some of the traditional Christmas dishes served by Arab Christians living in the land of Jesus.
In latest chapter of the debate on whether Jews or Arabs invented falafel, an Israeli researcher says the tasty street food was a modern creation: There is no ancient record of it and the technology just wasn’t there.
Grassroots initiatives have popped up over the last week hoping to use food to restore sense of trust between the two communities.
The local establishment broke into the World’s 50 Best Bars list for the first time this year, making its debut at a high-placed 17th.
Winery owner Yoav Levy calls on other wineries to follow suit: 'I’m proud of this flag, and I’m Israeli and I’m not ashamed.'
A new, monthly market in Tel Aviv will offer boutique foods that cater to a crowd that seeks to eat like our ancient ancestors – and a lot of fun, says organizer.
Food photographer Haim Yosef spent two years capturing Israel's food professionals digging into carefully constructed meals. The resulting photo exhibition is full of an intimacy that speaks about more than just food.
Celebrity chef Haim Cohen bluntly reminds parents not to forget their children in the car on Israel's hottest day of the year.
Calves' foot jelly did not score many points.
The author of the 'Encyclopedia of Jewish Food' had been battling lung cancer for three years.
The Israeli real estate market has proven its uniqueness. While not immune to outside influences, it is driven mainly by internal factors.
How Dianne Jacob, blogger extraordinaire, made it by opening her mind and embracing readers.
Big-name American chefs, some of whom visited here recently, are at odds over whether Israeli cuisine is making truly significant inroads into the U.S. culinary scene.
It's not on most tourism maps but if you like spices, and Persian delicacies, it should be on yours.
The most shocking thing about the original food-porn star’s local debut was the near-total absence of food in the episode. Here are five food establishments he could have visited.