Jewish Food History

This Easy Rice Dish Is a Sephardi Staple

Arroz kon tomat (aka tomato rice) has a long Jewish history.

The Sweet Jewish History of Mochi Ice Cream

This traditional Japanese rice cake's refreshing makeover was a labor of love.

This Food Will Always Remind Me of Jewish Summer Camp

As a vegetarian hippie in 1971, granola was my saving grace.

What Actually Is a Flagel?

Most importantly: Is it better than a bagel?

Libyan Semolina Cake with Spiced Date Filling

Syrup-soaked saefra is a cake fit for a king.

What Makes Crisco So Jewish?

How the vegan shortening became a symbol of the Jewish American Dream.

The Jewish History of Snapple

Spilling the tea on the Jewish American tea industry...

The Jewish History of America’s Favorite Crackers

How Ritz and animal crackers grew to prominence in America.

How Humble Israeli Bamba Became Everyone’s Snack Obsession

We’re talking billions of bags of these unique peanut puffs.