Bounty of Israel

29 Jan

Israel, perhaps best known as the center for major religions, also has a wide range of cuisines which highlight its international flavor.

The following photos feature some of the meals that I shared with my parents during their recent visit.

Rainbow roll (right) Sunshine roll

Rainbow roll (right) Sunshine roll

Hummus and Salad at Cafe Baghdad in Tzfat

Hummus and Salad at Cafe Baghdad in Tzfat

A mountain of fries, 2008 Sangiovese, salad, and dips at El Gaucho

A mountain of fries, 2008 Sangiovese, salad, and dips at El Gaucho

Entrecote and Sirloin at El Gaucho

Entrecote and Sirloin at El Gaucho

Chumus Basar, Chumus Ful, pickles and pita at Ben Sira

Chumus Basar, Chumus Ful, pickles and pita at Ben Sira

Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet Potato Soup

Shapira Stout at a bar in Machane Yehuda.

Shapira Stout at a bar in Machane Yehuda.

Hannukah delights.

Hannukah delights. (Not with the parents)

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