Food for the soul

אנונימי Friday 22.5.15 No comments 2846 views

The Purist’s Cheesecake

עוגת גבינ.jpg “A cheesecake can be over dressed but never over elegant.” (Coco Chanel ) well.. actually Coco was saying this about women but this saying is very true about cheesecakes too :) When it comes to cooking, I sometimes like to play around, try new things, add an unfamiliar spice and combine different recipes to try to concoct something new. For me, the kitchen is my playground...

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אנונימי Thursday 26.3.15 No comments 1180 views

Spring is in the Air! Spring Quinoa Salad

סלט מוכן.jpg Spring is in the Air! I am trying to remember when it happened. Did it happen at once, or was it a process that took a while? Maybe it was when I began studying at Hebrew University and had to move to Jerusalem. Compared to most of Israel, Jerusalem has freezing, windy winters and pleasant, romantic summer nights. Or maybe it was when I started working at grown-up jobs and rain was no longer a justifiable excuse to turn over and go back to sleep...

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אנונימי Tuesday 17.3.15 No comments 1265 views

For the Love of Chocolate

finish.jpg Sometimes I miss the days when a candy bar could solve it all. As a child, the holiday of Purim was my favorite day of the year. Like many other children, I was enchanted by the story of the brave queen who saved the Jewish people. I loved the theatrical part of dressing up and wearing makeup, and I enjoyed watching all the grown-ups behaving a bit sillier than usual...

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אנונימי Wednesday 18.2.15 No comments 1479 views

Wake Up call

הפגנה.jpg It was late at night, Malmö (Sweden) Central Station. I had just returned from a Passover vacation in Israel. It was cold outside and I was tired, after two flights and a train ride, carrying a heavy suitcase. I just wanted to get home, take a hot shower and crawl into bed. A taxi seemed like a reasonable option, so I began to look around; it’s never a problem to catch one near the central station. A few meters away, a few taxi drivers were standing, smoking and chatting. "Yay!" I thought...

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