RECIPE: Potato Latkehs for Hanukkah

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The Festival of Lights. Traditional songs, spinning tops and chocolate coins, candles in the menorah flickering while we wait for the first platter of hot latkehs, our home-made Hanukkah treat. Latkehs! What is it with latkehs? They’re brown, they’re fried, they’re potatoey and oniony and when you fry them, you have to open all the […]

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A Warm, Sunny Earth Day Kind of Dessert: A Recipe for Lemon Curd

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Happy Earth Day! (Though technically yesterday, most of Israel is celebrating today.) Celebrations require desserts, we’re quite convinced, and since the citrus season is winding down we thought we’d talk about our absolute favourite thing to do with a lemon. Not lemonade (though we’re fans of that too) but lemon curd: smooth, custardy, tangy, riding […]

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Refill Your Kettle

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After your kettle has boiled and you’ve emptied it, before it cools down, add some water for next time. While the kettle is still hot. This takes advantage of energy you have already used and paid for, and will help the cold tap water warm up and so save energy next time you brew.

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Crispy Carrots

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Have you ever found that your carrots get limp and rot after a day or four, no matter what you do? If you peel/or wash them and keep them in a container of water at the bottom of your fridge they will stay for several weeks, even up to a month! This also works great […]

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Keeping Your Greens

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Have you ever had trouble keeping your spices longer than a day? If you leave them out they dry out, if you keep them in a bag they rot… what to do? You can keep your aromatics (leafy spices) and salad lettuce leaves fresh for longer by washing them, then wrap them is a paper […]

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