Monthly Archives: March 2013

Living the good life in Tel Aviv

We loved having my sister and brother-in-law Denise and Jim with us in Israel.  It felt like we were students again, sharing a small apartment, laughing a lot, drinking lots of wine, and exploring new places.  The next few posts will cover some of our adventures together, that ranged from a cooking class, to an amazing trip to the Hula Valley to see thousands of cranes and other birds on a migration stop, to a day visiting with social justice agencies in Tel Aviv. First for the cooking part.

My sister Denise and I signed up for a day with Orly Ziv, an Israeli nutritionist/chef, that included eating breakfast (at many different stops!) and shopping for ingredients at the Carmel Market and then cooking a multi-course meal in her home kitchen, and finally eating the meal with her family. All along the way, Orly taught us about middle eastern ingredients…

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