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date syrup

Date Syrup: A Sweet Addition to your Pantry

Whether you call it date syrup, molasses, honey, silan or dibbis, our August 2014 Tasting Jerusalem ingredient will be a welcome addition to your pantry.

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Tomato, Corn, and Arugula Salad

Blistered Tomato, Corn, and Arugula Salad for a Farmers’ Market Dinner Party

This simple tomato, corn, and arugula salad has all the best tastes of summer and all four ingredients are currently starring at your local farmer’s market.

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za'atar

Za’atar – a Spice Rich in Stories and Flavor for Tasting Jerusalem July 2014

July’s Tasting Jerusalem ingredient is za’atar – an incredibly versatile Middle Eastern spice blend that you will find yourself reaching for again and again. Comprised of the base ingredients sumac and sesame seeds plus varying amounts of thyme, oregano, or the herb native to the Middle East called hyssop, za’atar is a great match for vegetables, chicken, fish, and so much more.

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tahini

Tasting Jerusalem June 2014: Tahini Opens a World of Sesame Flavor

Tasting Jerusalem’s June 2014 ingredient is tahini. Learn how this versatile ingredient is perfect for so much more than hummus.

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cardamom

Tasting Jerusalem March 2014 – Cardamom

Cardamom, a fragrant and versatile spice, is our featured ingredient for Tasting Jerusalem March 2014. This month’s recipes range from salads to desserts, highlighting the chameleon-like nature of this fascinating spice originating in India, but used throughout the world.

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Winter Fancy Food Show

Winter Fancy Food Show 2014 – Trends and Tempting Tastes

A summary of my mad dash through the sprawling Winter Fancy Food Show at the Moscone Center including trends and tempting tastes

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Ras El Hanout

Tasting Jerusalem January 2014: A Top Shelf Spice

Tasting Jerusalem is kicking off 2014 with a top shelf spice blend – ras el hanout – a versatile flavor for your kitchen, with origins in Moroccan cuisine.

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October Unprocessed

October Unprocessed 2013: Discover New Cuisines and Ingredients

My post for Eating Rules’ October Unprocessed challenge — use inspiring ingredients, like pomegranate molasses, to expand your unprocessed food repertoire.

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