This node should probably be called Food eaten in Israel
since there are very few things that are specifically and only Israeli
as opposed to being Mediterranean
originating from one of the many places Israelis come from.
Still, out of all these possible
cuisines only a few food items have
actually become popular
, so here's a list of them.
Probably The Only Really Israeli Dish
Ubiquitous Fast Food
Who Needs Salads, We've Got Pastes
Largely popularized by the Yemenite fast food chains
Nargilla and Nafis. Pester Jester21 or enwhysea to node up
more of these!
(Other) Arabic and/or Sephardic Food
See Lebanese food for a list, there aren't many Palestinian specialties
that I know of.
Ashkenazi Food Like Your Jewish Mother Used To Make
seder (the entire ritualized Passover meal)
schnitzel (breaded and deep-fried chunks'o'meat)
Food-Related Religious Concepts
- charoset (a concoction of fruits, nuts, honey and wine)
- maror (bitter herbs)
Just Plain Evil
- chametz (leavened bread, banned on Passover; Jewish)
- halal (acceptable; Islamic)
- kosher (acceptable; Jewish)
- treyf (not acceptable; Jewish)
Additions welcome (where are sabich