Foods of the Bible

Whole Wheat Sweet Porridge

Thick, sweet and satisfying, this whole wheat porridge was easy for our ancestors to whip up whether at home or on the road. It makes a delicious and nourishing breakfast, a comforting snack on a […]

Foods of the Bible

Biblical Dumplings

Perhaps it was the hunting season, and the young shepherd boy was out with his flocks in the hills. His provisions were few — flour, oil, salt and water from a nearby oasis. Chancing upon […]

Foods of the Bible

Bulgar Rolls with Raisins and Onions

Cracked wheat-based Bulgar Rolls could possibly be the precursor of the modern day Kubbeh, popular in Syrian homes throughout the world. While most kubbeh is made by working the bulgar (usually with meat) until it […]

Foods of the Bible

Cracked Wheat and Chickpea Salad Recipe

Cracked Wheat and Chickpea Salad Recipe Similar to the Lebanese “tabouli” , this salad combines grains and beans to form a protein quality like that of meat. The addition of greens adds chlorophyll and B […]

Foods of the Bible

Wild Wheat Salad

Wild Wheat Salad Bulgar or bourgoul, is a cracked wheat product still very much in use in Israel today. Generally available in both fine or more coarsely ground varieties, the coarser ground is preferable for […]

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