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Big Blend Radio: A Taste of Israel

Big Blend Radio: A Taste of Israel

Update: 2018-08-09


Israeli cuisine comprises of local dishes by people native to Israel and dishes brought to Israel by Jews from the Diaspora. On this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Eat, Drink & Be Merry Show, Ruth Milstein joins hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, to discuss Israeli Cuisine. Ruth is the author of the Gourmand award-winning recipe book, “Cooking with Love: Ventures into the New Israeli Cuisine.” Along with a discussion about some of the original foods that are native to Israeli society, Ruth also shares how to make Couscous Salad with Tuna and Capers.

Featured music is “An Olive Branch” from the “Alluvia” album by Evren Ozan.
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Big Blend Radio: A Taste of Israel

Big Blend Radio: A Taste of Israel

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