A traditional fried treat with a fascinating history.
Professor and tour guide in New York shares history and recipe for Hannukah cookies.
On the menu: salmon teriyaki and miso maple trout.
One of the greatest glories of Jewish cuisine is its diversity - a celebration of the Diaspora that touches upon the antiquity of our people, as the New Year turns.
Because I primarily ate rice pudding at these diners, the dish always felt more connected to my Midwestern roots rather than my Jewish heritage. But while researching dishes to include in The Jewish Cookbook—my forthcoming collection of global Jewish recipes—I discovered that rice pudding has a definitive place in the Jewish kitchen, particularly within Sephardi cuisine.
Ancient traditions and foods animate Passover Seder for Italian Jews
What Passover seder symbol is found in the traditions of all Jewish communities, but is not mentioned in the biblical passage that enjoins us to eat the paschal offering, matzah and bitter herbs? Haroset.
Global recipes star at Passover in Singapore
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.
A hearty lentil soup also known as Addes.
This Tunisian fish dish is perfect for Rosh Hashanah, or any dinner party
When American Jews usher in Rosh Hashanah next week, most will dip an apple in honey for a sweet new year. Some will eat a date, and others will display a bowl of pomegranates on the table
During Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, food is as central to the celebration as prayer. But the kosher meal on the table of one Yonkers family will have a unique flavor: Latin.
Latinos may be predominantly Catholic, but there are also large numbers of Hispanics who practice Judaism.
What better way to celebrate Purim than with Purim Cookies from a Kosher Persian Cookbook, written by a Venezuelan descendant of "hidden Jews"?
If there’s one weakness we confess to, it’s cookies. We’ve posted about fruit-stuffed ma’amoul cookies and tehina cookies in previous posts.
The two recipes are traditionally associated with Purim in the Iraqi community and also correspond to the food symbolism that is connected with this holiday across the Jewish community.