• Can be prepared in advance,  Gluten Free,  Kosher,  Quickies,  Soups,  Soy Free,  Vegetarian,  Winter

    Mom’s ‘Orange’ Soup

    Ingredients 1 large onion, cut into quarters 3-4 garlic cloves, minced 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into medium cubes 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into large cubes 25 gr. butter Water to cover 1 Tbsp. coarse salt ½ tsp. turmeric powder 1 tsp. chicken flavored broth powder (optional) Preparation Place all ingredients in a pot. Add water to cover the vegetables (no higher). Bring to the boil over a high heat. Reduce to low heat and cook for approximately 1 hour until vegetables are very soft. Remove from heat and use stick blender to blend until smooth (if you do not have a stick blender, you can pour…

  • Autumn/Fall,  Dairy,  Dairy Free,  Desserts and mousses,  Dressed to Impress,  Gluten Free,  Kosher,  Pre-preparation required,  Quickies,  Soy Free,  Spring,  Summer,  Vegetarian,  Winter

    Goat’s Milk Vanilla Ice Cream

    Ingredients 4 cups (1 litre) goat’s milk ¾ cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract, or scrape 1 vanilla bean for seeds pinch of kosher salt 4 egg yolks Preparation Warm milk, sugar, vanilla and salt in sauce pan until sugar dissolves. In a small bowl, beat egg yolks. Add approx. ½ a cup of the warm milk to the egg yolks and temper. Add egg yolks to the milk in the pan and cook for ~2 mins, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and let cool. Transfer into a bowl and refrigerate until completely chilled. Churn in an ice-cream maker for 25-30 minutes. pour into freezer-friendly lidded plastic container, and freeze.

  • Autumn/Fall,  Beef,  Can be prepared in advance,  Dairy Free,  Gluten Free,  Kosher,  Main courses,  Meat,  Passover,  Pre-preparation required,  Seasonal,  Soy Free,  Spring,  Starters,  Summer,  Winter

    Tunisian Banatages

    Banatages are moist, yummy Tunisian fried potato and meat balls. Like any other regional recipe, there are bound to be a hundred versions of it – this is the way my family likes to make it. The result (in my opinion) is a lighter, airier meat ball. Ingredients Potato Casing 5 large potatoes, peeled and cubed (small cubes) 4 Tbsp. water 2 Tbsp. breadcrumbs (or matzo meal for Passover) or GF breadcrumbs Salt ¼ tsp. Pepper ½ tsp. Turmeric Filling: 1 large onion 1 handful parsley (leaves only) 500 gr. ground beef Salt ½ tsp. Turmeric Coating: Coarse breadcrumbs (or matzo meal for Passover) or coarse GF breadcrumbs (I mixed…

  • Autumn/Fall,  Dairy Free,  Dietary restrictions,  Gluten Free,  Kosher,  Parve,  Quickies,  Soups,  Vegetarian,  Winter

    Royal Chinese Corn Soup

    This is just your standard Chinese-style corn soup. I call it “royal” because my little king asked me to make it for him, and do this recipe came to be. It is really quick and easy to make. Ingredients 1 can of sweet corn (approx. 800 gr. including liquid) 2 cups water ½ Tbsp. chicken-soup flavoring (optional) 2 Tbsp. sugar 1 Tbsp. corn starch 1 Tbsp. soy sauce/Coconut Secret (soy-free seasoning sauce) 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. sesame seed oil 1 egg Preparation Pour half of the corn with its liquids into a pot. Using a stick blender, blend the corn and liquids into a thick cream. As the remaining…

  • Autumn/Fall,  Dairy,  Gluten Free,  Kosher,  Main courses,  Meal suggestions,  Other,  Savory bakes,  Seasonal,  Shavu'ot,  Soy Free,  Spring,  Summer,  Vegetarian,  Winter

    Homemade Gluten-Free Pizza

    Developing this recipe took some working, reworking, a lot of experimentation, and some sound advise from my “sister”, the amazing Hila Yavnieli. I finally got it just the way I like it… I hope you like it too! Ingredients This makes one 26″ pizza – feel free to double all ingredients to make as many as you need… 250 gr. (~1¾ cups) Tagmish GF Flour Mix (you can try Schar Mix B if you can’t get Tagmish) 12 gr. (~1¼ Tbsp.) dry yeast (this is no mistake!) 1 tsp. sugar ½ tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 210 ml. warm water 200-250 gr. grated cheese (Braided Mozzarella or any…