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dukkah

Indelible Dukkah: Tasting Jerusalem December 2014

Dukkah! The Tasting Jerusalem Dec 2014 ingredient — an unforgettable spice blend of toasted nuts and seeds, blended to your personal taste preferences.

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saffron

Ancient and Exotic Saffron: Tasting Jerusalem November 2014

Tasting Jerusalem November 2014 is all about the ancient, exotic, and valuable spice Saffron. Luckily just a pinch delivers all the flavor your dish needs.

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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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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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Date and Walnut Thumbprints

Date and Walnut Thumbprints: An Intersection of Cultures in a Cookie

Learning about cultures through cookies including recipes for date and walnut thumbprints, hamantaschen, ma’amul, and koloocheh.

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Hummus and Pita

A Taste of Jerusalem: Beyond Hummus and Pita

Join me and Sarene Wallace for a demo and tasting of Israeli cuisine this Sunday March 9 in Los Gatos called A Taste of Jerusalem: Beyond Hummus and Pita

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