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Israel & Middle East

Seven Species Challah

Recipe by Leah Hadad

Seven Species Challah

To celebrate tradition this Tu b’Shevat, I created the Seven Species Challah, which includes all seven species, including the two missing from the traditional Tu b’Shevat plate: wheat and barley.

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Seven Species Salad

Recipe by Susan Barocas

Seven Species Salad

All of the Seven Species mentioned many times in the Torah—wheat, barley, grapes (wine), figs, pomegranates, olives (oil) and dates (or silan, honey-like syrup made from dates)—are used in this

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Latke Shakshuka

Recipe by Stephanie Sussan

Latke <em>Shakshuka</em>

Shakshuka is a traditional Middle Eastern dish of poached eggs sitting atop of a bed of peppers and onions in a spicy tomato sauce. This flexible and delicious dish lends

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Cream-bo

Recipe by Einat Admony

Cream-bo

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

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Khafush

Recipe by Leah Hadad

<em>Khafush</em>

My Yemenite heritage is to “blame” for my partiality to home-baked bread. I learned about khafush, a traditional Yemenite bread, from my late mother, Sarah, who was born in Yemen.

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