Wellness is more than turmeric-laced golden milk and Lululemon. It has ancient roots — in Jewish rituals.
While eating more fruits and veggies is always a good idea, eating seasonally is really important, too.
One woman’s take on why Trader Joe’s is the best supermarket ever.
Carob may be a perfectly good nut that looks like cocoa and helped ancient Jews live to celebrate on Lag B’Omer. But it tastes like ear wax, which is a big problem for Lenore Skenazy.
When folks think of Israel’s reigning culinary monarch, they think of the falafel. While this might indeed be true, behind every good falafel ball is an equally delicious and every bit as loved food that is far easier, and far more nutritious: tahini. Oh the tried and true tub of tahini, lurking in an Israeli pantry near you, so often overlooked, but nevertheless, so deeply loved.
Some scholars say it’s 5,000 years old, others think it has its roots in the 11th or 12th Century. Either way, halvah — a sweet sesame seed paste — has been enjoyed for a long long time around the world. Moment traces the treat’s roots.