Posts Tagged: local

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

Where flowers bloom

Officially it’s fall, although it doesn’t feel like it around here. Soon it will rain, and with it the wild flowers and green will return. In the meanwhile my thoughts return to the lazy summer days spent with my family in Latvia.

Where flowers bloom

Officially it’s fall, although it doesn’t feel like it around here. Soon it will rain, and with it the wild flowers and green will return. In the meanwhile my thoughts return to the lazy summer days spent with my family in Latvia.

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

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

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

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

Eating locally

Dr. Uri Mayer-Chissick, Neve Eitan, 06.02.14 I went to Neve Eitan to meet Uri in his deli and was fortunate to meet his crew as well – Tali, Anat, Roman and Ifat – together they make this place what it

Eating locally

Dr. Uri Mayer-Chissick, Neve Eitan, 06.02.14 I went to Neve Eitan to meet Uri in his deli and was fortunate to meet his crew as well – Tali, Anat, Roman and Ifat – together they make this place what it