Month: August 2020

Main courses, Rosh Hashana, Sephardi, Sukkot

Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemon and Olives

chicken tagine with preserved lemon and olives

Israel may be the land of citrus fruits, but friends tell us that lemons disappear from most supermarkets at this time of year, through the end of the Jewish High Holidays. The good news is that preserved lemons are even more delicious than regular lemons and every canny Israeli housewife has a jar or two …

Desserts, Parve

Preserved Lemon and Olive Oil Biscotti

lemon biscotti

We are in love with the flavor of preserved or pickled lemons, but were surprised to discover there aren’t many recipes for baked goods using this lemony condiment, so ubiquitous to the Middle East. Wanting to make some lemon and olive oil biscotti, but being out of lemons and too lazy to go to the …

Healthy, Main courses, Parve

Italian Potato and Green Bean Salad

potato and green bean salad

We are big into salads during the hottest days of summer. This potato and green bean salad is a particular favorite since it can even be used as a main course, thanks to the fact that combining potatoes and green beans turns the two into a protein. Thus you’ve got a green vegetable, a hearty …