Food & Recipes

Colorful mix of local dishes and recipes brought from all over the world. The Israeli cuisine is frequently ranked among the top ten healthiest diets in the world being quite similar to the Mediterranean diet. 'Israeli Food' brings you the best Jewish recipes and news from the culinary world.

Pascale hosts singer Aviva Avidan in her kitchen.
Pascale's Kitchen: Recipes for a festive Rosh Hashanah meal
The American Colony Hotel Bar Restaurant
Dining in the middle of a garden of palms, roses and fine dining
DIPPING APPLES in honey for a sweet new year
With Rosh Hashanah on the way, which honey should you avoid buying?
Sarona Chicho
Quality and ethnic kosher fast food is becoming ubiquitous and inexpensive
By BUZZY GORDON
Moses
International flavors at restaurants throughout Israel
By JONATHAN GILAD
Cinammon and raisin challah
Looking at the whole picture - from planting to eating
‘THERE ARE those rare great wines that are almost an emotional experience.’ Chisinau winery, Moldova
Wine Talk: New year means wine
Pull-Apart Challah
Pascale's kitchen: Rosh Hashanah challah
The Yekev
The Yekev - Good food in prodigious quantities
Muffin Boutique, Jerusalem
Muffin Boutique - Just don't eat the tops
By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Coffee from The Coffee Mill
Staycation: On the trail of coffee in Jerusalem amid COVID-19 pandemic
By HEDDY BREUER ABRAMOWITZ
Preparing couscous
Pascale's Kitchen: Traditional North-African couscous
MENACHEM TEPERBERG, father of Moti Teperberg, who revived the family winery, then called Efrat Winery
Wine Talk: Most improved winery
Roast chicken, pomegranate chicken, and roasted cauliflower
Change up your Rosh Hashanah menu with these 9 delicious recipes
By SHANNON SARNA/JTA
A puppy is shown looking up. Studies have shown that oxytocin levels spike when humans and their dogs gaze into each others' eyes
Busch Beer debuts Dog Brew – a non-alcoholic drink for canine companions
The Reubecca is a pork-heavy take on a Reuben sandwich.
Los Angeles pop-up The Bad Jew serves nonkosher takes on Jewish deli food
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
An assortment of cakes, cookies and brownies are seen on display at Baker Street TLV.
Want to master cake-making? Head to Tel Aviv's newest baking studio
Bar Italia, Netanya
Bar Italia - A worthy suburban sister
By BUZZY GORDON
Fruit popsicles
Pascale's Kitchen: Popsicles for sunny days
Schnitzel 270
How schnitzel became an Israeli staple
By RACHEL MYERSON/JTA
Chinese Wall, Tel Aviv
The Chinese Wall in Tel Aviv
By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Goshen
Goshen - A Solid Steakhouse
By BUZZY GORDON
BEEF IN MUSTARD AND ROSEMARY SAUCE  WITH SMALL POTATOES
Pascale's Kitchen: One-pot meals
THE WRITER strains to see the top of the giant beer fermenters at the Shevet Brewstillery in Pardes Hanna
The 2020 beer roundup: Beat the corona blues with a brew
By DOUG GREENER
TASTER EXTRAORDINAIRE Yair Haidu samples vintages for El Al’s wine selection
Wine Talk: The one and only
George Shea speaks to crowd during Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., July 4, 2019
Nathan's Famous partners with UAE branch of Mezzan to retail halal hot dogs
'416'
416 - The vegan option that spoils you for choice
'Napoleon'
Napoleon - The closest thing to visiting France
By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Luna Arabic Bistro
Luna Arabic Bistro - The culinary star of Nazareth
By BUZZY GORDON
Paletas
On International Popsicle Day, try a Mexican-inspired Israeli-style treat
The author (L) with Paula Rosenberg
Pascale's Kitchen: The wonderful world of Paula Rosenberg
Grapes being collected for wine-making
Six new geographical indications for wine are registered in Israel
‘I REVERSED my usual eating patterns and started downing double bowls of cereal in the morning, seconds on everything at lunch, lots of chicken.’
New cereal bar to be opened in Tel Aviv
Sandwich
Brits bid farewell to their beloved lunchtime sandwiches
High Tea at the King David Hotel
High tea at the King David Hotel
By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Shipudim
Shipudim in Rosh Pina
By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Rosetta
Rosetta: A Ra'anana feast for the family
TOMATO AND PEPPER MAKBUBA SALAD
Pascale's Kitchen: Spicy salads
THE ELEMENTAL alimental joy of the chickpea.
Hummus crosses borders across the Middle East
Watermelon
Int'l Watermelon Day: Tips on how to pick the best watermelon
Katy's, Jerusalem
Katy’s: A charming place to celebrate life
Brisket
Brisket - meat in all shapes and sizes
Agadir
Herzliya’s Agadir and Roberta’s suburban burgers
By JONATHAN GILAD
A whole meal in a bowl
Pascale's Kitchen: A whole meal in a bowl
A PROTESTER in Seattle during a Juneteenth march commemorating the end of slavery. We are now reaping the harvest of the seeds of racism and discrimination – the devaluation of black life.
Israeli CEO of Boston’s Tatte bakery chain steps down amid discrimination accusations
By PENNY SCHWART/ JTA
Japan Japan food
Israeli initiative creates virtual platform for food-lovers amid COVID-19
Gluten-free coco-chocolate chip cookies
Tesla industrial designer redesigns the chocolate chip
1868, Jerusalem
1868: We all need a splurge these days
By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Plum and almond apple cake
Fruit & cream cakes recipes
Ice cream
Pine nut ice cream in Tel Aviv sweetens the current crisis
Hummus and Falafel, Israel's favorite chickpea-based dishes
Hummus: Advocacy group concerned over health of supermarket brands
By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
Cases of Sabra Classic Hummus are viewed on the shelf of a grocery store on April 9, 2015 in New York City
Check your hummus: Environmental organization finds possible carcinogen
By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
AN ANNUAL falafel celebration helps David Dugo Leitner commemorate his mother and his survival
A Trader Joe’s hack: Falafel schnitzel
By SHANNON SARNA/JTA
Harvey's Smokehouse, Jerusalem
Harvey’s Smokehouse updates menu
By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Anastasia, Tel Aviv
Anastasia - Tel Aviv's top vegan restaurant
Kamakura - an excellent new kosher Japanese meat restaurant
Kamakura - Meat the Japanese way
By NERIA BARR
A FILLED tea tray with the essential elements: teapot, cup and saucer, teaspoon, milk jug and sugar bowl.
In search of a proper British cup of tea
Peanut butter treats
Pascale's Kitchen: Peanut butter treats
THE SHINING pot stills at Hennessy Cognac
Wine Talk: Remember brandy
Halal meat is displayed in Paris 300 (R)
Kosher halal food should be on coronavirus programs, senators say
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Hatraklin
Hatraklin - dinner and the movies
By BUZZY GORDON
Roots, Acre
Roots - Discover your roots in Acre
By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Or Shpitz Bakery, Tel Aviv
Or Shpitz Bakery - La vie en rose
Spicy colored carrots
Pascale's Kitchen: A Taste of Nostalgia
Amir Nathan, left, and Jordan Anderson have adapted their menu for the era of COVID-19.
Sami and Susu the Mediterranean restaurant named after an Israeli TV show
By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
Silo, Holon
Silo and Cafe Popular offer bountiful, all-you-can-eat brunches
By BUZZY GORDON
Breakfast at Ramat Rahel's Bein Hamataim restuarant
Ramat Rahel's Bein Hamataim restaurant - Between the Groves
By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Hamikdash - A Shrine for Meat Lovers
Hamikdash - A Shrine for Meat Lovers: We'll meat again
Medurat Hashevet, Arad
Medurat Hashevet winery: Worth the schlep
By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Flour, illustrative
The psychology of flour during the coronavirus pandemic
Jerusalem's Mahaneh Yehuda shuk
Pascale's Kitchen: Shuk Mahaneh Yehuda
MARTIN SINKOFF flanked by the Flam brothers, Gilad and Golan, at their beautiful eponymous winery
Wine Talk: From chocolate baguettes to a world of wine
Serafina
Serafina hosts leading guest chefs
By BUZZY GORDON
INCREDIBLE SOURDOUGH BREAD
Pascale's Kitchen: Upper-crust dough
Grilled hot dogs with vegetables, ketchup and mustard (illustration)
Hot dogs are the greatest American Jewish food – here’s why
By JOEL HABER/JTA
ARTICHOKE AND CHEESE GALETTE
Best Galette Recipes
Druze town of Hurfeish
The Galilee: Art, culture & cuisine
By MEITAL SHARABI
THE SYRIAN vineyard that produces Domaine Bargylus.
Wine Talk: Tears of Bacchus
Brisket tacos
Summer special: Brisket tacos with carrot slaw
By REBECCA FIRKSER
A classic bagel served with lox
Holy bagels! Lox, lax or smoked salmon?
By PESSY KRAUSZ
ROAST BEEF WITH PRUNES AND APRICOTS
Herb-Roasted Salmon Filet Recipe
New York family pizza
Papa John's Israel franchisee aims to be Israel's dominant pizza chain
Muffin 311
Apple cake recipe
By GOURMETKOSHERCOOKING.COM
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