Food

Gefiltefest 2015: Make it a nosh fest

By Victoria Prever, June 13, 2015

This year's Gefiltefest promises to be the best yet for hungry foodies. Pick the right demonstrations and you'll eat your way from Norway to the Nile.

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I need to feed a Zest for success

By Victoria Prever, June 11, 2015

Scroll to the end of this article for details on how to win a bespoke meal cooked for you by Eran Tibi

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Flavour of the month: now fast-food is healthy, tasty and Middle Eastern

By Victoria Prever, June 4, 2015

Food in a hurry need no longer be fast food - just one more thing we have to thank Israel's travelling chefs for.

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Vive la cuisine française!

By Anthea Gerrie, May 28, 2015

From Manhattan to rural Provence where she is "chief tasting officer" at one of France's top ice-cream parlours, life has taken some interesting turns for bestselling author Elizabeth Bard.

Bard grew up in New York with family Seders packing 35 round the table, but found things very different in France.

"I went from a society where I was surrounded by Jewishness to one where religion is so p

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Tradition bites back

By Stephen Applebaum, May 21, 2015

There used to be thousands of kosher delicatessens in the five boroughs of New York. Today, there are close to 140 Jewish delis in the whole of North America.

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Bringing the Bible back to our plates

By Victoria Prever, May 21, 2015

Foraging and freekeh (an ancient grain) may be new and trendy for foodies round these parts, but both have been on Jerusalem-based chef Moshe Basson's menu for years.

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How on earth did chicken soup become so trendy?

By Victoria Prever, May 14, 2015

If Bubbe was around, her eyebrows would be approaching the ceiling.Our Friday-night favourite, chicken soup, is having a moment. The simplest of foodstuffs has been reinvented as ''must-have'' dish that only elite foodies and trend-setters know about. Except now with a new name.

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Deli life: We’ll have some of what they’re having

By Anthea Gerrie, May 8, 2015

It's been 35 years since When Harry Met Sally, yet it seems we are keener to have some of what she's having than ever before.

Meg Ryan's scene with the turkey sandwich elevated Katz's Deli to lifetime legend status, but until recently, the New York deli seemed destined for extinction.

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Make room for the tastiest day of the year

By Victoria Prever, April 30, 2015

Gefiltefest, now a fixture in the diaries of many Jewish foodies, celebrates its sixth birthday this year with a number of changes.

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California dreaming

By Victoria Prever, April 23, 2015

'Growing up in New York, I always wanted to be a Jewish cowboy," jokes Jeff Morgan, co-author, with wife, Jodie, of The Covenant Kitchen: Food and Wine for the New Jewish Table.

To date, Jeff has included professional saxophonist (leading the band at the Grand Casino in Monaco, no less), shepherd (yes, really), wine writer and winemaker to his CV, but never cowboy.

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