• Talma Gotteiner

Tu B'Av: Small Tokens of Love

Hi there!


Tu B'Av, the Jewish Valentine's Day, is another excuse for romantic gestures. This year, it will be celebrated from the eve of Aug 4th - Aug 5th, 2020. I have gathered a few ideas for small tokens of your appreciation.

  • New jewelry products by 'Roni Khan'

  • Seven Herbs Shampoo by 'Dr. Melumad'

  • Organic Whole Spelt Flour by 'Har Sinai Farm' + Recipe

New Jewelry Products by 'Roni Khan'

Roni Cohen, is continuing to provide new jewelry pieces to potential customers through her new sales website that displays all the collections at very attractive prices.


The Hebrew Roni Khan Website is easy to access, and offers varying discounts and benefits at all times.


The current offering includes: FREE SHIPPING for purchases over 199 NIS, a gift of a jewelry case for those who purchase 3 products or more and a gift of zircon earrings for those who purchase 2 products or more. The gifts will be added automatically to the cart as long as they are in stock.

Credit: Eyal Keren

Seven Herbs Shampoo by Dr. Melumad

I wrote previously about 'Dr. Melumad', an Israeli company, founded by a family of pharmacists specializing in unique plant-based skin products.


Dr. Melumad's seven herbs shampoo is based on a unique formula of herbal extracts that revives the hair giving it a nice shiny clean look and a soft velvety feel. The formula is comprised of gentle cleansers and is paraben free to prevent skin irritation. It contains pro-vitamin B5, vitamin E and aloe vera that strengthen the hair fiber and protect it from environmental damage. The overall effect is a well balanced, healthy, vital look.


The shampoo is suitable for normal to dry hair and is now available is available at private pharmacies, perfumery, nature stores and the official Dr. Melumad website.

Organic Whole Spelt Flour by 'Har Sinai Farm' + Recipe

The Har (i.e. Mount) Sinai Farm, located in Susiya in the south of Israel, both raises sheep in pasture and has a mill driven by millstones. The farm offers a variety of pure, high-quality flours from different types of wheat and organic grains that are grown on the farm.


The grinding with millstones maintains the high nutritional value ​​of the grain thanks to the fact that it does not burn it.


The flour series includes a variety of grains, the most prominent of which are the organic whole wheat flour, 70% organic wheat flour, organic whole spelt flour and 70% organic spelt flour.


Organic Whole Spelt Flour

Spelt flour is considered a health food as it contains a higher percentage of protein as well as a large amount of dietary fiber, minerals and vitamins and a small amount of gluten. Spelt gives a particularly rich flavor and texture to breads. Consumer price 17 NIS.


70% Organic Spelt Flour

70% spelt flour is similar to whole spelt flour, which is very rich in protein, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. Thanks to a special grinding process that removes some of the bran in the husk leaving only 70% bran and the spelt germ, the process contributes to preserving the taste and improving the leavening ability. The flour is more airy than wholemeal spelt flour. Consumer price 17 NIS.


Organic Whole Wheat Flour

Wholemeal flour ground with millstones is rich in dietary fiber and contains a variety of essential minerals and vitamins. The flour is made from 100% natural ingredients from the wheat grain. Easy to process, tasty and healthy. Free of chemicals and pesticides. Consumer price: 10 NIS


70% Wheat Flour

70% wheat flour ground by millstones combines the health benefits of whole wheat flour with improved leavening ability. During the grinding process, some of the bran in the husk is separated so that 70% of the bran remains without removing the wheat germ and essential dietary fiber.


The flour is more airy than wholemeal flour, its products are lighter and less dense and the pastries from this flour have a deep hue and a rich taste. Consumer price: 11 NIS.


All flours come in hermetic packages of 1 kg. The flours are available in in select health food stores and also can be ordered ONLINE or by phone at 054-6286258 with delivery to all parts of the country.


KOSHER CERTIFICATE: All flours are kosher under the supervision of the Badatz Eda Haredit.

Credit: Ashriel

Har Sinai's Recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies for Tu B'Av

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup of wheat/spelt flour (any of the above)

  • 1/2 cup of fine oatmeal

  • 200g butter or 200 mL oil

  • 3/4 cup of brown sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 bag of chocolate chips


Preparation:

  • Heat the over to 180 oC.

  • Use a mixer to blend the butter with the sugar. Add sequentially while mixing: eggs,baking soda, vanilla extract, oatmeal and flour till you obtain a uniform dough. Stir in the chocolate chips by hand. Form small balls of dough and place them on a baking sheet with sufficient spacing. Bake for 10-20 min till golden at the bottom. The cookies harden when cooling.

Serve with lots of kisses.


Best,

Talma


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