_Amy Zitelman co-founded Soom Foods with her sisters Shelby and Amy in 2013. Good timing: they focused on top-quality tahini just as the Middle Eastern ingredient craze — sumac! silan! zaatar! — was spreading across restaurant dining rooms and supermarket shelves. Philadelphia chef Michael Solomonov of Zahav and, well, everything, gave them their first order, and they’ve been selling hundreds of thousands pounds of the stuff to consumers and restaurants ever since.
“The Jewish Herbal: Mystical Reflections on Food, Nature and Urban Farming” is a regular column by Devorah Brous charting the ways we can use mystical Jewish wisdom, earth-based practices and herbal wellness to reconnect with ourselves in harmony with nature. Dev is an urban homesteader, lifecycle ritualist, and green consultant in Los Angeles. Find her her online offerings at @Dev.Brous
For some, it was sourdough. For Melina Schein, it involved a tongue.
This is the perfect time for sheet cake. It feeds a crowd, it’s colorful and frankly, everyone loves it. A one bowl wonder with plenty of kids to lick the bowl after you make frosting - the easiest frosting ever.
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