Sara Gardner

Sara Gardner is a food historian and blogger. After living for a year in Madrid, Spain as a Fulbright scholar researching the historical cuisine of the Sephardic Jews, Sara is currently back in Connecticut. In addition to her academic work, Sara gives cooking courses to a wide variety of audiences, including the Reform Jewish Community of Madrid and The Gefilteria. She also has a radio show on the Spanish station RadioSefarad dedicated to exploring the Jewish diaspora through its diverse culinary traditions. You can find her writing about Jewish food and food history on her blog Boka Dulse (

Articles by Sara Gardner

Why Garlic is Actually the Most Jewish Ingredient Ever

Garlic signals the difference between Jewish and non-Jewish dishes.

Why Jews Love Seltzer

The history of Jewish adoration for fizzy water.