Israeli Food – An introduction to the Israeli Cuisine
The food of israel is an important part of the culture. The cuisine is a combination of local dishes from native Jews of Israel and the dishes that came to Israel by the Jew from the Diaspora. Along with the traditional cuisine, Israeli Jewish fusion cuisine has gained recognition of its own, particularly since the 1970s.
Israeli cuisine adapts to different types of Jewish styles of cooking. Some styles such as the hearty Central and Eastern European style of Ashkenazi Jews and the lighter Mediterranean dishes of Sephardic and Mizrahi. The foods and flavors of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines are incorporated in Israeli cuisine.