Monday, February 20, 2012


Today my kids laughed when they saw our meal out on the table.

Here's what we had:

Homemade Whole Wheat Pitot (Shortcut version)

Homemade Chumus (made with lemon juice from a lemon *just* picked from our tree)

Fresh Vegetables

Lentils (leftover from last thursday - time to use them up)

Homemade French Fries

Felafel balls

They asked when I was going to learn to make homemade felafel balls. They figured that would be so much better than those frozen store bought ones I've been serving.... One day...


  1. I can give you a recipe for homemade falafel balls. They are indeed much more yummy than the frozen store-bought ones. As long as you remember to soak the chickpeas the night before, it's really easy :-)

    1. I have a recipe, but I'd love another, thanks! I know it can't be hard, but it's just TIME. Time is a hot commodity...

  2. We make homemade falafel every week. We used to have buy cheap pitot (15 for 10 shekels) at Ariel Bakery in Tiveria but they closed. So now we are spending more on pita (5 for 5 shekel) which raises the cost of the meal. We calculate that it costs us about 15 shekel for all six of us to eat till satisfied. That is cost of one falafel at the store!

    Recipe: (we use dry bean and double the salt and cumin)

    1. That's the same place WE used to get cheap pitot from!
      We were so sad that they closed...

      Thanks for the link to the recipe. I will have to try it out soon.


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