The Omelet

I thought I’d repay your kindness and forbearance these last couple of weeks with a classic rendition of how to make an omelet. Now, I know you’ve seen it a hundred times on the internet... Read More

Croquette or Burger? Neither.

I made the kids my mother’s recipe for salmon croquettes yesterday afternoon. Well, I thought I was making it for the kids. Turns out, only one likes them, but it was apparently enough for my mo... Read More

La Boca

Up a flight of thirty or so stairs on Emek Refaim is La Boca, a Latin-inpired restaurant in Jerusalem. With its comfortable, high-backed leather chairs and deep brown tables, the restaurant held the p... Read More

Cookbooks

There are a surfeit of cookbooks on the shelves, everything from pretty books that rattle off lists of ingredients whose duplication in the styled photos is next to impossible, to classic tomes that a... Read More

Leek

Winter leeks in Israel are in season in Israel in January, but generally available all year long. They are available as organic produce as well. My wife found one of these monsters yesterday in Machan... Read More

Kitchen Scale

Over the years I’ve had several different kitchen scales. The first one I remember was a cheap spring-driven one that almost never got used. It sat on the shelf with the glasses, and sometimes w... Read More