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FEATURED RECIPES

Between Jews and eggplant, it has always been a love story. Even more for Sephardim. Eggplant was so often cooked by Spanish Jewish families that it became an identity sign of their culin...

15 Sep 2019

This recipe comes from Sara Gardner, a culinary historian and food blogger in Somerville, MA. An alumna of Tufts University, in 2016, Sara was awarded a Fulbright research grant to study...

19 Mar 2019

These recipes – in honor of Purim – come from Luigi Martell, whose great-grandparents came from Catalonia to Puerto Rico, where he grew up. Many of his family’s sweetmeats and dishes for...

28 Dec 2018

During these cold winter days, you might consider making pom, an immensely popular chicken and potato dish in Surinam. So celebrated is it that no festive occasion is considered complete...

16 Oct 2018

This issue’s recipe, in honor of Hanukah, is kindly provided by Ronit Treatman, who grew up in Israel and, as the daughter of an Israeli diplomat, also lived in Ethiopia and Venezuela bef...

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JEWISH CUISINE OF

VENICE

 

DINNER IN VENICE 

www.dinnerinvenice.com

​Venice native Alessandra Rovati created this site, which showcases the best of kosher Italian cuisine. Rovati now lives in New York, where she is a member of the Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue.

JEWISH CUISINE OF

MOROCCO

 

DARNNA 

http://www.darnna.com/cuisine.htm

This website, mostly in French, offers a wonderful array of Jewish Moroccan dishes, a cuisine influenced in part by arrivals from Iberia.

JEWISH CUISINE OF SPAIN

 

THE CONVERSO COOKBOOK 

http://jewishstudies.washington.edu/converso-cookbook-home/

This Spanish and Jewish Studies Professor Ana Gómez-Bravo shares favorite recipes for dishes eaten by the Sephardic community of 15th-century Spain.

JEWISH CUISINE OF TURKEY

& RHODES

 


LES COULEURS DE LA MEDITERRANEE

www.sibelpinto.com

This website is the creation of Sibel Pinto, a native of Istanbul and graduate of the famed Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris,where she now lives and offers her catering services..

SEPHARDIC FOOD

www.sephardicfood.com

Chef and food historian Janet Amateau gives history & context to recipes from Rhodes, Turkey & Spain. A New York native now living in Barcelona, she offers guided history walks of its medieval Jewish Quarter.

STELLA'S FOOD & ART
http://www.stellascookbook.com

Zimbabwe native Stella Cohen serves up an assortment of dishes inspired by her family's heritage in Rhodes, Greece, and Turkey. Jews from Rhodes came to settle in this Southern African nation starting in the 1920s and 30s.

SEPHARDI & JUDEO-ARABIC

 

JENNIFER ABADI 

http://www.jenniferabadi.com

New York-based chef and instructor Jennifer Abadi shares an array of dishes from Syria, Turkey, Persia and other parts of the Sephardi World -- as well as the history and development of this cuisine.