Embarking on her project to tell the Jewish breakfast story week by week, Leah Koenig begins with the beauty of a classic Israeli meal.
A delicious recipe for a savory crustless pie is the perfect addition to a classic Israeli breakfast.
As a young country that is still working to define its culinary culture, Israel has few dishes to call its own. But breakfast in Israel is another story entirely. Italians are known for a quick bite and shot of espresso and Americans love their gluttonous, hung-over weekend brunches (stuffed French toast, anyone?). Israelis, however, strike a balance between excess and health and celebrate the day’s first meal with something all their own.