Mango Lime Cupcakes

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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

Plum and Cherry Hazelnut Tart

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Last week, life unexpectedly threw me a lot of plums. What I mean by life is my boyfriend and by unexpectedly I mean that I asked him to bring me several plums from his family’s farm. He ended up bringing four full containers which roughly came out to being 200 pieces. These were the perfect kind of plums, dark reddish, sweet, juicy and slightly tart. After eating around fifty of them, I started to think about what I could do with the rest. Continue reading

Roasted Cauliflower

IMG_3024 Eyal Shani is totally nuts. As an Israeli celebrity chef, I have watched him wax philosophical about tomatoes for 20 minutes straight while judging a dish on Master Chef. I have read his menu at his restaurant North Abraxas, in which he describes a chicken that was caught on a special farm and then left in a pot overnight. What? Continue reading