Joanna Nissim

Joanna Nissim is a wife and mother of two, living in London. A passionate foodie and cook of everything, but especially her families’ Sephardi recipes. She also hosts demonstrations and private cooking lessons and loves to write for various publications as well as posting her recipes on Instagram (Joanna_nissim/awafi).


Articles by Joanna Nissim

This Moroccan Passover Apricot Cake Is Lighter Than Air

With flavors of almond, orange blossom and citrus.

Why This 100-Year-Old Jewish Bakery Is Still Going Strong

Rinkoff Bakery has been a London institution since 1911.

Iraqi Funnel Cake Is Everything You Need This Hanukkah

Soaked in fragrant syrup and wrapped in nostalgia.

This Indian Donut Is the Perfect Hanukkah Treat

Gulab jamun have long been a family favorite.

The Best Ever Cheese Sambusak Recipe

Avraham’s perfect sambusak have made him a North London institution.

Why I Always Break My Yom Kippur Fast on Cheese Sambusak

It doesn’t get better than salty, puffed-up pastries paired with hot, sweet tea.

Chinese Food Is Perfect for Rosh Hashanah

Forget Jewish Christmas, it’s all about Chinese New Year.

This London Restaurant Pays Homage to a Lost Chinese Jewish Community

The Jewish spirit and flavors of China’s Kaifeng community live on.