Sephardic Leek Patties for Hanukkah

Susan Barocas, The Nosher, 12/24/2019

A traditional fried treat with a fascinating history.

How My Bukharian Jewish Community Celebrates Hanukkah

Manashe Khaimov, Jewish&, 12/09/2019

Professor and tour guide in New York shares history and recipe for Hannukah cookies.

“Jewpanese” Foodie Shares Rosh Hashanah Recipes

Carmel Ayala Tanaka, Jewish&, 09/25/2019

On the menu: salmon teriyaki and miso maple trout.

This Rosh Hashanah, Celebrate With a Classic Persian Dish of Antiquity

Jonathan Hirshon, Forward, 09/19/2019

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.

Light and Sweet

Leah Koenig, Tablet, 06/04/2019

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.

Italian Passover Customs and Recipes

Ghila Sanders, Jewish&, 04/09/2019

Ancient traditions and foods animate Passover Seder for Italian Jews

Haroset from around the world

Sybil Kaplan, Canadian Jewish News, 04/08/2019

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.

Passover Charoset from Indonesia

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 04/04/2019

Global recipes star at Passover in Singapore

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.


Syrian Lentil Soup

Jennifer Abadi, My Jewish Learning, 01/01/1970

A hearty lentil soup also known as Addes.


Up Your Coucous Game

Joan Nathan, Tablet, 01/01/1970

This Tunisian fish dish is perfect for Rosh Hashanah, or any dinner party

Sweet and Sour

Joan Nathan, Tablet Mag, 09/23/2014

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

Rosh Hashana with a Latin Twist

Megan McCaffrey,, 09/17/2014

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.

Holiday Recipes: Latino-Jewish dulce de leche, guava donuts and sofrito latkes

Betty Cortina, NBC Latino, 12/10/2012

Latinos may be predominantly Catholic, but there are also large numbers of Hispanics who practice Judaism.

Eating Jewish: Get ready to fast with Sephardic fish in tomato sauce

Katherine Romanow, Jewish Women's Archive, 10/04/2011

Kosher Persian Cookbook: 'Iranian Jews Eat Halvah on Purim'

Hana Levi Julian, Arutz Sheva, 03/20/2011

What better way to celebrate Purim than with Purim Cookies from a Kosher Persian Cookbook, written by a Venezuelan descendant of "hidden Jews"?

RECIPE: Ghorabeya Cookies for Purim

Miriam Kresh, Green Prophet, 03/17/2011

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.

Eating Jewish: Iraqi Purim Delicacies

Katherine Romanow, Jewish Women's Archive, 03/17/2011

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.