Labane Cheese


When I visited the Bedouins in the Negev desert of Israel I was fascinated with how they made homemade yogurt without any fancy tools. Ever since then I’ve been making homemade yogurt for my family. Once the yogurt is complete…

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Homemade Yogurt


One of our family’s favorite snacks and desserts is this homemade yogurt recipe. This recipe has been in my family for quite some time. For a sweeter take on the yogurt we add sugar or honey to taste but we…

Sancocho


Sancocho is a traditional Latin American soup that is comforting, hearty and rustic. We love to make it and eat it at home at least once a week. Being born in Panama to a Colombian mother, I grew up eating…

Shakshuka


Shakshuka is a Mediterranean dish of eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes, peppers and onions. My father was born in Israel so I travel there often and even lived there for a few years when I was younger. Because…