Food & Recipes

Colorful mix of local dishes and recipes brought from all over the world. The Israeli cuisine is frequently ranked among the top ten healthiest diets in the world being quite similar to the Mediterranean diet. 'Israeli Food' brings you the best Jewish recipes and news from the culinary world.

Sami and Susu the Mediterranean restaurant named after an Israeli TV show

Sami and Susu opened two weeks ago as a takeout and delivery service operating out of a Brooklyn bar.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
03/07/2020
Silo and Cafe Popular offer bountiful, all-you-can-eat brunches

Israel’s eateries have become creative in their efforts to attract diners to their brunches amid coronavirus restrictions.

By BUZZY GORDON
02/07/2020
Ramat Rahel's Bein Hamataim restaurant - Between the Groves

There is both indoor seating as well as on a covered porch next to open windows. The restaurant can seat a total of 110, but because of corona regulations will host no more than 90 at a time.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
02/07/2020
Hamikdash - A Shrine for Meat Lovers: We'll meat again

Hamikdash in Kfar Saba, where meat reigns supreme and dining is not so much a meal out as a happening.

Medurat Hashevet winery: Worth the schlep

Winery and restaurant in Arad hosts a “winery and knight’s feast.”

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
02/07/2020
The psychology of flour during the coronavirus pandemic

The question is, “What is everyone doing with all that flour?”

02/07/2020
Pascale's Kitchen: Shuk Mahaneh Yehuda

I love visiting the shuk in Jerusalem. I breathe in the clear air and feel like I’m feeding my soul with all the goodness found in the holy city.

Wine Talk: From chocolate baguettes to a world of wine

New oleh Martin Sinkoff has had a long and varied career in wines, and is now looking to the future for Israeli wines.

Serafina hosts leading guest chefs

Reservations are required at Serafina -- especially if you want to sit in the spacious al fresco area, ideal for these virus times.

By BUZZY GORDON
26/06/2020
INCREDIBLE SOURDOUGH BREAD
Pascale's Kitchen: Upper-crust dough

Most dough recipes call for ingredients we all keep at home. There’s something magical about vigorously kneading dough, then letting it rise, shaping it and putting it in the oven to bake.

Hot dogs are the greatest American Jewish food – here’s why

What’s that you say? You didn’t know that hot dogs were a Jewish food? Well, that’s part of the story, too.

By JOEL HABER/JTA
25/06/2020
ARTICHOKE AND CHEESE GALETTE
Best Galette Recipes

Galettes are flat, round, rustic pies, popular in French cuisine, that are made using a freestyle design.

Druze town of Hurfeish
The Galilee: Art, culture & cuisine

Dozens of sites in the Western Galilee, including a number of culinary and art establishments, are now open for business.

By MEITAL SHARABI
18/06/2020
THE SYRIAN vineyard that produces Domaine Bargylus.
Wine Talk: Tears of Bacchus

Making wine is basically an investment in tomorrow. Planting a vineyard in lands of strife is a statement of hope.

Summer special: Brisket tacos with carrot slaw

Brisket is a tough cut of meat, but if braised in well-seasoned liquid long enough, it can go so tender it practically shreds itself when nudged with a fork.

By REBECCA FIRKSER
18/06/2020
Holy bagels! Lox, lax or smoked salmon?

A bagel can also be spelled beigel, beygl (Yiddish) or bajgiel (Polish).

By PESSY KRAUSZ
18/06/2020
ROAST BEEF WITH PRUNES AND APRICOTS
Herb-Roasted Salmon Filet Recipe

This week’s column is dedicated to all of the hardworking people who deserve to be able to serve delicious meals to their families without having to work too hard.

Papa John's Israel franchisee aims to be Israel's dominant pizza chain

The chains will focus on takeaway and home delivery rather than serving customers at the restaurant. The non-kosher status will not change.

10/06/2020
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