You don’t need an oven to make bread. All it takes is a hot griddle, or even an outdoor grill, to turn out freshly-made flatbreads for any meal. Continue reading
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Posted on January 2, 2018 by Wholespice
Shuli and his boys were in northern Israel last month, where they stopped for a traditional Middle Eastern snack: paper-thin Druse flatbread, cooked on a convex griddle with no oil, then covered with labneh (yogurt cheese) and za'atar blend.
Watch the deft movements of the baker as she quickly rolls the dough, stretches it thin on a special pillow and quickly griddles it till done. You can hear the boys' excited voices in the background when their treat is almost ready!
Za'atar blend is traditionally made with the za'atar herb, which has been hard to come by recently. Until we're able to source the herb reliably, we are selling a blend that approximates the flavor of the traditional mix with thyme and toasted wheat along with sesame seeds and sumac.Continue reading
Posted on November 4, 2015 by Wholespice
We all know about the famous pumpkin latte and traditional pumpkin pie, and this autumn favorite lends itself to many other preparations as well: soups, stews, puddings, soufflés and of course, pies and cakes.
This week, Ronit and her pastry-chef brother Gadi Kakon have whipped up a pumpkin cupcake recipe, complete with pumpkin frosting.
Posted on October 28, 2015 by Wholespice
Flaky, buttery and fragrant with spices, strudel originated more than three centuries ago in central Europe. Continue reading
Posted on September 23, 2015 by Wholespice
If you’ve ever tasted spicy chocolate with chili pepper, you know how good it is. A traditional Mexican flavor pairing, this dynamic duo is making its way around the world in pastries, ice cream and even meat dishes. Continue reading
Posted on November 18, 2013 by admin
Sugaring maple or sugar-makers are both terms that refer to the production of maple syrup, and that particular process has not changed much since the early Native American Indians,(specifically the Mohicans),had developed the technique hundreds of years ago.
Although there are many varieties of maple, the sugar maple is the major source of sap for making the famous maple syrup.The sugar maple is also very important to the ecology of many forests in North America. Continue reading