Rivka Friedman

Rivka Friedman is a native Washingtonian, back in her home town after stints in Manhattan and Jerusalem. She spends the lion's share of her free time cooking up a storm and making pottery in which to serve said cooking. With whatever time remains, Rivka maintains a food blog, <a href= "http://www.notderbypie.com">NotDerbyPie</a>, where she catalogs her cooking adventures and posts photos that'll make you hungry.

Articles by Rivka Friedman

Passover Carrot Kugel Recipe

Sweet, spiced and satisfying.


An Israeli breakfast recipe for a thick yogurt-based cheese.


An Israeli breakfast recipe for a red pepper and walnut spread with a kiss of pomegranate.

Pickled Cauliflower

An Israeli breakfast recipe for a classic pickled vegetable.

Mozzarella in Carrozza

Combining the Hanukkah traditions of eating fried foods and cheese.

Dates Stuffed with Goat Cheese

A biblical treat for summer afternoons.

Walnut Hummus – Israeli Breakfast Recipes

Bold, fresh ingredients make for a delicious start (or middle, or end) to any day.