Food

Tajine with stewed vegetables and fish. One of the types of Moroccan national cuisine.

Everyday Passover Food

People know what to serve at Passover seders: gefilte fish, matzah ball soup, hard-boiled eggs and Bubbe’s brisket. But after consuming those fancy, filling...
sugar cookies

Philacatessen | Sugar Shortbread Cookies for the Gym Staff — and for Us

It seems a long time ago that something as normal as arranging a gym membership was, well, normal. The world has changed in recent...
Jewish holiday Passover banner design with wine, matzo on wooden background.

How Do You Mark Passover When Gluten-Free?

Debbie Greenberg’s son, Aaron Mazer, was diagnosed with celiac disease at the age of 17. For Mazer, that meant the end of school cafeteria lunches,...
kale salad

It’s Passover! What’s for Lunch?

With much of the Western world reaching for a sandwich at lunchtime, Passover presents us with an opportunity to alter that routine. Sure, we can...
Schlesinger’s exterior

Philly’s Jewish Restaurants Adapt to Change in Business Model

Louis Barson, owner of the Jewish deli Hymie’s, has never seen anything like the coronavirus epidemic. “My family has had Hymie’s since the ’70s, and...
granola served in bowl

Philacatessen | Kelsey’s Granola “Cookies”

Until recently, my daughter Kelsey was having the time of her life, spending the semester abroad, studying at the University of Geneva in Switzerland....
Bircher muesli is a healthy recipe created by a doctor.

Souvenir Recipes from Switzerland

Earlier this year, I visited Switzerland and, of course, ate my fair share of chocolate. The fabulous tasting tour in Geneva given by a local...
Salmon cakes with tropical fruit salsa

Passover Palate: Recipes to De-stress the Chef

By Jamie Geller / JTA Passover may be the mother of all kitchen yuntifs, but stay cool and don’t stress. Here are some of my...
chicken dish

Passover Palate: Leftover Charoset? Try This Chicken Recipe

By Emanuelle Lee / The Nosher via JTA Charoset is one of the most important food components of the Passover seder. Its intense sweetness symbolizes...
Before and after: Preparing the dough for traditional challah loaves

Opinion | Staying Sane During the Pandemic by Baking Bread

By Stephanie Kutner / JTA As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all tasked with slowing its spread through social isolation. That’s not necessarily a...