kamaboko gefilte fish

Japanese Kamaboko (Fishcake)-Inspired Gefilte Fish for Passover

A modern take on gefilte fish takes inspiration from Japanese kamaboko

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3 types of charoset

Charoset Three Ways

Charoset 3 ways (Tropical, Persian-style & Tex-Mex) for your Passover seder

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mochi latkes

Mochi Latkes with Asian Pear and Persimmon Relish

Mochi latkes bring a Japanese spin to Hanukkah

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Hanukkah doughnuts

Loukoumades (Sephardic Greek Doughnuts)

Given the connection between the Jews and the Greeks in the Hanukkah story, in this recipe we celebrate the centuries-long culinary traditions of Greek Jews.

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Challah With a Twist: Scallion Pancake Challah

Try this fun new Chinese twist on challah from Molly Yeh

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Sweet Wine Slushies

Sweet wine slushies are perfect for Shabbat or the High Holidays–have fun with it!

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Advice for Assimilated Family Reunions

By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff Q: I am having a family reunion. Half of the youngest generation has married people of other backgrounds. How can I use this opportunity to educate the Jewish members of my family about their heritage? And also to help those who do not currently identify as Jewish to understand how important […]

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A Tale of Two Kitchens

“We’re not doing this!” Andy was visibly upset. “I won’t do it!” It was a year into our relationship and we were in his car heading to his dad’s house in the middle of nowhere. The topic that inspired this reaction was none other than kashrut, a set of Jewish dietary laws that I happen […]

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The Passover Kugel Stack

Take all your Passover leftovers and create this delicious Kugel stack

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Queen Esther’s Crown Purim Bread with Samosa Filling

Stuffed breads, like dumplings, exist across many cultures. There are the babkas; the Kurdish Jewish stuffed bread known as kadeh; there are Polish kolaches; and Indian parathas. This year, instead of the usual Haman’s hat (Hamantaschen) for Purim, I wanted to try making Queen Esther’s crown. The pastry ring is supposed to look like a queen’s crown and with the inspiration […]

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