The first mention of figs in the Torah doesn’t reference the fruit directly; it was the leaves from the fig tree that Adam and Chava sewed together to clothe themselves. Ostensibly, it was a fig... Read More


Limes have a short season here in Israel, and those of us on the lookout eagerly anticipate their arrival each summer.... 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