WINNER OF TWO GOURMAND MAGAZINE AWARDS FOR 2015! BEST FRUIT BOOK and BEST JEWISH CUISINE (ISRAEL) NOMINATED FOR BEST IN THE WORLD COMPETITION
The Wholesome Spirited Cookbook Nutrition & Health Series with Torah Teaching & Recipes.
This book comes straight from the Land of Israel and is one that you will want in your library!
Rebbetzin Siegelbaum takes you on a journey of the Holy Land through the Seven Species identified in the Torah (Bible) to have special significance to the Land of Israel: Wheat, barley, grapes, dates, figs, olives, pomegranates. She traces their significance from Biblical times until modern day, delves deeply into their mystical and medicinal properties, and offers pages of wholesome recipes for cuisine, and for Aromatherapy and Skincare.
INTRODUCTION: Introducing the Holiness of the Seven Fruits of the Land, Introducing the Sefirot – The Branches of the Tree of Life, The Seven Species Reflecting the Soul of Israel, Endnotes – Introduction
Chapters include the spirit of each plant, its song, nutritional facts, recipes, Laws of Blessing, 7 Species Archetype, and endnotes for:
WHEAT: Chesed/Loving Kindness
OLIVE OIL: Yesod/Foundation
DATE HONEY: Malchut/Royalty/Kingdom
Conclusion and Appendix: The Seven Species Connect Us to the Holy Land, Tu b’Shevat Gleanings, Blessings before Partaking of the Seven Species and their Derivatives, and Glossary
Author: Chana Bracha Siegelbaum
Hardback with Colorful Illustrations and Photographs