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Shavuot

Check out our awesome Shavuot table! We just finished hosting our Shavuot party, which is apparently not a huge deal in the United States. I suspect there are two reasons:

Mystery Cookies from the Internet: Chickpea-Peanut Butter

The nice thing about this recipe is that it is mostly good for you: chickpeas and peanut butter are the basis for the cookie, and it is fairly minimally sweetened.

Fresh Salad with Green Beans, Chickpeas, and Macadamia Cheeses

This salad turned out wonderful thanks to its high-quality components: mixed supergreens, pea shoots, cucumber, radish, chickpeas, lightly steamed green beans, and some of the macadamia cheese from a few

Rosewater-Cherry Mini-Pie

This is a healthier, nut-based version of a rosewater pudding. Unless you enjoy a slightly alcoholic taste in your cakes, opt for rosewater made only of distilled water and rose petals.

Citrus-Lavender Raw Mini-Pies

Our friend Adi stayed with us for a few days, and I decided to treat him to a special breakfast pie but I didn't have all the ingredients on hand, so I improvised. The outcome was stunningly delicious, not too sweet, and fragrant with herbal aroma.

Flavored Macadamia Cheeses

You guys, I am beside myself with enthusiasm about Noa Shalev’s vegan cheese course. If you’re a Hebrew speaker, cough up the 350 NIS and join the course. It’s so

Butternut Squash Muffins with Spelt and Teff

Whenever we get butternut squash in our CSA box, I try to bake it right away and store the puree in the fridge. I can then use it in a

Cashew “White Cheese”

Many Israelis’ childhoods include a classic culinary staple: gvinah levanah (“white cheese”), a soft and light cheese to spread over bread or eat with vegetables. It typically came in 5%

Homemade Almond Milks

This month I’m happily taking Noa Shalev‘s terrific vegan cheese course. Just from the ingredient list I could tell that I’d learn a lot. And indeed, it’s a fantastic course,
pineapple oatmeal cookies

Pineapple-Oat Cookies

These cookies turned out quite fantastic: chewy and full of fruit. The basic recipe is at Natural Sweet Recipes, but I modified it because I didn't have all the ingredients at hand. Turned out great,