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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Food & Wine

Scenes from Kosherfest 2019

Kosherfest, the annual trade show for the kosher food industry, took place on November 12 and 13 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus. It’s where established companies introduce new products to stay current, overseas producers with experience in their home countries look to

Top Nine Reasons Why You Should Eat Like an Israeli

Hummus, tomato-cucumber salad, extra-virgin olive oil … these and other staple foods on virtually every Israeli table undoubtedly helped propel the country to No. 1 on a new ranking of countries with the lowest rate of diet-related deaths worldwide and No. 10 on the 2019 Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index.

Michael Solomonov and JNF Plan New Food-Tech, Kosher Culinary Arts Center in Kiryat Shmona

Two of today’s most well-known chefs are about to revolutionize the world of food production and culinary education—especially kosher culinary education—in Israel. The Jewish National Fund-USA is creating a new “food-tech ecosystem” in Kiryat Shmona, in the northern Galilee,

Superb Shakshuka

One of the superstars of the famed hearty Israeli breakfast is shakshuka, a poached egg dish in spicy tomato sauce.

Shakshuka Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ red

The Diet Fantasy Makes Dieting Easy

If you’re looking to lose weight and food preparation has you sidetracked, The Diet Fantasy could be the answer. Subscribers to The Diet Fantasy receive customized meal plans created by highly qualified nutritionists who evaluate each client’s personal information and develop a meal plan consistent with individual

Delicious Pasta Recipe From My Kosher Jerusalem Kitchen

Every time I do a food column, I look up its history, and I am constantly fascinated by what I learn. Pasta is unleavened semolina mixed with water or eggs and formed into various shapes. It became popular as a North American food with the Italian immigration at the beginning of the 20th century.

Back in Black: The Forgotten Radish

For every exalted dish in the Jewish culinary canon—every blintz and brisket, boureka and bimuleo—there are many others that have been all but forgotten. Black radish salad is one of those dishes. Those who know it, a luscious relish of grated black radishes and onion mixed with schmaltz, adore it. But the old world dish has

Enjoy Delicious Fall Fruit Sauces

By Sybil Kaplan

As summer winds down, although my favorite fall and winter fruits are apples, I know I will miss the fruit we have had, such as peaches, nectarines, plums and grapes. Before they leave the market, here are some yummy sauces to serve over ice cream, cake or pancakes.

Hot Peach Sauce

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Blood Orange Pomegranate Salad

By Chaia Frishman/kosher.com

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 10-oz. bag mesclun salad mix
  • 1 cup pomegranate arils
  • 2 blood oranges, peeled and

De La Rosa Raspberry Vinegar Wins Best in Category at Kosherfest

(Courtesy of De La Rosa Foods) De La Rosa Real Foods & Vineyards proudly announced that its 100% Organic Raw Unfiltered Raspberry Vinegar won the «Best in Spices, Oils & Vinegars» category at the Kosherfest 2019 New Product Competition held Thursday, Oct. 3. Hundreds of kosher-certified products competed for

My Favorite Fall/Winter Cookies Using Chocolate Chips

Chocolate chips were created with the invention of chocolate chip cookies in 1937 when Ruth Graves Wakefield of the Toll

From Sukkot to Simchat Torah, the Party Goes On

The two holidays on the Jewish calendar symbolizing simcha (joy) the most—Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret-Simchat Torah—are coming upon us. They are indeed referred to in our machzorim as Zman Simchateinu, as the time of our joy. These holidays being attached to one another make it the longest holiday in the Jewish calendar. For