Mrs. Hemi’s Bone Soup


125 gr small red beans – precooked

1 kg marrow bones

4 medium onions – cut in large pieces

1/4 kg potatoes – boiled, peeled, and diced

grated tomatoes


salt, pepper

ginger and garlic paste mixed with little vinegar


Method: In pressure cooker – bones, onion, turmeric, pepper, and a little baharat. […]

Minestrone Soup


2-3 cups beans – soaked in cold water overnight

2-3 Tablespoons oil

4-5 carrots – diced

500 gr frozen peas

1 clove garlic – crushed

1 small tin tomato puree

handful spaghetti

2 onions – chopped

2 potatoes – diced

1 large tomato – peeled and chopped

1/2 cabbage – finely shredded

4 chicken […]

Milk Soup


4 cups milk

1 Tablespoon sugar

2 cups water

1/2 teaspoon salt

soup noodles – cooked and drained

little cinnamon

Method: Bring milk, water, sugar, salt, and cinnamon to boil. Place noodles in soup, and boil 3-4 minutes.

Mom’s Stuffing for Kneidlach (Neshoma)


1 egg or 2 yolks

drop of water

little oil

cinnamon and sugar

Add matza meal to above until you have soft consistency. Make a dent in each kneidel, add neshoma, and roll closed.

Arlene’s Mushroom Soup


300 gr fresh mushrooms – cut

1/2 cup mushroom soup powder

1/2 cup frozen peas

1 Tablespoon parsley – chopped

1 Tablespoon grated carrot

50 gr butter

4 cups milk

Method: Melt butter and slowly add soup powder. Add mushrooms and stir well. Add milk gradually, and add vegetables. Bring to boil, and cook […]

Nina’s Kneidlach


1 cup matza meal

1/4 cup oil

3/4 cup water

2 eggs – beaten

Method: Bring water and oil to boil and pour over matza meal. Mix well. When cool, add eggs, salt and pepper. Wet hands and form balls. Simmer, covered, in pot of boiling water about 1/2 hour.

Lentil Soup (3-4 servings)


2 Tablespoons olive oil

2 large onions – chopped

2 stalks celery – chopped

2 large cloves garlic – finely chopped

1 cup green lentils

1 bay leaf

lemon juice

salt, pepper

1 Tablespoon soy sauce

5 cups water (or more if necessary)

Method: Heat oil and lightly fry onions, garlic, and celery. Add […]

Barley Soup


1.25 cups barley – rinsed and drained

1/4 cup + 2 Tablespoons olive oil

1/2 cup onion – coarsely chopped

1 Tablespoon parsley – coarsely chopped

1 beef bouillon

1 medium potato – peeled and cut in 1/3″ cubes

2 xmall or 1 large carrot – peeled and cut in 1/3″ cubes

Salt and […]