Posts Tagged: Galilee

New beginnings and a spring salad

  I have some exciting news I’ve been dying to share for some time – this blog is on the verge of a total transformation.   I’ve found a partner, who’s taking a leap of faith with me, to take

New beginnings and a spring salad

  I have some exciting news I’ve been dying to share for some time – this blog is on the verge of a total transformation.   I’ve found a partner, who’s taking a leap of faith with me, to take

As green as it gets

Carmit Elkayam, Koranit, 24.02.2016 Carmit is a chef that specializes in healthy gourmet food. About a year ago she published her first book Roasted Figs and Red Lentils  (in Hebrew) that recently won the second prize at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2016

As green as it gets

Carmit Elkayam, Koranit, 24.02.2016 Carmit is a chef that specializes in healthy gourmet food. About a year ago she published her first book Roasted Figs and Red Lentils  (in Hebrew) that recently won the second prize at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2016

Insaf

Insaf Arrabi, Kafr Manda, 24.06.14 Insaf is 33 years old; she lives in Kafr Manda and works in Sindyanna of Galilee, a fair trade non-profit organization.   How did you start weaving baskets? After the graduation from the Wizo College

Insaf

Insaf Arrabi, Kafr Manda, 24.06.14 Insaf is 33 years old; she lives in Kafr Manda and works in Sindyanna of Galilee, a fair trade non-profit organization.   How did you start weaving baskets? After the graduation from the Wizo College

Russian cucumber salad

  I’m not really sure it’s actually Russian, but I only remember eating it at home. It also seems fitting because in Russia they love sour cream and mayonnaise in salads; in no other place in the world mayonnaise comes

Russian cucumber salad

  I’m not really sure it’s actually Russian, but I only remember eating it at home. It also seems fitting because in Russia they love sour cream and mayonnaise in salads; in no other place in the world mayonnaise comes

About nostalgia and cucumbers

  I feel a bit nostalgic lately. Perhaps because my parents brought me (after 3 years of begging) my grandmother’s chandelier from her house in St Petersburg – a little bit of Soviet retro and lots of memories. It’s a

About nostalgia and cucumbers

  I feel a bit nostalgic lately. Perhaps because my parents brought me (after 3 years of begging) my grandmother’s chandelier from her house in St Petersburg – a little bit of Soviet retro and lots of memories. It’s a

Without words

Dalia Ben Mayor, Yodfat, 07.05.14 Dalia is an amazing ceramicist. She’s the owner of Shino, a pottery studio built as an integral part of her family’s home that overlooks the Yodfat Mound (Tel Yodfat). Her beautiful pottery works, made for the

Without words

Dalia Ben Mayor, Yodfat, 07.05.14 Dalia is an amazing ceramicist. She’s the owner of Shino, a pottery studio built as an integral part of her family’s home that overlooks the Yodfat Mound (Tel Yodfat). Her beautiful pottery works, made for the

Freekeh bread

Following my interview with Hedva I was looking for a dish that embodies that Galilean feel and for me freekeh (or frikeh) answers that definition. The beginning of summer and the smoke coming up from the small fires on the

Freekeh bread

Following my interview with Hedva I was looking for a dish that embodies that Galilean feel and for me freekeh (or frikeh) answers that definition. The beginning of summer and the smoke coming up from the small fires on the

Talking dugri

Hedva Livnat, Kibbutz Tuval, 02.04.14 Hedva is the publisher and a co-founder of Dugrinet, a web magazine from the Galilee that addresses communal, social and political issues. She is part of the women only multicultural team that runs Dugrinet that

Talking dugri

Hedva Livnat, Kibbutz Tuval, 02.04.14 Hedva is the publisher and a co-founder of Dugrinet, a web magazine from the Galilee that addresses communal, social and political issues. She is part of the women only multicultural team that runs Dugrinet that

Jewell Ray

  Some people told me that I should share more of the work I do apart from the blog, so I decided to write this post and say thank you to the amazing people that offered me a great opportunity.

Jewell Ray

  Some people told me that I should share more of the work I do apart from the blog, so I decided to write this post and say thank you to the amazing people that offered me a great opportunity.

Garden pesto and sourdough bread

Up until a couple of years ago I’d been under the impression that the wild plants growing in my garden were useless, harming those I was cultivating and should be removed. Fortunately, I learned some things since. Thanks to people

Garden pesto and sourdough bread

Up until a couple of years ago I’d been under the impression that the wild plants growing in my garden were useless, harming those I was cultivating and should be removed. Fortunately, I learned some things since. Thanks to people

Zahia

Zahia Sawad, Hussniyya, 26.01.14 Zahia is 43 years old and has three children. She lives in a Bedouin village Hussniyya. During the months of winter and spring she forages edible wild plants, teaches how to cook them in the field

Zahia

Zahia Sawad, Hussniyya, 26.01.14 Zahia is 43 years old and has three children. She lives in a Bedouin village Hussniyya. During the months of winter and spring she forages edible wild plants, teaches how to cook them in the field

Cooking with love – part I

Sajida Ben Tzur, Kfar Vradim, 27.01.14 Sajida is 32, born in Ajmer, India, and moved  with her family to Israel 2 and a half years ago. She is the chef behind Masala – Indian Kitchen boutique – and a professional Kathak  dancer (classical

Cooking with love – part I

Sajida Ben Tzur, Kfar Vradim, 27.01.14 Sajida is 32, born in Ajmer, India, and moved  with her family to Israel 2 and a half years ago. She is the chef behind Masala – Indian Kitchen boutique – and a professional Kathak  dancer (classical

The view from here

The Beit Netofa valley unfolds before me like a wonderful quilt that changes its colors and amazes every day anew. I see the fragmented fields as a simile to the different people and communities that make the Galilee. The nature

The view from here

The Beit Netofa valley unfolds before me like a wonderful quilt that changes its colors and amazes every day anew. I see the fragmented fields as a simile to the different people and communities that make the Galilee. The nature