Recipes


Pollo Con Susam

By Gilda Angel

Turkish Sesame Seed ChickenRead More


Tishpishti

By Gilda Angel

Turkish Honey-Nut CakeRead More


A Meatless BBQ Hearty Enough for Carnivores

By Lucy Cohen Blatter

Leah Koenig, author of the “Hadassah Everyday Cookbook,” and Forward Ingredients columnist, describes herself as 95% vegetarian, since she only eats ethically sourced kosher meat. So she understands the appeal of meat, but knows a whole lot about veggies. Here’s her meatless (and fake meat-less) barbecue menu:Read More


A Deli-Lover’s Barbecue

By Lucy Cohen Blatter

Charlie Kleinman is the chef at San Francisco’s Wexler’s — a modern barbecue restaurant. (For those interested in New York Jewish history, Kleinman’s grandfather was the owner of the storied Lower East Side kosher Garden Cafeteria — which stood next to the original Forward offices and often hosted Jewish intelligentsia — from the 1940s through to the 1980s.)Read More


Sandy Gertler's Mandel Bread

2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup butter (or margarine for pareve)
6 eggsRead More


Warm Runny Chocolate Soufflés

By Susie Fishbein

Warm Runny Chocolate  SoufflésRead More


Susie Fishbein's Chocolate and Pineapple Truffles

By Susie Fishbein

Dairy or Parve
Makes 30-36 trufflesRead More


Food Network's Flourless Walnut Date Cake

For the Cake:
Cooking spray
3 cups walnut halves
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup sugar
4 large eggs, separated
2 teaspoons finely grated orange zest
1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
Pinch of kosher salt
3/4 cup chopped pitted datesRead More


Persian Halvah

By Reyna Simnegar

Persian halvah is not like the regular halvah you are used to. The word halvah refers to several dense and sweet desserts made with nuts or flour. In contrast to the more popular Israeli halvah made of sesame paste, in Iran, halvah is flour based with a hint of rose water. I actually think Persian halvah is much better! It has a soft, play-dough consistency that is very agreeable to the palate. The taste is heavenly and very exotic. Persian halvah is intertwined in many areas of the life of Persian Jews. Halvah is the food of choice after fasts and it is also one of the essential foods to be given away on Purim for mishloach manot. It is very easy to make and very easy to eat!Read More





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