Rediscover the land of our ancestors through the products of the field!
For Adonai your God is bringing you into a good land... a land of wheat and barley, of vines, figs, and pomegranates, a land of olive trees and honey.
The Bible mentions these seven species of food as the indigenous foods of the Land of Israel. Author Matt Biers-Ariel and illustrator Tama Goodman have created this unique collection of stories and recipes based on the seven species. A story is provided for each of the seven species, along with a creative recipe. Background information about each of the seven food types is also provided, highlighting its role in Jewish texts and history. This collection of stories and recipes will help both children and adults connect with the ancient Israelites and the Land of the Bible, as well as gain a true appreciation for the beauty and abundance of God's creations.