Popular snack Bamba may explain why so few Israeli kids are allergic to peanuts

bamba Popular snack Bamba may explain why so few Israeli kids are allergic to peanuts

Israeli children suffer from peanut allergies at only one-tenth the rate of Western counterparts with similar genetic backgrounds. Israeli children suffer from peanut allergies at only one-tenth the rate of their Western counterparts with similar genetic backgrounds, and medical researchers think they know the reason: Eating Bamba, an iconic peanut-flavored snack considered a staple of […]

February 25, 2015
Fruit Israelis among the healthiest eaters — study

Israel ranks 9th out of 187 countries in dietary quality, according to a new Lancet medical journal survey A new study in this month’s The Lancet Global Health Journal places the diet of the average Israeli among the healthiest in the world. The study, which looked at dietary habits — both good and bad — of […]

February 25, 2015
fruitsisrael Book on Israel’s Seven Species Wins Prestigious 2015 Gourmand Award

Fresh on the market and just in time for Tu B’Shevat, the book “The Seven Fruits of the Land of Israel” has just received two prestigious Gourmand Awards for 2015. The Gourmand Awards celebrate global cookbooks and feature many world renowned chefs annually. The critically acclaimed book takes readers on a delicious journey of the […]

February 12, 2015
Shokoland Chocolate Festival Returns to TLV

Israel’s top chocolatiers to take part in three-day cocoa event at the Tachana complex, February 12-14, 2015. Willy Wonka may have the only factory with a Chocolate Waterfall for mixing but Israeli chocolatiers have their own secret recipes and inventiveness that makes their pralines among the best in the world. And where better to sample […]

February 11, 2015
56-286691-nanuchka1 Tel Aviv’s Top 10 Vegan Restaurants

In Israel, vegans are starting to rule the roost, so to speak. With a population of just 8 million people, Israel has an estimated 200,000 vegans, the majority of whom live in Tel Aviv. Based on those figures, it’s no wonder why Tel Aviv has such a wide variety of vegan eateries—from burger joints to […]

February 9, 2015
Kelis Kelis bringing a taste of ‘Food’ to Israel – but no milkshakes, please

American singer-songwriter and chef will give Israel a taste of her 6th and latest album during performance in Herzliya in early February. There are plenty of multihyphenates in the entertainment industry – singer-songwriter-actor, actor-model-musician, etc. – but Kelis Rogers, better known by the mononym Kelis, may be the only major musician-chef. Kelis is going to […]

February 2, 2015