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IN SEARCH OF ISRAELI CUISINE – A Culinary Exploration
August 28 – 31 in Santa Fe, January 2017 in Israel
Movie, Dinner, Class & Tour
In Santa Fe and Israel
It's a culinary "tour de force". IN SEARCH OF ISRAELI CUISINE, A CULINARY EXPLORATION, our end of season event takes place August 28-31 in Santa Fe and January, 2017 in Israel. See the MOVIE, In Search of Israeli Cuisine, and you'll realize why Israel is now a culinary destination. Then taste the food at a special DINNER of Israeli mezzes and more, all at Santa Fe's Georgia. Learn the secrets of Israeli cooking at a demonstration COOKING CLASS at the Santa Fe Culinary Academy. Then come on the culinary TOUR of Israel and experience the country's vibrant cuisine first hand.
"... mouthwatering ..."
The Philadelphia Jewish Voice
The new documentary, IN SEARCH OF ISRAELI CUISINE is a behind the scenes look at the restaurants, wineries and artisanal purveyors that have put Israel on the culinary map. Award winning Chef Michael Solomonov takes us on a “mouthwatering” trip to reveal a culinary melting pot of Ashkenazi, Sephardic, Palestinian and other cuisines. See a different face of Israel, one that will leave you hungry for more.
Sun Aug 28, 11:00 AM
Center for Contemporary Arts
A culinary feast.
Taste the kinds of dishes that have helped put Israel on the culinary map with a special feast of mezzes, kabobs, and desserts all prepared by Chef Leroy Alvarado of GEORGIA. The menu highlights recipes inspired by award-winning chef Michael Solomonov's cookbook of Israeli food, Zahav. Named the James Beard Best Cookbook of the Year, Zahav exemplifies the diverse textures and flavors that make Israeli cuisine so extraordinary. This special prix fixed dinner brings a “taste” of Israel to Santa Fe.
Mon Aug 29, 6:30 PM
The secrets of Israeli cooking.
with Chef Rocky Durham
For those with a hankering to learn how to cook Israeli style, the SANTA FE CULINARY ACADEMY is offering a cooking class with Chef Rocky Durham. Chef Durham will unravel the secrets of Israeli cuisine in this demonstration class highlighting recipes from the award-winning cookbook of Israeli food, Zahav. Crispy haloumi cheese with dates, walnuts and apples is just one of four dishes that will be featured. Then settle back and partake in a casual dinner of the dishes prepared.
Wed Aug 31, 5:30 PM
Santa Fe Culinary Academy
A culinary tour like no other.
The other side of Israel.
Experience a different side of Israel with the IN SEARCH OF ISRAELI CUISINE TOUR January 12 – 20, 2017. It’s an opportunity to visit the restaurants, street food vendors, markets, wineries, cheese makers, and farms highlighted in the film. You'll have an opportunity to explore the food markets, taste the foods from Jerusalem, the Galilee, Tel Aviv and more.
A special meeting with the directors of Israel’s top film festivals for a behind-the-scenes look at Israel’s film industry is in the planning stages.
Thu Jan 12, 12:00 AM