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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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Green Pancakes with Lime Butter by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The second feature of our brunch on Saturday was delicious savoury pancakes made with spinach, green onions and chillies. The accompanying lime-garlic butter was a perfect a ... Read on »
Roasted Butternut Squash with Sweet Spices, Lime and Green Chilli by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When it is hot and steamy out, we don’t feel like having a big heavy meal. On Saturdays we usually have brunch consisting of bread, cheese, a frittata or omelet and a salad. ... Read on »
Borough Market Part 1- A Feast for the Eyes and the Mouth by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Over the last few years, London has developed the reputation of being one of the best food cities in the world, with celebrity chefs such as Marco Pierre White, Gordon Ramse ... Read on »
For Shavuot: Goat Cheese Quick Bread with Apricot and Mint by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cheesecake and blintzes are probably the two most popular dishes that are served on the Shavuot table, but being me, I like to find at least one new dish to put on my table. ... Read on »
Can’t Stand the Heat? by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here is a guest post from my friend, Emily Segal, who is a certified holistic nutrition counselor and writes a blog on her website, Triumph Wellness. Be sure to sign up for ... Read on »
Safer and Healthier Grilling by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here is a guest post from my friend, Emily Segal, who is a certified holistic nutrition counselor and writes a blog on her website, Triumph Wellness. Be sure to sign up for ... Read on »
Red and White Sangria – The Perfect Yom Ha’Atzmaut Refreshment by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, is on Monday. The whole country will be turning on their grills and the flavors of grilled lamb, beef short ribs, kebabs,  steaks, ... Read on »
Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Chickpea Puree and Hot Mint Sauce by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The most iconic food of Pesach, the Jewish festival celebrating the Children of Israel’s Exodus from Egypt, is usually thought of as matza, the flat crispy unleavened bread ... 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 »
Cookies Perfect for Passover by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I remember Passovers past at my grandparents’ and parents’ houses were always large and boisterous with at least 25-30 people attending, spread over two or three tables. We ... Read on »
Spring is Here! by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Spring arrived here about two weeks ago and the country is in full bloom. The photos in this post were taken around my moshav. As we do every year, we are going to a relativ ... Read on »
Spring Fair of Homemade Wines at Soreq Winery by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This post is from last year. This year’s festival will be on Friday, 29 April from 1000 – 1600. Don’ t miss it. Soreq Winery, one of the first boutique wineries in Israel, i ... Read on »
Israeli Breakfast at Home by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   The tradition of an Israeli breakfast, which is similar to the Arab breakfast, began in the early days of the 20th century on the kibbutz. Kibbutzniks would go out to the ... 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 »
Chocolate Workshop at Sarina Chocolates by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Mr BT was away for Valentine’s Day, so as a consolation, he sent me to a chocolate workshop at Sarina Chocolates in Ein Vered, one of my favorite villages, which is mere a h ... Read on »
Tamarind Date Cake for Tu Bishvat by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Tu Bishvat is a minor Jewish holiday in the Hebrew month of Shevat, usually sometime in late January or early February, that marks the New Year of the Trees (Hebrew: ראש השנ ... Read on »
Ringing in 2011 with a Gourmet Dinner by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking New Year’s Eve, Mr BT and I celebrated our anniversary and 2011 with a gourmet romantic dinner. Our anniversary was actually the day before, but I had more time to prepare a ... Read on »
Shiva, Matza Balls, and the Morpurgo Family by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A few months after my husband met his business partner, Silvano, who is originally from Venice, he told him about my family connection to Italy. Silvano’s eyes got big and h ... Read on »
Shiva, Matza Balls, and the Morpurgo Family by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [Translate] A few months after my husband met his business partner, Silvano, who is originally from Venice, he told him about my family connectio ... Read on »
Fritelle di Mele – Apple Fritters by Baroness Tapuzina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The holidays always make me think of the fun family gatherings we used to have. With most of the older generation no longer with us, it makes me think even more about the ho ... Read on »