Weather, low prices, cheap imports and no generation to take over are just some of the challenges affecting Israeli farming. What does the future hold for the land of cucumbers and tomatoes?
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Soft, sweet, delicate and underappreciated, dates, one of the seven species, have been grown in Israel for thousands of years and have become one of the country’s most important crops.
Olive oil is a main character in the ancient Hanukkah story. Today it is a significant part of the changing Israeli landscape, as olives replace citrus and other more water-dependent crops.
The intense flavor of the Souri olive pairs beautifully with a slightly sweet vinegar for this delicious dressing. Use to dress a hearty salad or drizzle over roasted vegetables. Other vinegars that will work well with this olive oil are champagne or a floral or honey vinegar. A selection of these vinegars and Makura olive…