Sonya Sanford

Sonya Sanford is a writer, chef, and podcast host living in Portland, OR. She specializes in Ukrainian and Soviet food, Jewish diasporic cuisine, and Pacific Northwest seasonal cooking, and is the author of "Braids: Recipes From My Pacific Northwest Jewish Kitchen." You can find more of her work at and follow her on Instagram @sonyamichellesanford.

Articles by Sonya Sanford

Why Israelis Are So Obsessed with Cottage Cheese

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

Iraqi Amba Sauce Recipe

This pickled mango condiment is a staple in Iraqi Jewish communities, and throughout Israel.

You Can Make an Entenmann’s Danish at Home (And You’ll Never Look Back)

You can now make your favorite American danish in your own kitchen.

Mimouna Is the Most Delicious Way to Celebrate the End of Passover

Celebrate the end of Passover with these delicious Moroccan dishes.

Moroccan Mufleta Recipe

A Moroccan bread traditional for the end of Passover.

The Best Gefilte Fish I Ever Had Was in Japan

When a Brazilian-Moroccan Israeli chef moves to Tokyo, you know delicious things are going to happen.

No-Bake Strawberry Coconut Pie for Passover

A creamy, vegan pie you will enjoy eating all year.

The Indian Jewish Chicken Recipe You’re Going to Crave

A simple dish with big flavors from the Jews of India.

Pomegranate Molasses Chicken Wings Recipe

These Middle Eastern spiced wings will be your new party favorite.

Where to Find the Most Instagram-Worthy Jewish Food in Los Angeles

New school Jewish deli is seriously trending on the West Coast.