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Bringing Israel Home Episode 5: The Israeli Bakery

Hosted By: Bringing Israel Home

Join award-winning chef Michael Solomonov for his new digital series, “Bringing Israel Home.” Each Wednesday evening for 16 weeks, Chef Solomonov will bring Israel’s extraordinarily diverse and vibrant culinary landscape into people’s homes via weekly interviews with food and cultural figures in Israel, cooking both new and signature recipes live in his home kitchen, and through live conversation with viewers.

Watch the show each week to experience Israeli cuisine like you’ve never seen it before and cook a unique, new Israeli-inspired recipe along with this James Beard award-winning chef, right from your own kitchen.

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Episode 5 Guide:

Breads and pastries – both traditional and modern, sweet and savory – are an integral part of Israeli life. Bakeries are a daily stop for many Israelis. To talk about the impact of the bakery on Israeli life, Mike interviews Uri Scheft, founder of the great Lehamim Bakery. We learn how Uri created an iconic bakery, brand, and babka.

Recipes to make along with Mike:

  • Hand-stretched Phyllo Borekas with Spinach and Kashkaval

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Michael Solomonov

Michael Solomonov is a beloved champion of Israel's diverse and vibrant culinary landscape. He is co-owner of Philadelphia’s CookNSolo Restaurants which include Zahav, the trailblazing restaurant where Solomonov is Chef, and he is the co-author of three cookbooks. Solomonov is the recipient of five James Beard awards, including 2016 “Book of the Year” for his and CookNSolo partner Steven Cook’s best seller Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking, as well as 2017 “Outstanding Chef” and 2019 "Outstanding Restaurant" for Zahav. He is the host of the new "Bringing Israel Home" series.
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Bringing Israel Home

Bringing Israel Home

Bringing Israel Home is the new digital series with a live-at-home cooking component hosted by 5-time James Beard Foundation award-winning chef, of Zahav in Philadelphia, Michael Solomonov. With travel to Israel curtailed for the moment, Michael Solomonov will bridge the gap by bringing Israel’s extraordinarily diverse and vibrant culinary landscape into people’s homes via weekly interviews with food and cultural figures in Israel, cooking both new and signature recipes live in his home kitchen, and through live conversation with viewers.
Each week viewers will join in a full-flavored experience around the ingredients, spices, places and people that make up Israeli cuisine.
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