Israeli Independence Day

Israeli Independence Day

EASY TO MAKE HUMMUS

2 x 400 gram cans of chickpeas saved chickpea juice 4 teaspoons tahini 2 crushed cloves of garlic 1 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons olive oil

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Israeli Independence Day

ARAYES

This past summer my older kids who live in Israel introduced me to amazing street food that has become super popular in Israel as of

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Israeli Independence Day

TOASTED HAZELNUT ISRAELI COUSCOUS

75g (¾ cup) toasted hazelnuts 840ml (3 ½ cups) chicken or vegetable broth 1 bunch coriander: stems (for boiling); leaves, roughly chopped for serving 445g

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Israeli Independence Day

Shakshuka

Feel free to swap the peppers for one medium aubergine, or two courgettes, or four medium boiled potatoes as desired. 4 tablespoons olive oil 1

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Israeli Independence Day

Amba

Amba is a sweet and sour mango sauce which is a common topping on sabich and falafel. It can be purchased in supermarkets in Israel,

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Israeli Independence Day

Schug

Schug is a Yemenite chili sauce (or in my case it’s a coriander pesto as I can’t handle any chili). 40 g (1 cup/large bunch)

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Israeli Independence Day

ISRAELI SALAD

1 large (English) cucumber, seeded and diced 6 ripe tomatoes, diced 1 red or orange bell pepper, seeded and diced 6 green onions (scallions), thinly

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Israeli Independence Day

TAHINI SAUCE

½ cup fresh lemon juice 6 cloves garlic, unpeeled  1 cup raw tahini paste  1 teaspoon salt ½ – 1 cup ice water  Salt to

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Israeli Independence Day

Nira’s Fried Cauliflower Salad

Long before cauliflower was on every menu, my mother would make cauliflower on Fridays as a pre-Shabbat treat. Fried cauliflower is incredible straight from the

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