Explore the odd formations of Timna Valley

Near Eilat, sandstone rocks have formed curious shapes over millions of years.

Onion za’atar rolls

Looking for ways to use up excess flour led to this delicious bread.

Mushroom soup

A velvety soup full of mushroom goodness.

Poached eggs for breakfast

A quick and easy gourmet breakfast inspired by Julia Child.

How to pickle olives at home

Our chef explains how a rock – and a lot of patience – leads to some delectable pickled olives.

Lamb-stuffed eggplant

Succulent lamb on a bed of tender eggplant, generously spiced and sprinkled with pine nuts.

Spicy red bean stew

Top steaming hot rice with these robust, full-flavored beans.

Guarapo, Venezuela’s homemade pineapple cooler

A folkloric recipe for a light, refreshing, alcoholic drink.

Why your best camera also sends texts

Two accomplished photographers extoll the virtues of mobile phone photography.

Simple brioche with raisins

Buttery and pillowy, this pastry tastes great with a little jam on the side.

Semolina gnocchi

This golden and aromatic recipe is a unique take on comfort food.

Stuffed mushrooms

Big, meaty, stuffed Portobello mushrooms make a substantial first course.

Pink grapefruit sorbet

This sweet treat serves as the perfect palate cleanser between courses.

What is bruschetta?

Make a snack or a whole meal from toasted bread slices topped with deliciousness.

Bialy onion bread

An old recipe gets a modern-day makeover.