Honoring the food of my readers: Israeli falafel and ptitim salad

Falafel. Glorious falafel. Although Egypt can be credited as the origin of this dish, I believe falafel is a true Israeli national dish. I served this with a salad and you can have them in a pita if you are bread kings and queens like my kiddos. These particular falafel really celebrate sesame seeds and … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Israeli falafel and ptitim salad

Honoring the food of my readers: Kazakh Shalgam

Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked nation, geographically split bridging continental Europe and Asia. This intercontinental trait has enhanced and enriched the culture of this Eurasian country. This duality along with the traditional nomadic lifestyle of historic Kazakhstan has influenced the cuisine. Lacking access to human food grade horse meat meant that I couldn't make … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Kazakh Shalgam

Cooking the Bible: Cooking Exodus: The Book of Journeys

Welcome to this installment of Cooking the Bible. Today is day 90 of this year which means one day per chapter of Scripture. (I had to backdate this post because of something important that came up.) Here's a very simplified thematic outline for the book: Journey from Egypt to Sinai (1-19) Covenant guidelines for the … Continue reading Cooking the Bible: Cooking Exodus: The Book of Journeys