Philacatessen

chickpeas in a bowl

Philacatessen | Pan-Roasted Chickpeas

I may be late to the pan-roasted chickpea party. My college-aged daughter clued me in to them recently, and I’ve become quite a fan. This...
granola

Philacatessen | Sharon’s Granola

In general, I’m not a huge consumer of granola. I always saw it as a lot of calories for something that resembled birdseed. Until last...
Sushi at Umi Sushi and Seafood

Philacatessen | Umi Sushi and Seafood Offers Plenty at Reading Terminal Market

Umi Sushi and Seafood, the sparkly new place at Reading Termnial Market, is the brainchild of local Chef Yong Kim and Suzi Kim of...
Gefilte fish flower

Philacatessen | Plating Instagram-Worthy Gefilte Fish

As we saw in last week’s Jewish Exponent food column, Boni Wolf is a balabusta of the first order. She is also creative and...
Salad with tuna, chickpeas and tomato

Philacatessen | Salad for Dinner

In the midst and the aftermath of the High Holidays, there’s an awful lot of rich, delicious food consumed. And, of course, there’s an...
a frittata with tomatoes and herbs

Philacatessen | Baked Tricolore Frittata

This dish, like many of my creations, came together as a result of a rather bare pantry and a hungry family. It was a busy...
Peach crisp

Philacatessen | Late-Season Peach Crisp

As we move into fall, we say a fond farewell to summer fruits. The last few weeks of the harvesting season for peaches and plums...
Chickpea patties

Philacatessen | Vegan Meal for Omnivores: Chickpea Patties

We are not a vegan household by a long shot, but we recognize the value of plant-based eating for the health of ourselves and...
challah

Philacatessen | Challah From Chef Jeremy Gross’ Mom

Chef Jeremy Gross of the acclaimed Olly Restaurant was featured in the Jewish Exponent’s Sept. 19 issue. During the interview, he extolled his mom’s cooking...
slice of honeydew

Philacatessen | Honeydew Arugula Salad With Pickled Onion Dressing

Melons are at their late summer peak now — enjoy them while you can, for too soon they will be gone. I have been overdosing...