An old school kind of bagel is coming back in a big way. Devra Ferst explains how the nouveau holes are inspired by what was once eaten on the Lower East Side.
Finding authentic Israeli hummus in the U.S. can sometimes resemble a small-time drug deal. Devra Ferst shows how far expat sabras go to get their fix.
Devra Ferst writes that it has been a delicious honor to work as the Forward’s food editor. Here are her all-time favorite Jewish food stories.
Bagels at Black Seed. Credit: Devra Ferst
Put down the hummus! Hot Mama’s Foods which makes hummus for Target, Trader Joe’s, and Giant Eagle has recalled 14,860 pounds of hummus that may be contaminated with listeria.
We LOVE Yotam Ottolenghi (and hope you do too). He dishes on his favorite cookbooks.
The Lower East Side has changed radically. But small markers of its Jewish past remain like the iconic Russ and Daughters sign. Here’s how it’s made.
Pretzel Challah, Tahini Dressings
Who knew Michael Jackson’s favorite food on tour was matzo ball soup? The late King of Pop’s personal chef Akasha Richmond dishes her recipe.