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The Allure of the Onion: Perfectly Piquant ‘Pizza’

Every roast, every chicken, every stew, every soup starts with onion. It’s engraved in stone for a Sephardic cook. 

The Kingly Roots of Kitchri: Lentils With Love

The combination of rice and lentils gives a nutty depth and makes this dish a source of complete protein.

Virtual Jewish Food Course Offers ‘A Seat at the Table’

Featuring the expertise of noted chefs, cookbook authors, scholars and restaurateurs, it’s a comprehensive guide to the Ashkenazi cuisine.

The History and Heavenly Delights of Baklava

The Greeks and Turks argue over who can lay claim to the origins of baklava.

What is Jewish American Food? Culinary Experts Explain.

As American-Jewish society becomes harder to define, so does its food culture.

America the Beautiful: Fourth of July Grill

I was born in Casablanca, Morocco. Fearing rising anti-Semitism, my family moved to Los Angeles in 1973. I was 8 years old and I...

The Amazing Delights of Mezze

With its colorful array of brightly colored salads, savory dips, exotic finger foods and freshly baked breads, the mezze (or maza) is a feast...

Make Your Quarantine More Marvelous with the Help of ‘Mrs. Maisel’

If you’re tired of baking sourdough bread and have finished streaming the latest offerings during quarantine, why not live vicariously through the characters of...

How To Create Easy Quarantine Pizza

At first, the idea of staying home for a week or longer to prevent the spread of the coronavirus seemed like a new adventure....

Sunny-Side Up: Egg Recipes Packed With Sephardic Flavor

Moroccan megina, Tunisian ma’akoud, Spanish tortilla, Persian ku’kuu, Iraqi aj’a, frittata. Whatever you call it, there’s nothing more delicious than eggs enhanced with sautéed...

A Whole New Charoset Ball Game

In the Song of Songs, an allegory of the love between God and Israel, King Solomon extols the fruit of the land — apples,...

Sweets for Your Sweetie

I had just arrived at my friend’s house in Sonoma when she ran inside carrying a huge jar of milk and a carton filled...

The Bounty of Tu B’Shevat

Although there are no specific dishes that have traditionally been prepared for Tu B’Shevat, the custom of serving dishes that contain fruits and nuts...

Ready, Set, Hummus (And How to Shop for Spices)

My students timed how long it took me to make this hummus (while explaining the procedure) and it was close to 3 1/2 minutes....

Mushrooms Plus Eggs Equals Frittata

In Italy, eggs aren’t considered breakfast fare. Most Italians wake up to espresso and a pastry. Frittatas are for dinner. There are two types of...

Stirring Radicchios in Risotto

It’s hard for me to accept that some people just can’t stomach radicchio because I love it so much that I stock my fridge...

Sephardic Women Share Hanukkah Dinner Recipes at SEC Event

There’s more to Hanukkah food than Ashkenazi potato latkes and sufganiyot, and the Sephardic Educational Center (SEC) wants to help change that narrative. That’s why...

Molly Yeh’s Potato Latkes and a Schmaltzy Side

There are those who like their latkes with applesauce and those who serve them with sour cream. Molly Yeh of Food Network’s “Girl Meets...

Hanukkah: A Feast for the Senses

Hanukkah has always been our favorite Jewish holiday. It’s a time when the entire family gets together to celebrate by lighting candles, singing songs,...

This Thanksgiving Eat Your Veggies Then Have Dessert

Every year for Thanksgiving, I teach a very full and merrily hectic class called “Everything But The Turkey.” It’s the same menu every year....

These Must Eat Potatoes Are Italian, Not French

One night, after returning from an art opening, I had a chance to tell a couple of Italian friends what I was preparing for...

Fall Is the Season for Soup

For me, Tuscany is a place where time slows down and afternoons stretch out like golden pathways leading toward long, soul-nourishing meals. In the...

Algerian ‘Petits Pains’ for Before and After the Fast

I first learned about the sweet little breads of Yom Kippur from “Sephardic Holiday Cooking” by Gilda Angel. This book puts each food in its cultural...

The Crispy Wonder of the Persian Cucumber 

In terms of fresh produce, there are few things as sacrilegious to most Middle Easterners than eating those bulky, tasteless, American slicing cucumbers. They’re unnecessarily...

Sweet New Year Recipes From Molly Yeh

Whether she’s planning menus for her family or her Food Network series, “Girl Meets Farm,” Molly Yeh likes to work backward. “I usually start...

Honey and Apple Recipes for a ‘Sweet Year’

Traditionally on Rosh Hashanah, sweet foods are eaten — apples and honey, for example — to symbolize the hope for happiness and a sweet life...

Classic Brisket: A Teaching Moment

The Engelmans were the first family I knew that took food really seriously. They owned the three Nibblers restaurants in Los Angeles. When Carol...

Pumpkins: Food for the Soul

Is it September already? Are the High Holy Days almost here? Are they already serving pumpkin spice lattes?  For many people, pumpkins are just pumpkins...

Bourekas: A Love Story

I believe that Jewish cooking is a key to bringing and keeping Jews together. I married a Sephardic man and my bridge to becoming Sephardic...

Shivah, Zucchini Pie and Facing East

Sometimes it is in explaining something to another person that you gain greater insight and understanding of that very subject. This was the case...

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