The Exotic Kosher

Travel vicariously through food.

Spinach & Mushroom Stuffed Artichokes

In my last post, I spoke about my recently developed love for avocados. Since my arrival to the Holy Land, I have discovered new flavors and distanced myself from the mass quantities of processed foods. Don’t get me wrong, I... Continue Reading →



Calling all avocado lovers!! My love for cheese has always been strong and everlasting but one fateful day 4 years ago, I became aware of my body's intolerance to all things lactose. For days, I cried and cried, how could... Continue Reading →

Being Thankful on Thanksgiving

Hi everyone! This post doesn’t include any recipes but since its Thanksgiving (my favorite holiday) I want to take a moment to reflect on this past year and all that I am thankful for. 2016 has been a crazy for... Continue Reading →

Chicken Piccata & Wine Orzo

I did not grow up in a kosher household. Every Tuesday was Chicken Parmesan night, I was fed bacon on many many occasions and cheeseburgers was the go-to summer meal. But in the past few years, the recipes I’ve been making are... Continue Reading →

Middle Eastern Shakshuka

According to Wikipedia, Shakshuka is "is a dish of eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, and onions, often spiced with cumin". To me, Shakshuka is the most heavenly breakfast ever created by humans. I was first introduced... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Spice Apple Cake

Being able to call two places ‘home' has its ups and downs. While living in Israel, I don’t have the luxury of going home once a week, or even once a month. In New Jersey, the frigid winter months makes... Continue Reading →

Quinoa Patties with Sweet Potato & Dill

Quinoa Patties with Sweet Potato & Dill.. Healthy, hearty and bursting with loads of flavors. Sweet potato, dill, onion and garlic; what could go wrong?

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