Jan 27 2021


8:00 pm

Chef Mike Solomonov Hosts Bringing Israel Home

Join us every Wednesday for a 8-week digital series featuring Chef Mike Solomonov bringing the wonders of Israel to your homes through interactive discussions and cooking demonstrations. Free to watch. Click here to view.


WHAT: “Bringing Israel Home” — a new digital series with a live-at-home cooking and Q&A component featuring 5-time James Beard award-winning chef/co-owner of Zahav, Michael Solomonov — premieres Wednesday, January 13 th at 8:00 pm EST and airs weekly on Wednesday nights at 8:00 p.m. through April 28 (free to watch).

DETAILS: Chef Michael Solomonov typically visits Israel twice a year, but with travel to Israel curtailed in 2020 and into 2021, Solomonov is bridging the gap with the new 16-episode digital series, “Bringing Israel Home”. At the start of each episode, Solomonov visits with his friends and prominent Israelis, who share their awe-inspiring take on Israeli food culture. Then, live in his home kitchen, Solomonov cooks a mix of new and signature dishes that are
centered on the gastronomic subject of the episode. Subjects include “Israel’s Diversity”; “The Port City of Akko”; “Yemenite Soup for the Soul”; “The Israeli Bakery”; and “The Shuk”. The cooking component in each episode includes a live Q&A with viewers. “

GUESTS & DISHES: Solomonov talks with a variety of prominent Israelis in the first part of each episode – including food journalist Ronit Vered; chef Osama Dalal; actor Sasson Gabay; cookbook author Adeena Sussman; co-founder and lead singer of Yemen Blues – Ravid Kahalani; chef and food writer Ruthie Russo; and baker Uri Scheft of Lehamim. In Solomonov’s home kitchen, he prepares dishes based on the theme of the episode while taking live In Solomonov’s home kitchen, he prepares dishes based on the theme of the episode while
taking live questions from viewers. Dishes include Chicken Thighs with Kumquats and Green Olives; Fish Schnitzel with Kataifi, Preserved Lemon, & Capers; Sabich; Hand-Stretched Phyllo Borekas with Spinach and Kashkaval; and Konafi with Saffron Syrup.

Recipes will be available to viewers in advance in collaboration with the Jewish Food Society, here.

Where to watch

  1. Sessions: 
    Here’s what to expect from the first 8 episodes of the show, airing each Wednesday night at 8:00 pm ET.Episode 1, January 13: Israel’s DiversityEpisode 2, January 20: Exploring Students’ ExperienceEpisode 3, January 27: The Port City of AkkoEpisode 4, February 3: Yemenite Soup for the SoulEpisode 5, February 10: The Israeli BakeryEpisode 6, February 17: Israeli BreakfastEpisode 7, February 24: The Sabich Sandwich

    Episode 8, March 3: Remembering David Solomonov



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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jan 27 2021
  • Time: 8:00 pm

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