Israeli Street Food Guide

street food scene in Israel

Food is reflective of a country’s traditional culture and the people’s way of life. All countries have their own version of street foods, each offering a unique gustatory experience for anyone who tries and enjoys them. Like cuisines in other countries, Israeli cuisine is an amalgam of cuisines from different countries and … Read more

Coffee Culture in Israel

a cup of coffee and a laptop

Second only to water, coffee is the most widely drunk beverage in the world. Whether you’re having a delicate cup of coffee at a trendy café, a convenience store brew or a cup of instant coffee at home, it seems almost everyone cannot go through a day without a cup of Joe. … Read more

All about Honey in the Land of Milk and Honey

pomegranate, honey and apple

The phrase “a land flowing with milk and honey” is a Biblical reference to the Promised Land – a land of agricultural abundance. It first appears in Exodus 3:8, which is associated with Moses’ vision of the burning bush.  Since the phrase was first used, the land of Israel has been changed … Read more

Tel Aviv – Israel’s Food Capital

tel aviv restaurants

Gone are the days when Israelis lived by hummus and falafel alone. Over the past few decades, Israel has grown into one of the world’s cuisine frontrunners. If you’d like to embark on your Middle Eastern and Mediterranean gastronomic adventure, it’s logical to go to Israel as your starting point. After all, … Read more

What Are The Popular Types of Cheeses in Israel?

cheese plate

It’s no secret that some of the most famous cheeses in the world come from France, Italy, and Switzerland. Although you won’t immediately think of Israel when it comes to cheeses, you may be surprised that it is a nation cheese makers – and cheese lovers! It’s no doubt that Israelis love … Read more

Israeli Wine Update

barren vineyard

Israel’s mostly-cooperative climate; new, quality grape varieties; and the expertise of young winemakers who’ve studied abroad, add up to up to a wine revolution. Noah may have started off on the wrong foot when he planted his vineyard in Israel, but at least his descendants are getting it right. Around the world, … Read more

Israel Cheese Guide – 2

Rami’s Israel Cheese Guide

In the first piece about Israeli cheese, it gives an account of some historical background about traditional cheese making in Israel and the region. This article will take you one step further into some actual cheese tasting and provide some background about modern Israeli artisan cheese. The next item will give you … Read more

Israel Cheese Guide – 1

Rami’s Israel Cheese Guide – 1

Being the cradle of humanity the Middle East is considered to be the place of origin of cheese. However, the warm weather did not allow the development of gourmet cheese; and for years the regional cheeses were either very fresh or very salty like the Arab Labane (sour spread cheese made of … Read more