Sonya Sanford

Sonya Sanford is a Portland OR based chef, writer, cooking instructor, and food stylist. Born and raised in Seattle to Soviet Jewish immigrants, Sonya specializes in diasporic modern Jewish food, seasonal + sustainable cooking, as well as Russian Jewish cuisine. Her culinary background includes working as a personal chef in Los Angeles, food styling for television and the web, and founding and executive cheffing Beetroot Market & Deli. You can find more about her and her recipes at www.sonyasanford.com or on Instagram @sonyamichellesanford.


Articles by Sonya Sanford

Japanese-Style Latkes for Hanukkah

These traditional pancakes are the perfect way to shake things up for the holiday.

This White Bean Soup Has a Secret Israeli Ingredient

A comforting soup with a little extra spice.

The Easiest Jewish Comfort Food of My Childhood

The Eastern European answer to boxed mac and cheese — and so much tastier!

Matzah Ball Pho Recipe

Jewish and Vietnamese comfort food meet in one delicious bowl.