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Egyptian Jews comprise one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world. There have been waves of Jewish immigration to Egypt over centuries: Sephardic Jews arrived during the Inquisition, Ashkenazi … more
As much as Americans truly love pumpkin in autumn, we are sometimes guilty of typecasting this nutritious vegetable as sweet and forget that pumpkin has a savory side, too. Happily, Sephardic cuisine … more
My mother’s stuffed cabbage is one of my favorite dishes. She makes it with ground beef and rice, and simmers the stuffed cabbage leaves in a rich, savory tomato sauce. I could eat trays of … more
Buckwheat groats, or kasha, is a dish that I did not like until I was well into adulthood. My grandmother made it all the time. She ate it almost every day, and it might have been healthy had she … more
When I go to a kosher bakery anywhere in the world, I look for poppy seed rolls. I love them for their delicate and shiny pastry and for their sweet, inky, fruity and slightly bitter poppy seed … more
I’m Yemenite, and my husband and his family are Bukharian Jews who hail from Uzbekistan. After we married, my mother-in-law gave me full tutorials on several traditional Bukharian dishes that … more
It has always been important for Jews to write recipes and serve our grandmothers’ precious treats to our own children. Jewish foods are part of our mesorah, our historic oral tradition. But … more
Kristin Eriko Posner recalls feeling torn right before she finalized her conversion to Judaism. Though she felt an affinity to the religion from a young age and was eager to embrace … more
This is one of those recipes that sounds super complicated, but is actually very simple. Using store-bought babka will make this French toast loaf as easy as 1-2-3, but if you happen to bake your own … more
In the “Tuscany” episode of Jamie Oliver’s current television show, “Jamie Cooks Italy,” the Naked Chef promotes wholesome comfort food with the help of adorable Italian … more
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