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Shavuot

Effortless Angel’s Food Cake

Recipe by Stella Parks

Effortless Angel’s Food Cake

This is probably the easiest meringue you’ll ever make. Just put some cold egg whites and sugar in a bowl, start whipping and then stop before they’re stiff. With a squeeze of lemon for stability, this seemingly under-whipped meringue puffs the angel’s food until it’s as light as cotton candy. The lemon disappears in the

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Labneh Ice Cream with Pistachio-Sesame Brittle

Recipe by David Lebovitz

<em>Labneh</em> Ice Cream with Pistachio-Sesame Brittle

I’ve been eternally fond of Middle Eastern food ever since my hippie days of spreading hummus on honey-sweetened whole wheat pita bread topped with alfalfa sprouts. Once I discovered the cookbooks written by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, Anissa Helou and Claudia Roden, I realized that Middle Eastern cuisine is a spectacular world of vibrant

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Gianduja Gelato

Recipe by David Lebovitz

<em>Gianduja</em> Gelato

On my first visit to Torino, Italy, I arrived in rabid pursuit of gianduja, a confection made from local hazelnuts ground with milk chocolate that is a specialty of the Piedmont region. I was also looking forward to having gianduja gelato at the source. Needless to say, I did not leave disappointed: every bakery, chocolate

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Chocolate Mousse

Recipe by Eat in Good Health

Chocolate Mousse

Recipe contributed by Janet Getz, who adds: Serve cold. Great with berries! Double or triple recipe to serve a larger group. If you cannot find silken tofu at local stores, Mori-Nu brand is available online. Photo and notes by Linda Wolpert.

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Mooma’s Spicy Fish

Recipe by Leah Hadad

Mooma’s Spicy Fish

Recipe contributed by Gil Hovav. In his memoir, Candies from Heaven, Israeli food writer and personality Gil Hovav offers several family recipes from his childhood in 1960s Jerusalem, one of which is his grandmother’s spicy fish recipe. “There was no Friday night meal without a pot of spicy fish in red sauce, and lots of

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Roasted Swiss Chard with Feta

Recipe by Jennifer Segal

Roasted Swiss Chard with Feta

Some recipes are a total surprise. When my friend (and Once Upon a Chef right hand) Betsy Goldstein told me about this dish, I thought it seemed really odd. But I made it and before long I was texting her to say, “I’m home alone and in danger of eating this entire pan.” The top

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Golden Orange Gazpacho with Basil

Recipe by Jennifer Segal

Golden Orange Gazpacho with Basil

Fresh-squeezed orange juice highlights the flavor of golden cherry tomatoes and makes this soup taste like pure sunshine. It’s the sort of thing you can keep in the fridge in the summertime, eat three times a week and never tire of. And it’s good for you, too.

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