The Instant Pot is this year's trendy kitchen gadget, so if you already have one or hope to get one, you've probably thought about using it for cholent. Because, of course. But as with any new appliance on the market, you'll need some good resources to get the best usage...
(JTA) — Are hummus, za’atar and cucumber salad Israeli foods? Celebrity chef Rachael Ray said they are — and the floodgates of Middle Eastern conflict opened: Palestinians claimed the foods as their own and are accusing her of cultural erasure. Israelis thanked her and are accusing her critics of ignoring...
Just over a year ago I was scrolling through Instagram when I saw a picture of  a billboard in Haiti advertising Manischewitz wine. The kosher wine has been a constant in Jewish homes for Passover seders and sacramental occasions, but in Jewish circles, while admittedly nostalgic, it’s typically scorned and...
(The Nosher) Jewish food had a great year, but there is one trending food that we really hope goes away ASAP: sweet hummus. Not only were bloggers creating their own sweet flavors, but food companies small and large pushed out several sweet hummus products in stores. There was snickerdoodle hummus, vanilla bean hummus, and...
(The Nosher) It’s almost the end of December, and what a delicious year we have had in 2017. Jewish food continues to thrive literally all over the world: from new cookbooks, exciting recipes and an ever-increasing number of Jewish delis and restaurants opening in even some of the most unlikely...
(The Nosher) Portland, Oregon has been gaining notoriety as a food destination for many years, and we are proud to see that Israeli food is now making its mark in the city with Chef Jenn Louis’ restaurant Ray. In case you haven’t heard of her yet, Chef Jenn Louis has appeared on...
(The Nosher) It’s a bit of cliche with a whole lot of truth behind it: Jews love eating Chinese food on Christmas and Christmas Eve. The story of why Jews in America stereotypically enjoy Chinese food on Christmas began, like so many American Jewish stories, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Jewish...
(JTA) — Portugal’s tallest mountain range, the Serra da Estrela, is famous for its breathtaking waterfalls, turquoise lakes, terraced hillsides and challenging bike paths amid vast woods. In winter especially, tourists from all over northern Europe flock to the sunny Serra, a thinly populated plateau the size of Rhode Island, for...
(The Nosher) The 2017 Hanukkah season began in Israel weeks ago, and by the holiday’s end food establishments will have sold millions of sufganiyot, donuts, ranging from the classic to the unexpected. While the tradition of eating sufganiyot is growing in popularity in the United States, fried potato or other root vegetable pancakes (aka latkes)...
(The Nosher) What do you prefer on your latkes — dwenjang sour cream or yuzu pear sauce? That will be the question come the fifth night of Hanukkah at one very unique, very drool-inducing Korean-Hanukkah pop-up extravaganza in Brooklyn. The brains behind this delicious Hanukkah mash-up is Irene Yoo, a 31-year-old photo manager at Food Network who...
(Kveller) I love making latkes. But I loathe grating potatoes and cleaning the food processor and making a starchy mess in the kitchen. And I bet you do, too. For those who want to fry up some latkes but cut out a few steps, I have got such the hack for...
(The Nosher) Babka is nearly a weekly occurrence in my house, and I can think of few things better. But it’s not just me: Babka has really been getting the recognition it deserves all over the country, making appearances everywhere from artisanal bakeries to Jewish delis and even high-end restaurants. My babka recipe...
(Tablet Mag) On a Sunday afternoon last March, a group of people wearing comfortable shoes and toting water bottles congregated outside a Judaica shop in Brooklyn. Before long they were joined by Myra Alperson, the high-energy founder of Noshwalks, an organization that leads culinary walking tours around New York City. The...
(The Nosher) Each Jewish holiday has its iconic food: For Pesach it’s the symbolic matzah; for Rosh Hashanah it’s sweet honey and new fruits. For Purim we get the delectable hamantaschen; and for Chanukah it’s oil. That purified olive oil, used to rekindle the iconic seven branched menora that was...
TEL AVIV (JTA) – The sufganiyah is the plump, shining star of Hanukkah in Israel. During the holiday season, the famed jelly doughnut poses in the windows of cafés and bakeries across the country. It sparkles with oil and sugar, and shows just enough filling to keep fans interested. Every year,...


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