Tender, melt-in-your-mouth brisket is the perfect main course for a holiday celebration. Best of all? You can prepare it in advance!
Learn to make potato knishes, that favorite Jewish deli snack, at home. You can even spread out the work over a few days.
Chocolate Babka, a Jewish bakery favorite, is a sweet dessert bread with swirls of chocolate through it. Make it at home!
Matzo Ball Soup
Matzo ball soup is a classic Jewish deli dish that everyone finds comforting – no matter what your background! Get my secret to fluffy matzo balls that are even better than the ones from the deli.
Cheese Blintzes are perfect for a special brunch and can be made in sweet or more savory versions.
Jewish Holiday Foods
Jewish holidays often call for specific, special foods. Learn about the major celebrations and what holiday foods you can expect to find.
What Is Jewish Food?
Jewish food and culture span the globe making the cuisine hard to pin down. Let’s take a look at what can be considered Jewish food.
Hamantaschen are wonderful, jam-filled cookies that are popular for Purim. Find out more about these tasty treats.
about the contributor:Emily Paster
A lawyer turned food writer, Emily Paster brings passion, a sharp intellect and attention to detail to her globally-inspired, Jewish cuisine. She is the author of four cookbooks, including the best-selling Epic Air Fryer Cookbook. Her latest book is Instantly Mediterranean: Vibrant Satisfying Recipes for Your Instant Pot, Electric Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer. Emily lives outside Chicago with her husband and two ravenous teenagers. Find more of Emily’s recipes on her blog West of the Loop.
Learn to make rugelach, a delicate flaky cookie filled with jam, nuts and dried fruit. This is one of the most beloved Jewish desserts.
Introduction to Jewish Foods
Get excited about our new series on Jewish Foods from expert Emily Paster! From beef brisket to matzoh ball soup, there’s something for everyone.
How to Make Kosher Dill Pickles
Learn to make traditional kosher dill pickles – just you like you find at a Jewish deli – using the ancient yet approachable technique of fermentation.