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.

THE 2ND AVE DELI has been operating a kosher kitchen since 1954.

NY Jewish delis kibitz, cajole and strategize through the crisis

NADAV VE’DANIEL

Tel Aviv Thai options? Nadav veDaniel and Thai Chu bring Siam here

By BUZZY GORDON
Food made by Daniel Mednick's home catering.

Munch with Meds: Eating from Daniel Mednick's home catering

Meatballs

Pascale's Kitchen: Food kids love

Justin of Justin's Pies

Amid coronavirus, Israelis open small home-based food businesses

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
A SHOPPER in Jerusalem’s Mahaneh Yehuda buys his family’s food for the week yesterday.

Worldwide food shortage solved with giant lab-made hamantashen

By HA HA HA-LEVY
Sweet challah with seeds

Pascale’s Kitchen: Purim challah

Cocktail (Illustrative)

Purim l’chaim! Celebrate the mitzvah of drinking with holiday cocktails

By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN
Gregory Abou: Video work 'Blending into the environment'

Challa sandwiches worth filling up on

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Gregory Abou: Video work 'Blending into the environment'

Ra'anana anglo supermarket serves goods hot and fresh

KOSHER PARTNERS Eli Nussbaum (left) and Jonah  Rosen.

'On Mondays We Eat Local’ aids NY kosher eateries

By HOWARD BLAS
Mexicali Tex-Mex

From a Tex-Mex fiesta to a cozy Shabbat meal: Israel's once-a-week wonders

By BUZZY GORDON
A box of holiday sweets, just in time for Purim

Pascale's Kitchen: Purim cookies

PURIM IS the time for a party, with good-value wine. The Selected brand of Carmel Winery is nearly 50 years old.

Wine talk: Drinking to remember... or maybe to forget

Hamantaschen

These 7 US bakeries will ship hamantaschen directly to you

By SHANNON SARNA/JTA
NOLA Brunch Box

NOLA - The veteran still delivers great meals

By BUZZY GORDON
Street Chef

Street Chef - A welcome addition to the casual food scene

By BUZZY GORDON
Three falafel and salad-filled pitas.

Pascale's Kitchen: Our famous street food

Left: Beyond Burgers from Diller; right: a sandwich from Izzy’s BBQ.

Most US Kosher restaurants have survived the coronavirus pandemic - why?

By DANI KLEIN/JTA
Fillet of fish over a bed of chestnut curry with pumpkin, peanut butter, peas and aromatic greens

Chef Ivan Maslov - Catering in corona times

By NERIA BARR
Manta Ray

Fabled seafood restaurant Manta Ray reinvents itself for delivery

By BUZZY GORDON
Gerda's

Gerda’s Kitchen - The best vegan food I have ever tasted

Team behind the four rare lemon beers brewed collaboratively by the BeerBazaar Brewery in Kiryat Gat and Klotsman Orchards in Emek Hefer

Four Israeli beers with rare lemons

By DOUG GREENER
Dates

Pascale's Kitchen: Delicious, healthy dates

CARMEL SELECTED Rosé – a great gift for Valentine’s Day, because you have to drink it together

Wine Talk: Roses & rosés

Stella D'oro swiss fudge cookies.

Why American Jews love Stella D’Oro cookies

By JOANNA O'LEARY/JTA
Serafina

Serafina - Italian comfort food delivered

By BUZZY GORDON
Candied citrus peels

Pascale's Kitchen: Candied citrus peels

Deda

Comforting carbs: Georgian delicacies and tasty pasta

By BUZZY GORDON
Tzvi Alon CEO of Plants Production & Marketing Board

Produce board: Buy more fresh fruit for Tu Bishvat this year

COW’S MILK can be replaced with almond or coconut milk

Israel's alternate protein market grows, vegan substitutes more popular

BP Bistro

BP Bistro - A friendly meal at home

GBD burger

GBD - Tel Aviv’s latest burger diner to deliver delicious burgers

By JONATHAN GILAD
A HOMEMADE bagel with fresh gravlax from ‘Modern Jewish Baker.’

Holey day observance- All hail National Bagel Day

By ALAN ZEITLIN
Fruit cake

Pascale's Kitchen: Tu Bishvat is coming!

VICTOR SCHOENFELD, head winemaker at Golan Heights Winery, tasting a vintage he made in the vineyard.

Wine Talk: First among equals

Bunuelos are small balls of fried dough with a sweet or salty filling.

Family recipes helped me discover my hidden Sephardi history

By ORGE CASTELLANO/JTA
A HOMEMADE bagel with fresh gravlax from ‘Modern Jewish Baker.’

Holy bagel! It's National Bagel Day!

Tali Lama

Tali Lama - Indian vegan feast prepared in a ghost kitchen

Nocturno

Nocturno - Dairy food with a twist

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Benedict

Benedict - Breakfast chain offers menu with a special item

By BUZZY GORDON
ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH WITH HERBS

Pascale's Kitchen: Quick & elegant is the name of the game

Crave

Crave: As close to ‘treif’ as kosher can get

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Ananda

Ananda: Joyful, vegan and Indian

Reichot VeTeamim

Reichot VeTeamim: Iraqi traditional cuisine to warm you up

By JONATHAN GILAD
Decorated sourdough bread

Pascale's Kitchen: Decorating sourdough bread

TOMER GOREN is the master distiller of the M&H Distillery

Wine Talk: Tel Aviv's Angels

Farma Cultura picnic spread

Israel's best picnic options

By SHARON FEIEREISEN
Some say social media arguments about Jewish food are really proxy wars for deeper tensions in Jewish life.

We spent 2020 fighting about food on Twitter. Why?

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
Agadir Burger

Israeli hamburger restaurants use innovation in their menus

By BUZZY GORDON
Naya

Eating kosher Chinese food on Christmas in Jerusalem

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Noodle and mushroom soup

Pascale's kitchen: Warming up the new year

Kukuritza

New 'ghost kitchen' initiatives can help save chefs amid COVID-19

By JONATHAN GILAD
Minato

Minato: Bringing kosher Japanese food to homes amid COVID-19

Glass of wine

What are the best wines to toast the end of 2020?

By NERIA BARR
THE GOLAN Heights Winery has a quality range of sparkling wines made by the Traditional Method.

Wine Talk: Good riddance to 2020

If you want to make a larger amount of chocolate topping, add another 50-100 grams of chocolate.

Pascale’s Kitchen: Piping hot drinks

La Forêt Blanche Wine

The wineries of the Negev are uniting into a regional wine club

Italy comes to Israel – virtually

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Sasha offers picnic baskets for the short-on-time

'Sasha' finds a novel way around corona restrictions: picnic baskets

Chicken Skewers

Yehudit: An excellent steak house in Mahaneh Yehuda

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Ceviche tostadas

Mexican cuisine from El Gato Azul, American soul food from Yo Mama

By BUZZY GORDON
Latkes come in many flavors

Pascale's Kitchen: Luscious Latkes

Dotan Greenberg (right), owner of coffee shop 51 in Tel Aviv, visited Ethiopia in search of the perfect coffee beans for Shapiro Barista Beer

Cold-brew coffee beers: a new trend in craft brews with a java jolt

By DOUG GREENER
Israelis are seen buying donuts ahead of Hanukkah at the Marzipan bakery near Mahane Yehuda in Jerusalem, wearing masks in accordance with coronavirus restrictions, on December 6, 2020.

The easiest Hanukkah jelly doughnut recipe ever

By SHANNON SARNA/JTA
EVERYONE LOVES apple crumble.

The comforts of winter in the kitchen

Pascale's Kitchen: One dough, three dishes

THROUGHOUT ISRAEL, the vine and olive tree grow together, as can be seen in the Upper Galilee.

Wine Talk: Celebrating Syrah

How sufganiot can beat the coronavirus

Wines and more: Tishbi does takeaway

Decadent delivery and takeaway

By BUZZY GORDON

Thai food that is very real and very good

By JONATHAN GILAD

A new immigrant checks out the festival of bites

PEAR CRANBERRY APPLE CHUTNEY.

Your guide to the Festival of Lights

By SHARON FEIEREISEN

A cacao twist on the holidays

By SHARON FEIEREISEN

Ethnic Diversity Delivered: Restaurant Food To Your Doorstep

By BUZZY GORDON

Pascale's Kitchen: Coffee/tea - Worth a cookie

Social sushi

By JONATHAN GILAD

Rachmo: Almost like a Sephardi grandmother

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
Zoom-Eat logo

Israeli, American chefs to cook together, collaborate in new web series

Rosemarine take-out is as enticing as ever

Rosemarine take-out is as enticing as ever

Columbus Cafe offers delicious muffins

Columbus Cafe, Erez Coffee Co.: New interpretations to old favorite

By BUZZY GORDON
Izhiman's Coffee and Spices

Meet the coffee roasters who have been grinding for a century

By GIL ZOHAR
Harissa

Pascale's Kitchen: Harissa and other spicy spreads

Kubbeh just like Grandma’s

By LINDA GRADSTEIN

Abu Gosh delivered at your doorstep

By NERIA BARR
Esek Taim

Home cooking delivered just in time

By NERIA BARR
YAEL GAI of the Golan Heights Winery, the foreign minister of Israeli wine.

Wine Talk: Women in wine

Pascale's Kitchen: Italian delicacies

Joan Nathan

Taste Israeli food with Joan Nathan

Traiteur Gourmet, 26

Traiteur Gourmet, 26 - The pareve patisserie with an exotic touch

The wonders of Ethiopian cuisine

Pascale's Kitchen: Wonders of Ethiopian cuisine

Stuffed pumpkin

What to cook for an Israeli-inspired Thanksgiving

By SHARON FEIEREISEN
GILAD AND Dana Azulai of Pop-Up Pâtisserie: Inundated with orders

Coronavirus crisis turns food lovers into culinary professionals

By DUDI FATIMER
A sign promoting McDonald's "PLT" burger with a Beyond Meat plant-based patty at one of 28 test restaurant locations in London, Ontario

McDonald's to introduce plant-based food options to menu in 2021

ITALIAN CUISINE Week in Tel Aviv.

Italian Cuisine Week in Israel to take place November 23-26

Top 10 bread baking tips

SuperPizza

Unexpected Italian eating

By BUZZY GORDON

Waffle factory: A dangerous indulgence

By LINDA GRADSTEIN

Thai House delivered, again

By JONATHAN GILAD
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