Mike and Meir try his Kubaneh - a Yemenite sabbath bread.
Shai Seltzer tasting cheese with Michael Solomonov
Shai Seltzer is a cheesemaker in the Judean Hills outside of Jerusalem. He ages his cheeses in a cave that dates back to the time of the second temple.
Husam Abbas and Michael Solomonov
Palestinian Chef Husam Abbas shows Mike how to prepare his famous "Kebab El Babour" the signature dish at his restaurant of the same name in Umm Al-Fahm.
Mike at Avi Arazuni's Organic Negev Farm
Chef/Guide Michael Solomonov tries the fruits of Avi Arazuni's Ezuz farm - a swath of green in the arid Negev Desert. He relies on ancient Nabatean techniques as well as modern ones to grow his food without pesticide spray.
Hedai Offaim's Interview
Roger Interviewed Hedai Offaim, journalist and farmer, about Israel's food history.
Behind the scenes, filming traditional food in Ruthie Rousso’s kitchen.
Michael Solomonov and Uri Buri
Uri Jeremias (known as Uri Buri) took Mike on a tour around the port of Akko to taste seafood and understand the town's food culture.
Official Theatrical Poster for In Search of Israeli Cuisine, 2016.
Tomer Niv and Mike Forage in the Judean Hills
Tomer Niv, Chef at Rama's Kitchen, takes Chef/Guide Michael Solomonov on a foraging tour in the Judean Hills.
Anon Seaon and Michael Solomonov
Anon shows Mike his tomatoes - grown using high tech Israeli innovations to produce better taste and higher yield.
Haim Cohen and Mike Solomonov
Chef Haim Cohen discusses the culinary influences of his cooking at his restaurant Yaffo Tel-Aviv.
Levinsky Market Spice Shop
Chef Mike Solomonov sampling the wonders of the Levinsky Market in Tel Aviv.
Our first Shakshuka - eaten upon arrival in Israel. We had our second a few hours later.
A cook and two diners at Machneyuda: perhaps the most happening and delicious restaurant in Jerusalem. Owned by Chef Assaf Granit.
Summer Sashimi at Blue Sky
From Meir Adoni's incredible Kosher restaurant, Blue Sky, comes this elaborate sashimi dish. "Latin Summer at the Beaches of Tel Aviv": Amberjack sashimi, black beans crème, chipotle, avocado crème, pineapple, coriander, crème fraiche, puff rice, dried mango, passion fruit, and habanero vinaigrette.
The grape-stained hands of Tal Pelter, owner/winemaker of Pelter Winery.
The Israeli Cuisine Team
Director Roger Sherman, Chef/Guide Michael Solomonov, Producer Karen Shakerdge
Roger Sherman and Anthony Savini
Director Roger Sherman and Anthony Savini filmed the project.
Bread at Yafo Tel Aviv
Amazing laffa bread from Haim Cohen’s Yaffo Tel Aviv.
Fishing in the Kinneret
Avagail Aharon took us fishing in the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee).
Haim Cohen's Kreplach
Chef Haim Cohen's Kreplach dumplings at Yaffo TLV - his homage to Ashkenazi cooking.
Director Roger Sherman
Roger Sherman filming in Jerusalem
Chef Michael Solomonov at Miznon
Chef Michael Solomonov looking seriously happy with his Israeli street food from Miznon. Corned beef pita.
Tasting Wine at Tabor Winery
Israel is home to hundreds of boutique wineries. Mike visits Tabor Winery on Mount Tabor to discuss modern Israeli wine.
Roger Sherman and Israel Aharoni
Director Roger Sherman poses with celebrity Chef Israel Aharoni after their interview.
Beets with Tehina at Rama's Kitchen
View of the beach in Tel Aviv, during the Pride Parade.