Underwritten by SHARON AND AMIR ASHKENAZI
NOGA AND ISRAEL NIV
In Search of Israeli Cuisine
Israel's food scene is among the most dynamic in the world, extending beyond falafel and hummus to include tasty ethnic and regional specialties. Having won the James Beard award for embracing these authentic flavors, Israeli-American chef Michael Solomonov returns to his homeland to discover his culinary heritage anew. But even food is not immune to sectarian conflict, as Palestinian cooks chafe when their savory secrets are adapted by Jewish chefs. Equally eye-opening is the story behind the ingredients that Israel produces using both ancient farming techniques and high-tech innovations.