Gallery: Market Tours: Holyland Market

Holyland
Holyland

The Hasma emblem crowning Holyland Market's blue awning is a sign of protection in many cultures.

Candy bars
Candy bars

Pesek Zman candy bars are a nostalgic favorite among the offerings at Holyland Market.

Halva
Halva

Halva made with sesame seeds. At Holyland you'll find chocolate and vanilla versions.

Bissli
Bissli

You'll find this popular snack food ("another milestone of Israel culinary” jokes Haran) in BBQ, onion, and falafel flavors.

Milky pudding
Milky pudding

Chocolate Milky pudding is a popular item at Holyland Market.

Ersatz Nutella
Ersatz Nutella

This chocolate-hazelnut spread comes in milk and white chocolate.

Cereal
Cereal

A sweet cereal filled with chocolatey nougat. For sweet teeth only.

Turkish coffee
Turkish coffee

The Israelis like their Turkish coffee, notes Haran. Holyland Market carries several brands, as well as the hardware to make it properly.

Spices
Spices

Some of the more specialized spices you'll find at Holyland.

Baking supplies
Baking supplies

Along with flour, sugar and the like, Holyland Market carries more specialized baking products, like orange blossom and rose waters.

Hummus
Hummus

Hummus, Baba Ghanoush, and beet dips are a given at Holyland.

Hummus
Hummus

Haran claims that this Sonny & Joe hummus is one of the better he's tried.

Ice cream!
Ice cream!

Ice cream gets a freezer all to itself.

Amba
Amba

Amba is a type of mango chutney. Haran recommends putting it on shawarma or falafel, though he warns it's pretty strong smelling...

Pickles
Pickles

Holyland dedicates several shelves to pickles, both in vinegar and in brine. According to Haran, though, pickles in brine are the best.

Israeli couscous
Israeli couscous

Ptitim—a toasted pasta like fregola—is known outside of Israel as Israeli couscous. It's larger and chewier than its North African cousin, and it "flies off the shelf" according to Haran. Luckily, Holyland stocks a lot of it.