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Baroness Tapuzina

I live in a small predominately Yemenite farming village in central Israel that is surrounded by citrus groves and nurseries. I am originally from a small town in Alabama, born to an immigrant Jewish-German family. My best friend called my home the â??house of weird vegetablesâ??!... Full Bio
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“Fudgy” Haroset Brownies by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It is hard to get a chef to part with a special recipe and when you finally get the recipe out of them, they may leave out key ingredients so that when you try to make it at ... Read on »
2nd Wedding Anniversary Dinner by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking December 30th was my 2nd wedding anniversary and we decided to wait until the weekend to celebrate. I try very hard to keep politics out of my foodblog, but I will s ... Read on »
613 Red Jewels by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The pomegranate originated in Persia and has been cultivated in Georgia, Armenia and the Mediterranean region for several millennia. Jewish tradition teaches that ... Read on »
A Bittersweet Passover by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have finalized my menu for the seder this coming Saturday. It is the second Passover that I have ever hosted. While I am happy to host the seder dinner, it ... Read on »
A Bowl Full of Summer by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There are some things that I regard as “Food of the Gods” and cherries are one of them. It is cherry season here in Israel and that means the annual Cherry Picking F ... Read on »
A Date with my Honey by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I use Silan, also known as date honey, as part of the yeast starter for the bread that Mr BT and I make every week. It doesn’t really impart any extra flavour to the bre ... Read on »
A Great Lady, A Great Loss – Vera Rozsa-Nordell by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This past Friday afternoon, my mother-in-law, the much revered and loved singing teacher, Vera Rozsa-Nordell passed away. She wasn’t just a great artist to me, she was my pe ... Read on »
A Great Lady, A Great Loss - Vera Rozsa-Nordell by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [Translate] This past Friday afternoon, my mother-in-law, the much revered and loved singing teacher, Vera Rozsa-Nordell passed away. She wasn’t just a great ... Read on »
A Honey of a Dinner by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We had a lovely time with my family in Jerusalem for Rosh Hashana. When we came back, I decided to continue the New Year’s celebration and make another special dinne ... Read on »
A Moroccan Fantasy in Israel by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have been talking for the last several years about driving up to the north for the day and going to the Moroccan Fantasy (פנטזיה מרוקאית) store in Hatzor Haglilit to find ... Read on »
A New Website! – Flavors of Israel by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [Translate] Sarah from Foodbridge , Miriam from Israeli Kitchen , and I have just launched a new online culinary magazine called Flavors of Israel .  The m ... Read on »
Algerian-Style Slow-Cooked Lamb Neck by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Passover is the time where you can find better deals on lamb here in Israel. Lamb is very expensive here, but for me Passover just isn’t Passover without at least one lamb d ... Read on »
All You Really Need is Soup by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking “Only the pure of heart can make good soup” Beethoven Winter is a good excuse to make hearty soups, something that is true in my house. Mr BT is a world class so ... Read on »
An Afternoon with Joan Nathan by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A couple of weeks ago, I attended a discussion at the annual Jerusalem International Book Fair entitled, The Changing Jewish Kitchen – Is Jewish food still Jewish food and w ... Read on »
An Ottolenghi Dinner by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ever since Mr. BT gave me the Plenty cookbook I have been wanting to make everything in the book. Most of the recipes are perfect for the scorching summer when no one feels ... Read on »
Assyrian Inspired Hannukah by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I know I should have made something Greek for Hannukah if I wanted to make something from the relevant ancient enemy of the Macabbees, but I couldn’t find anything th ... Read on »
Baked Redfish with Cashew-Garlic Crust by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Over the past few weeks we have been eating a lot of fish that we purchased from the Dubkin Brothers, a fish farm on Moshav Tekuma in southern Israel. They sell fish ... Read on »
Baked Redfish with Cashew-Garlic Crust by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Over the past few weeks we have been eating a lot of fish that we purchased from the Dubkin Brothers, a fish farm on Moshav Tekuma in southern Israel. They sell fish to restau ... Read on »
Baking for Mama – May She Rest in Peace 1912-2007 by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My 95-year-old Grandmother has not been well latelypassed away Saturday 29 December in the USA, which had me thinking of all of the wonderful times we had cooking to ... Read on »
Baroness’ Bottega by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [Translate] I have had a number of questions from readers asking where can I purchase this spice or that they can’t find something where they are loca ... Read on »