israel traditional food

Family recipes helped me discover my hidden Sephardi history

I only found out that my family was actually Jewish as a teenager, that all our colorful, fragrant, crunchy dishes were deeply rooted in Judaic culinary traditions from 16th-century Spain.

By ORGE CASTELLANO/JTA
18/01/2021

Showcasing shakshouka

A November festival at Benedict, red and green versions at Café 65.

By BUZZY GORDON
17/11/2018
The Succot citron, etrog,  is protectively wrapped in silky flax padding and safeguarded in a covere

Etrog: The Sukkot symbol with Chinese roots

In ancient times, people would simply use whichever fruits they had harvested in that season, such as pomegranates, grapes, dates and figs.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
24/09/2018
Dishes from the Tel Aviv Hilton's tasting menu

Seven dishes for 70 years

The Tel Aviv Hilton offers a tasty tasting menu

The Galilean Kitchen: Cultural Flavors

Cultural flavors of the Galilee

Hebrew-language cookbooks that offer recipes from Galilee minorities exist, but there’s none in English to compare with this one.

‘Salat, beitzah, hatzilim’: Sabich is comprised of a pita  lled with fried eggplant slices, hard- bo

Israeli cuisine: How did we get here?

Israeli cuisine is a hot topic

By RACHEL MYERSON
01/11/2017
Bread

In the grain: Rain and bread

Does rainy weather affect your baking?

22/10/2017
Kubbeh soup

Kubbeh soup hits NYC

Restaurant joins growing trend of Israeli eateries in the Big Apple.

13/07/2017
Rina Matzliach

Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country

Cooking up Tunisian memories with Channel 2’s Rina Matzliach

Purim

Israeli chefs take hamantaschen to a new culinary level

The traditional Ashkenazi-Jewish food is getting a major culinary upgrade in Tel Aviv.

By ANDREW TOBIN / JTA
09/03/2017
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