Sticky Toffee Pudding


I often swing back and forth on the introvert/extrovert pendulum. I enjoy sitting on my couch, in my sweatpants, watching The Bachelor (don’t start), equally as much as I like going out and being in the company of others. Could I be equally introverted AND extroverted? Continue reading


Dark Chocolate, Pomegranate and Almond Tart

Dark Chocolate, Pomegranate and Almond Tart |Rivka's Kitchen

The other day I was cleaning my kitchen and in order to expedite the process, I found that my best plan of attack would be to eat everything and anything in eye’s view and arm’s reach. Thus, the idea for this tart was born. Continue reading

Pumpkin Muffins with White Chocolate Cream Cheese

Pumpkin Muffins with White Chocolate Cream Cheese | Rivka's Kitchen

Forgive me for saying this, but pumpkins are currently having a moment. I know, I KNOW, this has been happening for a while now and maybe I’ve only started to notice this now because I haven’t been living stateside for over five years. What’s important to focus on is that there is no ignoring the pumpkin and my mixed feelings about its quick rise to fame. Continue reading

Mini Salted Caramel Apple Pies


To forgive or be¬†forgiven is not a dilemma we are often faced with. Unless, there was a lot of alcohol involved the night before and you don’t remember exactly who is at fault. Whatever. Does everyone around here watch the Mindy Project? If yes, then we probably have a lot to talk about and laugh about and most likely become best friends about. If not, then you can stop reading and go watch the show in its entirety. Come back when you’re done. Continue reading

Mango Lime Cupcakes


The last few weeks, Israel has been facing some tumultuous times, to say the least. By voluntarily choosing to live here, I proudly stand behind Israel’s right to exist, especially as a peaceful country. I try my hardest to stay out of political debates, as I believe I am not knowledgeable enough nor can I fully wrap my head around the surrealness of the situation. Continue reading