Leah Koenig


6 Kosher Wines To Sip This Seder

By Leah Koenig

6 Kosher Wines To Sip This Seder
Kosher wine maker and collector Jeff Morgan says the kosher wine world is experiencing an “ongoing renaissance” — particularly in Israel and America and, to a lesser extent, in Europe. Here are his recommendations for exceptional bottles for the Seder table:Read More


A Kosher Winery Grows in Berkeley

By Leah Koenig

A Kosher Winery Grows in Berkeley
Roving jazz musician, Jeff Morgan fell in love with wine while performing in Monte Carlo. Years later, he’s opening Berkeley’s first kosher winery.Read More


Painting Pictures of India's Jews

By Leah Koenig

Painting Pictures of India's Jews
Last month, while researching an article for The Forward about Indian Jewish cuisine, I spent the afternoon in Montclair, New Jersey with Siona Benjamin. A home cook who grew up in Mumbai’s Jewish community, Benjamin demonstrated how to prepare a traditional Shabbat coconut curry and a sweet rice and coconut dish called malida that Indian Jews make in honor of the Prophet Elijah. But, as often happens when I cook in other people’s kitchens, I learned about much more than food.Read More


The Art of Couscous

By Leah Koenig

The Art of Couscous
Ron and Leetal Arazi are bringing the flavors of Sephardic kitchens to New York with NYShuk, an artisan food company that will host a Moroccan Purim feast.Read More


Shabbat Coconut Chicken Curry

By Leah Koenig

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