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Shulie Madnick

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Shulie MadnickShulie Madnick is an Israeli Indian living in the DC area. Her parents are Bnai Israel Indian Jews born and raised in and near Mumbai, India. Shulie is a food and travel writer and a photographer. Her articles and photographs have appeared in various publications and on her website.

Halva Stracciatella Ice Cream

Recipe by Shulie Madnick

Halva Stracciatella Ice Cream

Two years ago, I turned up my nose at the sound of this new (to me) trend in Israel of halva ice cream. Later, once the idea simmered, I realized that tahini ice cream is not so far fetched given that one of my favorite childhood sweets, halva, is made with the same sesame paste.

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No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake

Recipe by Shulie Madnick

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake

When I had my first bite of the blueberry cheesecake at Kapulsky, Israel’s first café and restaurant chain, it wasn’t my first cheesecake, but it was a novelty nonetheless. As a young adult who dined out only on a handful occasions, if that, I savored Kapulsky’s cheesecake and what was, to me, an exotic ingredient:

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Mufleta

Recipe by Shulie Madnick

<em>Mufleta</em>

Making mufleta involves a unique Moroccan grandmothers’ technique that has been practiced for centuries: the first pancake is fried on both sides, and subsequent pancakes are added on top of the first one in the pan, so that they are cooked all at once in a towering stack of a dozen, or even twenty, pancakes

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Masala Chai Ice Cream

Recipe by Shulie Madnick

Masala Chai Ice Cream

The love for masala chai didn’t come to me as an adult, as happened with Brussels sprouts, but in recent years I have developed a hankering for masala chai ice cream. The Indian holiday meals we had when I was growing up inspired me to develop a masala chai ice cream as a Passover dessert.

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