Now the recipe for red rice salad wasn't even easy to pull off in NYC, and it's even trickier here. Cooking in Israel always makes me feel like a wizard (most things make me feel like a wizard, but that's a different issue), because I spend a whole today gathering ingredients before I can make it. I ended up buying the ingredients at 6 different shops - two supermarkets, the produce store, a bulk food shop, the east Asian market, and a produce stall in the shuq.
And it's totally going to be worth it. It's a good thing I already know how much I love this recipe, or I can't imagine putting this much effort into it.
Of course, I also got a good walk on a beautiful February day. It's 21 degrees today, and it's supposed to be 25 tomorrow. I'm thinking about going to the beach. Life is good.