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Einat Admony

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Einat AdmonyEinat Admony is a chef, restaurant owner and author of Balaboosta: Bold Mediterranean Recipes to Feed the People You Love (Artisan/Workman Publishing Company, 2013). She opened the falafel joint Taïm in Manhattan’s West Village in 2005, Balaboosta in Nolita, where the food is not so much Middle Eastern as Mediterranean, in 2010 and Bar Bolonat, a West Village eatery, in 2014. Coming soon is Kish-Kash, serving North African Jewish cuisine and New York’s first Moroccan couscous bar.


Recipe by Einat Admony


A sufganiya is an Israeli treat similar to a doughnut, but without the hole in the middle. The pastry is also stuffed with berry preserves and then topped with powdered sugar; you’ll be left with sticky hands. We eat these delicacies at Chanukah, when it’s cold and rainy. You can experiment with your own fillings—I

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Recipe by Einat Admony


This is my version of the Krembo, a classic Israeli childhood snack. As kids, we’d get a box of twenty-four Krembos with a cookie base. We’d start eating away, and smearing these chocolate-covered marshmallow treats onto one another’s faces. There are different ways to eat a Krembo—some devour the entire chocolate shell first; others hollow

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