How To Peel Hazelnuts & Make Nutella Spread

April 13, 2017

I come across a lot of recipes that require peeled hazelnuts. Unlike pistachios, it’s hard to find peeled hazelnuts in the store. At least here in Jerusalem where I live. So I asked Mr. Google and discovered two different methods to peel them yourself.


Goat Milk Malabi

March 8, 2017

Canker sores can really ruin my week. For those of you who don’t know what those are (I’m jealous) – they’re little white sores that show up inside your mouth. They are the modern version of medieval torture.


Pistachio Lemon Éclairs

February 20, 2017

I’m good friends with this one couple. He goes crazy for pistachios, she loves anything that involves lemon. To make both of them happy, sometimes I mix the two ingredients together. I think it’s an excellent match – just like the couple.


Yuzu Macaron

February 12, 2017

I recently had the good fortune of taking a trip to Paris, where I discovered Pierre Hermé’s macaron store. He’s a genius when it comes to macarons. Entering his store is like entering a jewelry shop. Instead of engagement rings studded with expensive diamonds, behind glass are colorful macarons, as tempting as they are expensive.