Liza Schoenfein, The Jewish Daily Forward

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Leah Koenig’s Chicken Hamin (Cholent) With Bucatini

Easy recipe for chicken hamin (Israeli cholent) with chicken drumsticks, eggs, and bucatini pasta. → Read More

In an Expansive New Cookbook, Leah Koenig Takes on the Jewish Culinary Canon

With “The Jewish Cookbook,” Leah Koenig's recipes offer a taste of home -- wherever that may be. → Read More

Has Breads’ Bakery Owner Opened NYC’s Most Authentic Middle Eastern Restaurant?

Gadi Peleg of Breads Bakery has opened Lamalo Restaurant in the Arlo hotel in NYC's NoMad area. → Read More

This Purim, Try Apricot-Spiked Cocktails With Apricot-Filled Hamantaschen

Easy hamantaschen recipe with apricot-pistachio and hazelnut-chocolate fillings, and an apricot liqueur Old Fashioned cocktail. → Read More

Recipe: A Not-So-Old-Fashioned Cocktail For Purim

An Old-Fashioned cocktail with apricot liqueur -- a Purim cocktail with a twist. → Read More

Recipe: The Ultimate Hamantaschen — With Three Different Fillings

There’s a reason hamantaschen recipes stress the importance of working with well-chilled dough. The cookies I made last––rolling out a ball of the dough from leftover scraps without giving it enough time to chill in the fridge––didn’t hold their shape in the oven and caused the filling to leak out a little. For the fillings, quantities vary depending on whether you choose to fill your… → Read More

I Heart Kim Kushner’s Kosher Cookies

A review of Kim Kushner's "I Heart Kosher" cookbook's dessert recipes. → Read More

Polar Vortex Beef Borscht

The key to this dish is the balance of flavors. → Read More

A Fresh, Tomato-ey Take On Shakshuka

There’s a good reason shakshuka is becoming more and more popular in American cities. → Read More

L’Chaim To This Hanukkah Holiday Spritz Cocktail

Holiday Spritz 1½ ounces gin 1½ ounces pomegranate juice ¾ ounce simple syrup 4-5 drops orange or angostura bitters 3 ounces dry sparkling wine, such as prosecco or cava Rosemary sprig and cherry for garnish * Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add gin, pomegranate juice, simple syrup and bitters. Shake vigorously for about 10 seconds. * Pour into a stemmed glass and top with sparkling wine.… → Read More

Latke Fatigue? Try These (Oven) Fried Foods This Hanukkah Instead

This year, I just couldn’t muster enthusiasm for yet another latke. I had other ideas. → Read More

How To Cook The Ottolenghi Way

Review of Yotam Ottolenghi's 'Simple' cookbook full of vegetarian, Middle Eastern recipes for those "short on time" or to be "made ahead". → Read More

Attention, New Yorkers: Fairway Is Now Carrying These 15 Israeli Products

NYC's Fairway supermarket now carries 15 new Israeli products, from Wissotzky tea to Elite wafers to Mighty Sesame Tahini. → Read More

Attention, New Yorkers: Fairway Is Now Carrying These 15 Israeli Products

NYC's Fairway supermarket now carries 15 new Israeli products, from Wissotzky tea to Elite wafers to Mighty Sesame Tahini. → Read More

What “Israeli Soul” Is Made Of: Trying Michael Solomonov’s New Cookbook

Michael Solomonov’s new cookbook is all about getting into the soul of a country full of contradictions. → Read More

The Little Book Of Jewish Feasts Is Bigger Than It Looks

This new cookbook celebrates Jewish cuisine as multi-faceted and global. → Read More

Making Challah, The Jewish Miracle Bread, With A Syrian Twist

Jack Bakes is a company dedicated to baking challah, the Jewish miracle bread. → Read More

This Easy Summer Dessert Is Perfect For The Fourth Of July

Gluten-free almond flour cake with berries and cream for 4th of July. → Read More

Divine Salads For Summer

How to eat like an Israeli and decrease food waste, with four delicious recipes. → Read More

Ginger-Chicken Soup, Almost Instantly

This delicious soup is an easy-to-make delight. → Read More