There’s no denying Israel punches above its weight in the culinary stakes. But whether there`s anything truly homegrown Israel about shawarma, falafel, hummus, and all those other staples is something people have spent plenty of time chewing over.

To investigate this pressing issue, Chloé works her way through a smorgasbord of quintessential Israeli dishes and comes up with a surprising answer to the whole sabra cuisine conundrum.

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