Go sweet or spicy with these colorful dish.
The author of ‘The Spice Companion’ offers pairing suggestions, traditional uses and recipe ideas for one of the most popular dried chile varieties in the world.
The author of ‘The Spice Companion’ offers pairing suggestions, traditional uses and recipe ideas for a delicate dried flower commonly thought of only in terms of tea.
Stress isn’t sexy. So Liza Schoenfein created a quick and easy Valentine’s Day dinner with help from Israeli spice master Lior Lev Sercarz and his intoxicating blend for lovers.
A savory one-pot chicken dinner lets the stove — and the paprika — do all the work.
After tainted Mexican food left her decimated with hepatitis A, Cathy Shapiro turned to her bubbe’s cure: ginger. Now, she’s spreading the gospel of spice to the masses.,
www.israel.org Spice Way also has a visitor center in Northern Israel, where customers can order hand-blended herbal tea infusions and culinary seasonings. “Who would imagine that a British person would drink anything other than tea with milk — which I do still drink at 4 o’clock, of course — but these tea infusions are just something else again, and they are quite extraordinary,” says Marian, one of England’s growing aficionados of Spice Way herbal teas imported from Israel. Herbalist Avi Zithershpieler, owner of the Spicy Way shop and visitor center in Northern Israel, has entered some of his infusions in international competitions, and has met success with blends such as Posh Pomelo and Melon. “This new concept, very new and fresh, [is] you don’t only drink your tea,” says Zithershpieler, who also hand-blends seasonings from 300 varieties of seeds, leaves, roots, fruits, nuts and vegetables. “You eat it, and it’s also a meal.” Visit the MFA’s Social Media Channels Facebook - www.facebook.com www.facebook.com Twitter - www.twitter.com www.twitter.com Find us on Instagram: @IsraelMFA & @StateOfIsrael
In this week’s Ingredients column Leah Koenig writes about Lior Lev Sercarz, the master spice blender behind La Boîte à Epice. Lev Sercarz, who has blended spices for Chef Daniel Boulud and Zahav restaurant’s Michael Solomonov, speaks with Koenig in this video about his spiced cookie business La Boîte à Biscuits.
“When it comes to Israeli cooking today, it’s not your mom’s kitchen anymore,” according to Ronit Madmone. She and her husband Shuli should know. As owners of Whole Spice, a large spice store in Northern California, a wholesale spice business and an online spice shop, the native Israeli couple keeps up on cooking trends in their homeland and around the globe.
If you are looking for a Chanukah gift for a foodie (say… yourself!), or some new recipes for any of the Jewish holidays, then there’s a new book out that will be of help.