Kosher. 67 Hayarkon, Bnei Brak (03) 570-4015/8.Dallal – happy New YearThe holiday collection of the lovely Dallal Bakery next door to the restaurant in Neveh Tzedek includes classical honey cakes and buns, apple tarts, special holiday halla and Rosh Hashana bread with apples and pomegranate seeds.Dallal’s honey cake with root beer is a favorite and stays moist for days (NIS 42).Another favorite is the Austrian style yeast apple cake with honey (NIS 49).Not kosher. 7 Kol Yisrael Haverim, Neveh Tzedek, Tel AvivTatti Bread – honey beehiveThis year, Tatti’s selection is especially rich, with many breads, cakes, cookies and other pastries to keep us happy all through the holidays. The Rosh Hashana bread is rich with pecans, silan and plums soaked in rum (NIS 23). There is also a marzipan halla with honey (NIS 32) and a brioche halla with honey. All excellent.The selection of honey and apple cakes is very rich, and we especially loved the ricottahoney cake (NIS 62) and the bee-sting cake (NIS 23 for an individual size and NIS 64 for a cake). There is also a selection of wonderful cookies in boxes of 250 gr.
Not kosher. 53 Derech Hashalom, Givatayim and 3 Avraham Giron Street, Yehud. Call for delivery (03) 539-2500
Bistro Lehem Yayin – dates and beesAt Bistro Lehem Yayin, they believe that silan, the date honey, is the right ingredient for the holiday. Silan, they maintain, blends well with all other ingredients, giving cakes and cookies refined sweetness that enhances all other tastes.Topping their holiday collection are the kugelhopf silan and almonds festive cake (NIS 44) and the yeast silan and date cake (NIS 44).Other options include chocolate pie with figs (NIS 69), the wonderful rice pops and silan, gluten-free cookies, with halva, white chocolate and peanut butter, pictured on the cover, (NIS 33 for 310 gr.), and they also add silan to their tasty country breads and offer a few versions of the classic honey cake.Not kosher. 4 Derech Hahoresh, Kiryat Savyonim, Yehud (03) 632-1793 Metuka – sweeter than honeyThe Metuka chain of cafes and bakeries offers a selection of individual cakes and desserts with all the traditional holiday items – honey, apples, pomegranates and dates. They also offer a birthday-like cake for the New Year – the primadonna cake, a honey cake on a base of almond biscotti and chocolate ganache with a white sugar icing and red lettering (NIS 189). Other options include tehina and honey cake (NIS 38), flower honey cake (NIS 29 only during this month), coconut honey cake and more.Metuka also offers great gift packages of pastries and honey for last minute shoppers.Kosher. Tel: 1-700-723-723.Follow @JPost_Lifestyle