Chicken with Rice and Pomegranate

Chicken with Rice and Pomegranate
This is a dish from central Asia which Galit translated from Hebrew and I served up to friends. Rather good I think and has become a staple dish for Rosh Hashanah. The rice and chicken provide the substance and the pomegranate provides the zing. Serves 4-6. Chicken with Rice and Pomegranate Steven Thomas A hearty ...

Sephardi Charoset

In our household I make the Charoset for the Passover Seder. According to Wikipedia: Charoset, haroset, or charoses (חרֽוֹסֶת [hărōset]) is a sweet, dark-colored, lumpy paste made of fruits and nuts served primarily during the Passover Seder. Its color and texture are meant to recall the mortar with which the Israelites bonded bricks when they ...

Challah

I wanted to try a fluffy white bread and picked Challah because Galit has a fondness for it.  Challah Challah is a feature of Friday night meals in Jewish families. It is an enriched bread dough with eggs, honey and oil in the mixture. The result is a light crumb with a hint of sweetness. ...

Hebrew to English Translation of Fish Names 16

Israelis use completely different names for fish to those I’m used to so I thought a wee table would help.

Tunisian Sandwich

Yummy. A delight I picked up when eating at the Haviv household. Traditionally these are served in a Fricasse, i.e. fried bread, but the more health conscious serve inside a baguette or roll.  Tunisian Sandwich Marie Haviv Print Recipe Ingredients  French bread or FricasseeTuna in oilIsraeli salad Tomatoes, Cucumber, Onion, Capsicum, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, ...

Chicken in Orange Marinade with Sweet Potato

It was Rosh Hashanah again so we had to make something sweet … very sweet. Chicken in Orange Marinade with Sweet Potato Steven Thomas Print Recipe Ingredients  Ingredients for the chicken4 chicken breast fillets1 cup fresh orange juice2 tablespoon orange ginger marmalade St. Dalfour1 tablespoon root ginger grated roughly1/2 cup semi-dry white wine1/2 cup olive oil2 ...

Middle Eastern Baked Fish

I think a whole fish looks grand when served up to guests. This is one I’ve made a couple of times.  Middle Eastern Baked Fish A tasty whole fish. You can either season the fish or marinade it. You can also choose accompany the fish with Tarator sauce, Hot Spicy sauce or with Tahina sauce. ...