Sandy Leibowitz

​Sandy Leibowitz is a trained chef, recipe developer and food blogger. After graduating from The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), she worked at various New York restaurants including Jean George's Spice Market and Oceana. She now relishes teaching and sharing recipes celebrating her dual Jewish and Latina heritages while balancing a full time office job and raising two adorable little girls. Find more of her recipes at and follow her on instagram @thekoshertomato.

Articles by Sandy Leibowitz

Guava and Cheese Hamantaschen Recipe

A Latin-inspired treat to celebrate Purim.

Plantain Kugel Recipe

The perfect side dish when you're craving a little Latin spice.

Spiced Lamb and Hummus Stuffed Arepas Recipe

Traditional Colombian arepas get a spiced Middle Eastern-inspired filling.

Brisket Pad Thai Recipe

This dish hits all the right notes: sweet, savory, spicy and totally satisfying.

Latin-Inspired Vegetarian Cholent Recipe

Add some meat-free spice to your Shabbat.

Falafel Sliders Recipe

The key to really pulling this off is making sure that your falafel is crispy on the outside, and light and fluffy on the inside.

Thanksgiving Side Dish: Horseradish Mashed Potato Recipe

For as long as I can remember, my mom always prepared the most delicious potatoes. She took red bliss potatoes, ...

Pumpkin Spice Macaroon Cookies Recipe

Even before fall hits, we see pumpkin everywhere. Sometimes, it goes overboard into foods in which pumpkin doesn’t belong. In this ...