This dish of roasted lamb shoulder with vegetables is all about the beauty of spring, as lambs are born and asparagus, sunchokes and artichokes are at their peak. Choose the best spring produce you can find, roast briefly and arrange around the lamb. JFE® Note: In Sephardic communities, unlike among Ashkenazic Jews, it is common…
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Spain is the birthplace of marzipan and was first created in the 15th century. Jews adopted this candy as a Jewish dessert after a meat meal. Real Sephardic marzipan will include a few bitter almonds. Unfortunately, those are illegal in America because of the high content of cyanide (though you really only need a tiny…
Creative fillings aren’t just the realm of Chanukah sufganiyot anymore. Check out these modern hamentashen recipes. How about halva and Nutella, salted caramel and peanut and even colorful confetti dough?
Middle Eastern and Jewish ingredients augment the classic American Thanksgiving staple foods, for a meal that’s both kosher and offers plenty of filling options for your vegetarian/vegan guests.
The Festival of Tabernacles is about showing the bounty of the year’s final harvest. In the United States, the squash is a classic symbol of that.
Tired of traditional honey cakes? Here’s one that has a distinctly Israeli flavor, thanks to the addition of tahini and cardamom. As with any pound cake, this cake’s flavor deepens and improves over time, so prepare it a day or two in advance. Make it pareve by using oil instead of butter and dairy-free chocolate…
Before there was chocolate, there were figs, pomegranates and dates. Recipes for professing love on Tu b’Av.
Like many other Israelis relocating to America, my first concern was hummus. Then labneh, an Arab cheese made by straining the whey out of yogurt until it’s thick, creamy and slightly sour.
Mediterranean tartines (open-faced sandwiches) are ideal for the sweltering days of July and August. Here are three tried-and-tested recipes.
Creamy kale, labneh and poached egg burek is a delicious tribute to all Israeli mothers—no matter that Israel replaced Mother’s Day with Family Day