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Matzo Ball Heaven

I skipped out on the traditional seder this year for various reasons. Instead Udi and I had a fancy dinner for two at home in our candlelit garden, white wine and all.  But waking up the next day I had a hunger for something that I couldn’t quite satisfy.  I tried bbq wings, I tried […]

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Springtime for Tacos

Look at that perfect bite coming straight into your faces! That, mah friends, is a delicious homemade corn tortilla wrapped around crispy beer battered sea bream with all the fixings.   How did I arrive at this ridiculously tasty result? Funny you should ask, let me tell you about it. Inspiring spring days make for […]

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Jam on it.

Nooooow, this is a story all about how my life got switched, turned upside down, now I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you how I became the Jam Queen of Tel Aviv. I should be honest here, I’m not actually a Jam Queen.  In fact, I don’t make jam […]

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Ramen Time. (part 3…the finale!)

sick of ramen yet? No? Okay great, part 3 — lets do this thing. …you are hungry from a long day of checking Facebook, “working”, and thinking about your future. You look at this blog, or another blog, or The News, and your desire to eat something comforting and delicious is growing stronger.   But, […]

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Ramen time (part 2)

For your food viewing pleasure, I bring to you the longwinded tale of a sick bowl of ramen.  Do not attempt this version unless you’re ready for an afternoon of cooking.  But do not fret, for in part 3 I will reveal my tricks for turning instant ramen packs into something special without the process […]

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STOP. Ramen time. (part 1…)

Eating a huge bowl of ramen is probably one of my favorite things to do in this world! While living in NY I spent many a sick winter’s day hunched over a bowl of piping hot ramen at some noodle joint.  Even in the middle of the summer when city streets were hot and smelly […]

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Sesame Chicken

Remember this guy? Crispy chinese chicken (american takeout style), done in the comfort of your own home.  I drew a comic to illustrate how to cook it with the recipe at the end.  Inspired by my friend Melissa Mendes (the best person i know!) I bring you my version of sesame chicken…The Comic *Molly, sorry […]

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Brick Chicken (bricken)

This chicken is insanely crazy good.  A certified winner, a champion, a masterpiece.  First of all, I took the recipe from The New Brooklyn Cookbook (featuring some of my awesome and talented friends, what what!)  I picked up a copy the last time I was in NY and sometimes when I’m feeling homesick I lovingly […]

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Woo-hoo Beef Stew!

* I assure you no kittens were harmed in the making of this stew. We got a kitten!  For those who know me, I really don’t like cats – but I love kittens in the same way that I love puppies.  They are so cute and small and full of life and love. They are […]

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Attack of the killer Squid!

What a wonder-creature! They are so elegant with their long mantle and complex set of tentacles, with prehistoric ancestry and fossils that go back 150 million years.  For many people I know, dealing with these guys can be pretty intimidating, and not just because they as a species have existed for an incredible amount of time. The intimidation […]

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