Israel was that man that my parents were trying to set me up with for years that I’ve been avoiding planning a date with.
Israel is that friend that I always wanted to meet but we always seemed to move in different social circles.
When my son was born, I cradled him against my heart, arms wrapped gently yet surely around his small and fragile body.
An omer is a measure of grain, in this case, barley. In the days of Temple worship, we were to bring the first sheaf of barley to the Temple, followed by other items, as a sacrifice (Leviticus 9–14).
The use of sherry vinegar, cumin, and oranges speaks volumes about the Iberian influence on the cooking of South America.