Main Dishes

Main Dishes

It pays to use high-quality extra-virgin olive oil in this dish.

In Israel stuffed vegetables like these are a culinary treasure.

The story of chili always ends with the statement that it’s better the second day.

A pork version of the traditional German veal schnitzel, this is a great family favourite in our house.

Noce Moscata means “nutmeg” in Italian.

Fondues are a bit like Bloody Marys in that everyone has their own way of making one.

This is almost a meal in itself, nutritionally complete if you add some whole-grain pita bread (or rice) and yogurt on the side.

Everyone needs a simple oven-roasted chicken every now and then. This recipe gets a vibrant lift from the bright, clear flavor of tomatillos.

Next to our hummus, this is the dish that put Zahav on the map.

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Use less sugar in baking by treating it as a spice

"Instead of thinking about [sugar] as an evil ingredient, I thought maybe we can just go back in history a little bit and think about a time when sugar was one of the many spices that people used to flavor their foods," says Sam Seneviratne, author of The New Sugar and Spice.