Jewish Food & Identity

This Food Will Always Remind Me of Jewish Summer Camp

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

Jewish Food History

The Sweet Jewish History of Mochi Ice Cream

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


These Iraqi Apricot Meatballs Have Stood the Test of Time

There’s a reason this 2,000-year-old recipe is still popular today.

What Actually Is a Flagel?

Most importantly: Is it better than a bagel?

This Easy Iraqi Jewish Breakfast Is a Family Favorite

Kahi and qei'mar, ready in under 30 minutes.

9 Essential Libyan Jewish Dishes

From flavorful stews to a sweet semolina cake and, of course, hand-rolled couscous.

Libyan Semolina Cake with Spiced Date Filling

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

Quick and Easy Cheesecake Pie 

Whether you opt for a graham cracker or regular pie crust, this recipe will become your go-to.

What Makes Crisco So Jewish?

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

This Sour Soup Is a Taste of Mexican Jewish Culture

For our family, kibbe hamda is a Friday staple.

This Baba Ganoush Recipe Is a Tribute to My Grandmother

Chef Alon Shaya fell in love with food in his safta’s kitchen.