Six of Must-Try Foods in Israel

Falafel
falafel
::: Made with chickpeas or fava beans or a combination of both

Hummus
Hummus
::: Made with crushed chickpeas with garlic, lemon, olive oil, tehina sauce, and salt to taste often enjoyed as dip or spread

Jachnun
Jachnun
::: Traditional Yemenite dish made up of specially-made bread and often served with hard-boiled egg and/or tomato

Kanafeh
Kanafeh
::: Orange-colored pastry drizzled with sweet syrup

Shakshuka
Shakshuka
::: Dish made up of garlic, onions, tomatoes and some spices often served with a topping of poached egg

Shwarma
Shwarma
::: Popular street food consisting of shaven meat (chicke, lamb, or turkey) cooked over fire often served with pita and salad