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Local Pesto from Om Sleiman

We finally have a proper CSA – community supported agriculture – farm in the Ramallah area.  All my produce needs will be ready for me to pick up every Monday evening.  I will no longer have to squeeze through the … Continue reading

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Drying the abundant figs

http://thisweekinpalestine.com/review/preserving-our-figs-for-the-not-so-abundant-times-of-the-year/

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herbs for our scratches and bruises

Here is my latest in the This Week in Palestine Kitchen column… Enjoy the end of the summer and her wonderful harvest!

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Apple chutney, preserving the summer

We organized an apple picking at a nearby orchard in the village of Surda, just outside Ramallah.  Abu Osama, orchard owner, invited us to pick from his bounty.  The early figs, da four, were already gone.  But he still had … Continue reading

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apricot custard

It’s finally that time of year – the short two week window- where the baladi apricot has ripened for our enjoyment.  We are having a good season this year.  The market is full of the small baladi apricot known as … Continue reading

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Real Taboun Bread

My latest article on the Palestinian Taboun.. http://thisweekinpalestine.com/review/the-palestinian-taboun-the-traditional-method-of-baking/

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Cabbage salad in creamy almond butter dressing

I’m in garden starvation mode.  I have harvested my spring greens, peas, and fava beans.   I just planted seeds for the summer harvest.  Besides my motley of herbs, and a few loquats on my little tree, my garden is bare. … Continue reading

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