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.
Recipes for Indian Jewish Brunch
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
A rich and delicious meatless entree.
Different seder rituals and a delicious haroset recipe.
A hearty lentil soup also known as Addes.
This Tunisian fish dish is perfect for Rosh Hashanah, or any dinner party