The sun was shining, the birds were chirping, and a bus load of sleepy Heller High students were Jerusalem bound amidst the rush hour traffic. After heading up seven flights of stairs, a feat some said was comparable to climbing Masada in our out-of-shape state, we all sat down before a representative of OrCam Myeye.… Continue reading Past & Future Jerusalem Intertwine in Nachlaot
There is no way to avoid walking on a packed sidewalk dodging moms pushing strollers, fellow tourists, and Israelis charging past all the hustle and bustle, if you want to make it inside the Shuk. Once inside, you will find the epitome of constant chaos: pushing, shoving, elbowing, shouting, bargaining, and snacking on whatever is… Continue reading Mahane Yehuda Market
Think about it. Where are you at this moment in time? It seems like an irrelevant, obvious question to ask, but in reality it is probably one of the most important questions to ask yourself. We all get so caught up in the future, and the past, or whatever else that we miss the… Continue reading Where Are You Now?
Dingy lighting, old-dirt encrusted tiling, and maybe a bright red shopping basket or two is what you are greeted with in the entrance. Upon taking a few steps to the left, you become well-acquainted with the gist of the rest of the store: you know, your average convenience store— with an Israeli twist. When you… Continue reading Markolit: a Microcosm of Israeli Food
The past couple of months, I have hit a turning point in my life. The sort of experience I have had is something many people can resonate with--I truly hope it does.
What it is like to work in the best restaurant in the world
The Madeleine is a type of French butter cake, but everyone usually refers to them as cookies. They are pretty easy to bake, but there are a few steps that you should not forget to do, if you want the real thing.
Debunking unrealistic beauty standards for desserts, and the most simple, amazing pie recipe.
Yes, you read correctly. Throw your store bottles of Ranch, Italian, and Thousand Island dressings with a billion ingredients in the trash. With this recipe, salad will be forever changed for you.
Cake is one of the only pastries in which decoration mistakes can enhance overall appearance, unlike most pastries which are less forgiving.
How to fearlessly approach traditional French technique in baking
If there is anything to know when it comes to basic home cooking, it's that simple recipes and fresh ingredients yield a better outcome. Have you ever noticed that on many occasions you may have thought that whatever you were working on—whether it be cooking or art, the more details you added, it did not… Continue reading Simplistic Cooking
My blog is full of contradictions. On one hand I have posts about healthy eating and resolutions, but on the other I have recipes for marshmallows and ice cream. Don’t be so quick to judge though. I’m all about being able to strike a balance. This recipe is one that I’ve made inspired by a… Continue reading Healthified Big Mac
We are all familiar with Bath and Body Work's signature Warm Vanilla Sugar scent that most of their products come in. No matter what you get at that store, there is no going wrong with that one. Though this is true, nothing can beat real vanilla sugar. It is pretty difficult to mess up… Continue reading Better than Bath & Body
Right after Valentine’s day, stores are always quick to set out all the Spring and Easter themed candy, one of the most well-known and coveted treats being peeps. A few years ago, I was trying to find something more interesting to make and stumbled upon a marshmallow recipe. My first thought was “You can make… Continue reading Marshmallow “Peeps”
I have always loved the idea of dedicating a part of the day to enjoying tea and little snacks that look too perfect to eat, like British people traditionally do (or so I’ve heard). Americans have their own version of high tea, but we enjoy our liquid energy boost to-go in Styrofoam cups or in… Continue reading Time to Par-Tea!
Being healthy does not mean flavor must be sacrificed.
Don't let your old and unusable makeup sit around; in less tan five minutes it can be brand-new!
Thanksgiving dessert, with food for thought
The perfect gift for someone who needs to get well
My two-sense and advice on how you can become more knowledgeable and well-rounded in no time
My account of a week spent in Poland, remembering Jewish life and reconciling a tortured past.