Judging by its popularity, you would think that the avocado has been grown in Israel for many years. In fact, until recently, they were not grown in Israel at all. Today, the avocado is an Israeli favorite and avocado fields dot the countryside.
Fellowship Bridge Blog - Recipes
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On Shavuot, which begins the evening of May 19, Jews often eat foods with dairy! They do this because the holiday is linked to the Exodus from Egypt into the Promised Land, “a land flowing with milk and honey.” Joan Nathan shows us how to make delicious cheese-filled sambusak to celebrate.
Dates are a popular sweet ingredient in Israeli dishes and often take the place of sugar in dessert recipes, such as in this week’s recipe. Try making coffee coconut date balls brought to you by The Fellowship’s Rachel Katzman! She says this is the perfect treat to share with family and friends.
Cholent is a beef stew that many Jewish families eat for lunch on Shabbat – our friends at The Nosher show us how to prepare this dish.
The simple method of preparing meat on an open grill goes back to ancient biblical times. To this day, Israelis tend to prefer their meat prepared in this manner. Shishlik is one of the most popular dishes requested at restaurants, and a great way to celebrate Israel’s Independence Day!