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Masa Tiganitas is Sephardi matzah brei - but much better
(The Nosher) - Leave it to Sephardic Jews to make even a pedestrian dish - the ubiquitous matzah brei, a mash-up of fried matzah and egg - into something sublime. In his landmark book "The Sephardic...
Icelandic Jewish cookies: A dessert with a fascinating story to tell
You've heard of the wandering Jew, but have you heard of the wandering Jewish cookie? As Jews move from country to country, they pick up recipes, spices and dishes along the way. Sometimes, even...
The meat-stuffed pita that's taking Israel by storm
I first read about arayes-grilled pita sandwiches filled with ground lamb mixed with chopped onions, parsley and spices that are crispy on the outside and juicy within-a few years ago. The mentions... Full story
Forget the crunch-try these creamy potato latkes for Chanukah
(The Nosher via JTA)-Each Jewish holiday has its iconic food: For Passover it's the symbolic matzah; for Rosh Hashanah it's sweet honey and new fruits. For Purim we get the delectable hamantaschen;... Full story