Tag: jewish

Mahane Yehuda

Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda Market Jerusalem’s 800,000 inhabitants are a dizzying blend of cultures, all influential in the shaping of this incredible and contentious space. The riches of this tiny and diverse country converge at Mahane Yehuda. Established by Arab traders during the Ottoman Empire in the late 1800s, the shuk is a place where all walks…  Read More

Cookbook: The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home

Recipes of a Modern Jewish Delicatessen While a few highly-regarded delis are still going strong (Katz’s Delicatessen and Barney Greengrass in NYC, and Toronto’s Caplansky’s are at the top of my list), authentic Jewish delis are a dying breed in the United States. But, as artisan meats (charcuterie!), breads and cheeses are becoming a trend-setting staple…  Read More

Rosh Hashanah Recipes

A Toast to the New Year During Rosh Hashanah at my house, you’ll find dishes ripe with raisins, apples, honey and pomegranate alongside the traditional brisket or roasted chicken and noodle kugel. My grandma’s chopped chicken liver always has a place at my table, but especially during the holidays. This time of year it’s so…  Read More

Matzoh Ball Soup|||Dill-Marinated Herring

Passover Recipes

My Seder Traditions For the uninformed, the Passover seder is a ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover. It is held at sundown on the 14th day of Nissan in the Hebrew calendar and on the 15th by observant Jews living outside Israel. It’s basically Thanksgiving for Jews, and it’s…  Read More

Matzoh Ball Soup|||Dill-Marinated Herring

Passover Recipes

My Seder Traditions For the uninformed, the Passover seder is a ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover. It is held at sundown on the 14th day of Nissan in the Hebrew calendar and on the 15th by observant Jews living outside Israel. It’s basically Thanksgiving for Jews, and it’s…  Read More