Shannon Sarna

Shannon Sarna is the editor of The Nosher. Shannon grew up in upstate New York immersed in performance and music as well surrounded by diverse culinary experiences: Her Sicilian-American mother loved to bake, her Ashkenazi-Jewish father loved to experiment, and her grandfather was a food chemist who patented Tang among other products. Her writing and recipes have been featured in Bake from Scratch Magazine, Parade Magazine, Tablet Magazine, JTA News, New Jersey Monthly Magazine, Vinepair and Modern Loss. She graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA with a degree in Comparative Government and Spanish Language and Literature and lives in South Orange, NJ with her husband, daughters and rescue dogs, Otis and Babka. Her first cookbook, Modern Jewish Baker: Challah, Babka, Bagels and More, was released in September 2017 by Countryman Press. To see what Shannon is cooking and eating, follow her on twitter @shasarna and on Instagram.


Articles by Shannon Sarna

Authentic Israeli Kosher Food Hits Brooklyn

Israeli food goes kosher and upscale at this new Brooklyn eatery.

Is Hummus Healthy? Science Decides

Americans love this Middle Eastern dip, but is it good for us?

5 Ways to Make Hot Dogs Even More Jewish

These unique hot dogs will make BBQs even more exciting this summer.

Alaska Finally Has a Jewish Deli

Alaskan salmon meets matzah ball soup at this new Jewish eatery.

Another Beloved NYC Deli is Closing Up Shop

Say goodbye to their famous hot dogs and sandwiches.

Anthony Bourdain Explored Israel the Way No One Else Could

Through food, Bourdain showed the diversity and complexity of a complicated land.

What Dad Really Wants This Year: A Pastrami Subscription

Forget the tie this year — send deli meat instead.

S’mores Babka Recipe

Your favorite summertime treat all wrapped in a babka.

These Snacks That Taste Like Pickles Are Kind of a Big Dill

Get ready to fall in love with pickle-flavored treats.