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  • Blending Persian, Jewish cuisine

    June 26, 2013 | 3:45 pm

    Chef Louisa Shafia has been crossing culinary borders and bridging gastronomic gaps all her life. Shafia’s father, a Muslim from Iran, and her mother, an Askenazi Jew, raised a family around a very full dinner table laden with traditional Persian dishes right alongside the Jewish...

  • Unexpected Israeli cuisine

    January 16, 2013 | 12:36 pm

    I'm not sure what I expected. Hummus, certainly, but what else? Stuffed derma? Latkes? Matzah ball soup? As a native New Yorker with Ashkenazi roots, the foods I associated with being Jewish were the foods I associated with my grandparents. By extension, I suppose, I also...

  • How to make perfect matzah balls [VIDEO]

    April 2, 2012 | 4:51 pm

    The tips in the video can be used with any recipe. However, if you’d like to include a Matzo Ball recipe, I’ve included one below:


    6 Eggs
    1 cup Oil
    1 cup Water
    ½ tsp Baking Powder
    1 pinch Salt and Pepper
    18 oz (or 500 gram) fine Matzo Meal


    1. Mix...

  • Deliverance

    By Rob Eshman

    March 29, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Many, many years ago, in order to impress a young woman, I volunteered to make chicken soup for her Passover seder.

    I understand that in the non-Jewish world, men compete for a female's attention by engaging in feats of strength. But this woman was a rabbi, and I figured a...