Hammentaschen
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Hammentaschen Recipe. All Variations

Hammentaschen: The signature triangle-shaped fun Purim cookie. It is shrouded in legend, myth, old-wives tales and folklore: Is it ear-shaped? Is it purse-shaped? Read on!) It is shaped with three points pinched around a jam or other filling.…
Chocolate Halvah Pie
potato latkas
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Crockpot Boneless Lamb Roast Tajine Recipe

Lamb roast is the stuff of dreams to me, and to my Moroccan landsmen. There are no holiday meals without a lamb dish: Lamb chops, lamb shanks or boneless shoulder lamb roast. Forgive this Moroccan a passing vanity: We Sephardis/Moroccans…
Sfenj
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Sfenj. Moroccan Doughnuts Recipe.

Sfenj, Moroccan Doughnuts They were our Sunday Morning treat. And not just on Chanukkah, but year round. For these Delicious Sfenj and many other Chanukkah Treats, and for very useful tips on Frying, please go on my blog post Latkas International:…
babka
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NYC Babka Winner. My Own Babka Recipe. All Variations

Babka and New York City: That endless love affair is no secret. Babka is the ultimate dessert comfort food, Jewish soul food. Mind you, babka mania extends way beyond Jewish homes and Shtibles, and pours into all homes, Jewish or not, European…
chopped liver
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Chopped Liver Recipe. Lighter Variation

Chopped liver, provided it's well made,  shouldn't be treated as... chopped liver. We always confess our love for all things liver as a sort of illicit guilty pleasure.  We grew up eating it quite often, enjoyed it in moderate amounts without…
tsimmis
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Tsimmis Recipe. Tsimmis Loaf Variation

No Tsimmis on Rosh Hashana? Unthinkable! It is the perfect quintessence of all our prayers on a dinner plate: Sweet, strong, deep, spicy, nourishing, delicious. My Tsimmis Recipe is included in my giant Rosh Hashana Recipe and Menu File, with…
chickpea tajine
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Chickpea Tajine Dates and Swiss Chard Recipe

My Chickpea Tajine is chock-full of delicious stuff: Dates, Swiss chard, almonds. Does this sound fabulous and nutritious or what? I just spotted fresh dates! I grin nostalgically at this unusual New York site, as if I had run into a long-lost…
cheese babka
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Cheese Babka Recipe

Cheese babka like this one? You won't find it in any commercial bakery, let me tell you flat out. In this cheese babka, the ricotta filling is wonderful, but you might prefer to use it in combination with farmer cheese, just as long as you…
pomegranate sauce
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Salmon with Pomegranate Sauce Recipe

Pomegranate sauce works beautifully with salmon Sweet-and-sour combinations are a great Sephardi favorite. The onions caramelize play off the vinegar. Another quick and delicious dish, just the way I like it—one pan, one step. I hope…