Milk and Dairy

Flowers with my toast

Thumbnail image for Flowers with my toast March 4, 2013

Here’s the dilemma. You want to invite friends for dinner but can’t muster the energy to make those delicate hors d’oeuvres, pretty lemon swirl cocktails and the three course meal. The pressure to be a perfect host stops you from hosting at all. That’s how I feel right now. It doesn’t make it easier that […]

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Apricot malabi and my disabled Adsense account

Thumbnail image for Apricot malabi and my disabled Adsense account May 19, 2012

It’s not June 21st yet, but summer is already here. En route to Palmach Beach, out favorite hot weather destination, there are vendors selling an eclectic array of Middle Eastern street foods- cold malabi with wickedly sweet red syrup, slow baked Yemenite jachnoon and lemonade in crinkly plastic cups. These foods symbolize the hot days […]

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Pancakes! The Tastiest Way to Eat Cottage Cheese

October 8, 2010

Cottage cheese is not very well respected among gourmands and rarely finds itself in fancy restaurants. I never met anyone gushing over its curdy texture and insipid flavor, calling in glee “Ooh goody an entire carton of just for me!” Babies and toddlers seem to be the only ones who love it so much they […]

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