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Krakow’s Jewish Food Revival

Krakow’s Jewish Food Revival

“Jewish style” cafés have sprouted up in Krakow’s former Jewish district. Are they an attempt to revive the old café culture or merely tourist traps for all the visitors seeking meaning?

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Hungarian Jewish Food Reborn

Hungarian Jewish Food Reborn

“Golden dumpling” coffee cake, sour cherry soup and Dobos torte are just a few examples of traditional Jewish food making a modern comeback in the cake shops and restaurants of sophisticated Budapest.

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Deep Roots for Jewish Food from Spain

Deep Roots for Jewish Food from Spain

Spain isn’t the easiest place to find Jewish food, perhaps for one reason above all: pork. It’s everywhere. Pigs’ legs dangle in market stalls and restaurant windows, and ham is nestled atop nearly every dish. In one courtyard restaurant in the southern city of Cordoba – home to the towering rabbinic figure Maimonides, no less

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Oma and Bella Cook Up the Past

Oma and Bella Cook Up the Past

It all started a few years ago because Alexa Karolinski wanted to learn to cook like her grandmother, Oma (aka Regina Karolinski). Born and raised in Berlin, where Oma had re-settled after the Holocaust, Alexa had grown up with weekly lunches at Oma’s, taking home “enough food to last us for weeks.” Alexa wanted to

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