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These Mediterranean side dishes will dazzle your holiday guests

Sides are the true stars in creating the perfect holiday dinner.


Culinary News

Mediterranean focaccia breads

Looking for the best Mediterranean food in Israel? Make it yourself

A self-made meal at Te’amim cooking school beats five-star restaurants, hands down.

Sarah Berkowitz (right) prepares for a wine tasting with Oshra Tishbi (second from right) and a few friends.

Step inside Tishbi, where the wine – and chocolate – are flowing

Tishbi is a family-owned vineyard that produces more than a million bottles a year. But it's so much more than a winery.

breads at Berman's bakery

Welcome to Berman's, the oldest bakery in Israel

This legendary shop in Jerusalem has stood the test of time by combining centuries-old tradition with modern food trends.

Hand-dipped caramel apples, decorated for the season

​Where to find America's largest and best caramel apples

We’ve traveled, tasted and tested, just in time for National Caramel Apple Day.

Moshe Segev and his food presentations

For chef-artist Moshe Segev, the plate is just as important as the food

Restaurateur and TV personality reveals how he came up with his most unique and dazzling food presentations.

Dishes from Gionatan Ottolenghi's Apple and Pear restaurant

Italian-Israeli chef and opera singer calls restaurant his stage

The owner of Apple and Pear brings his own upbringing to the table, courtesy of house-made, authentic Italian food in Jerusalem.

Chef Zachary Engel will open a new eatery featuring modern Israeli cuisine in Chicago later next year.

Modern taste of Israel coming to Chicago

Award-winning Chef Zach Engel is bringing the scents and flavors of the Mediterranean to the Windy City.

Podcast host Benyamin Cohen (left) and Oded Brenner (right) inside the new Blue Stripes eatery.

Episode 19: Oded Brenner, chocolate mogul

The founder of the world famous Max Brenner chocolate shops was banished from his company. But, after a five-year exile, the chocolatier has returned and is making a comeback.

Shay Lavi dinner spread

How one Mediterranean chef is shaking up Atlanta's food scene

Chef and grillmaster Shay Lavi aims to bring more down-home Israeli food downtown.

roasted chicken drumsticks

Why I love sheet pan dinners – and you should, too

These one-pan meal recipes are a lifesaver for busy home chefs searching for easy dinner ideas.

Chef Tal Caspi of Aviv, Portland's vegan Israeli restaurant.

At Portland's Aviv, Israeli cuisine goes green

Chef Tal Caspi's eclectic vegan menu showcases his Mediterranean, Mexican and Argentinian influences.

Gil Hovav is a television host, food journalist, restaurant critic and book author.

Episode 16: Gil Hovav, TV host and food journalist

Often called Israel's first foodie, the eccentric chef talks about his career, his pet peeves and why family food is so important.

whole and sliced figs on a wood background

How to eat figs

From sweet black mission figs to the more delicate Adriatic and Kadota varieties, we're here to fulfill your fig fancy.

spices from All Shuk Up

How a growing food trend is bringing flavors of the Israeli shuk to your kitchen

The classic outdoor market in Jerusalem brings rich flavor and color to the city. And thanks to one company, these flavors and colors can be yours to savor.

green ice cream

Cannabis ice cream flavor gives new meaning to 'sugar high'

It's a nutty concoction created by an ice cream shop owner in Israel. And it's got a lot of people talking.