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Yes, they really do eat salad for breakfast in Israel!...

Whether we stayed in a flash hotel in Jerusalem, on an Orthodox Jewish kibbutz or in an Arab B&B in a small town, everywhere it was the same: the healthiest breakfasts you can imagine. They consisted of salads: the two core ingredients are chunks of tomato and cucumber, plus red onion, capsicum, feta, herbs (parsley and mint) and olives. (Not a fan of olives, I substitute red grapes.) Traditionally Mediterranean salads do not include lettuce but there were lettuce salads, with carrot, mushrooms, courgette, tabouleh, chickpeas, seeds, nuts (walnuts) and more. There were also eggs several ways, fish (including my favourite: smoked salmon), yoghurt, cheeses, hummus (the real thing – absolutely delicious), pita bread, fresh and dried fruit...

Yes, they really do eat salad for breakfast in Israel!
posted on: Mar 30, 2013 | author: admin