Sonya Sanford

Sonya Sanford is a chef, food stylist, and writer based out of Los Angeles. Sonya specializes in modern Jewish cooking and her culinary experiences include cheffing pop-up restaurants and private events, producing and food styling television shows and commercials, writing and developing recipes, and teaching cooking classes across LA. You can find more about Sonya and her work at www.sonyasanford.com, or follow her on Instagram @sonyamichellesanford


Articles by Sonya Sanford

Za’atar and Olive Focaccia Recipe

Perfect foccacia gets infused with Middle Eastern flavors.

The Poppy Seed Roll is Old Fashioned Jewish Perfection

This Eastern European dessert is pure comfort food.

Egyptian Golden Potato Soup Recipe

A comforting Shabbat soup from the Egyptian Jewish community.

These Russian Meatballs Are the Ultimate Comfort Food

This family recipe is uncomplicated and absolutely delicious.

Instant Pot Georgian Pomegranate Chicken Recipe

The easiest chicken for the holidays or any time.

Sunken Plum Cake Recipe

A sweet, versatile cake for end of summer and the holidays.

Georgian-Style Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

This traditional recipe is perfect to enjoy the next day.

Russian-Style Pickled Watermelon is Everything You Need This Summer

Get ready for Russian-style pickled fruits and veggies.

Why Israelis Are So Obsessed with Cottage Cheese

The power of food, and cottage cheese, is strong.

Your New Favorite Israeli Condiment: Amba, a Pickled Mango Sauce

This popular condiment in Israel is perfect for shwarma and falafel.