Greek Halvah

Elisheva Margulies, My Jewish Learning, 02/26/2019

While it is disputed where it originated over 3000 years ago–some say India, others Turkey, others say it was definitely Byzantine–there is no doubt that halvah is one of the most common desserts in the world.

Living and Eating with True Indian Jewish Style

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 02/19/2019

Recipes for Indian Jewish Brunch

Pomegranate Molasses Chicken Wings Recipe

Sonya Sanford, The Nosher, 01/24/2019

Pomegranate molasses is a common ingredient in Middle Eastern cooking, where it is added to all kinds of dishes from stews, to dips, glazes for meats, and more

Moroccan Passover Traditions and Recipe

Natasha Cooper-Benisty, Jewish&, 03/23/2017

Different seder rituals and a delicious haroset recipe.

Bazargan Recipe: Syrian Tabbouleh Salad for Summer

Rebecca Firkser, The Nosher, 06/06/2016

The flavors of this light salad develop more completely the longer it sits.

Recipe: Sephardic Cookies for Purim

Marcia Weingarten, Jewish&, 03/14/2016

Purim is right around the corner!  Among the traditions of the holiday is the exchanging of gifts of food with one another.

Hanukkah Recipe from Greece: Bunuelos (Doughnuts) with Honey

Team Be'chol Lashon, Jewish&, 11/16/2015

Jewish food of Greece can add so much to Hanukkah celebrations.

Mis Abuelos and the No Dilemma December

Jennifer Stempel, Jewish&, 12/03/2014

Most of the Jewish kids I knew growing up partook in a handful of familiar traditions during the holiday season: light their menorahs, eat latkes and jelly doughnuts and play dreidel. In my house, the traditions were very similar, except we sometimes swapped Cuban-style malanga fritters for potato pancakes.

Eating Ashkenazi-Sephardi Style at Sukkot

Natasha Cooper- Bensity, Jewish&, 10/07/2014

Sukkot appears to be one holiday in which the Moroccan and Ashkenazic customs and rituals are fairly similar.