Sarah F. Berkowitz

Sarah F. Berkowitz

Sarah F. Berkowitz was born in Jerusalem, raised in Detroit, and currently lives in Atlanta with her Manhattan born and bred husband. Her dream of becoming a psychologist was traded in for a laptop and chef’s hat when she decided to pursue her passion for writing and food. Sarah enjoys cooking, trying to get food to stay still for a good shot, and convincing her kids that they’re really lucky to have a chef as a mom. They’re still waiting for dinner.

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Apple and Pear's house salad dressing

The original recipe from Israeli restaurant owner and chef Gionatan Ottolenghi is yours for the trying.

Creamy shiitake and shallot soup

Organic mushrooms and amino acids make this creamy soup both medicinal and heart-warming.

Za'atar and sumac roasted cauliflower

A whole head of cauliflower is brushed with savory Mediterranean spices and baked to tender perfection.

7 gorgeous garnishes you can make at home

Don't just leave fancy garnishes to the experts. Learn to make them at home, with these tips.

From food truck to fine dining: How one Israeli chef is upping the ante

Known for his popular Chubby Chickpea food truck, Avi Shemtov is upping his culinary game with the launch of Simcha, an elegant Israeli restaurant in the Boston area.

How to prep a week of soups in under an hour

We provide the shopping list, tips and recipes to make winter food prep easy and fun.

Not a foodie? Here's how to inspire yourself to cook

Break through the block and fight fears of failure with these tips for cooking that anyone can use.

Healthier fudge brownies with hazelnut cream

Rich, chocolatey texture for your tastebuds, vegan and gluten-free ingredients for your body.

How to make baharat, the spice darling of Israeli cuisine

This multi-spice blend gives many Mediterranean dishes their exotic flavor profile.

The top food trends you're craving in 2019

The fun, the funky, the ... fermented? Here are some notable foods that are on trend for this year.

Sweet potato toast

A fun, nutritious and gluten-free alternative to workaday wheat toast.

My international culinary journey at the Israeli shuk

The Jerusalem marketplace offers a cornucopia of authentic foods from around the world.

The many ways to enjoy jackfruit

The largest fruit in the world has vegans and foodies around the globe cooking up all kinds of inventive and meatless recipes.

Raspberry jackfruit muffins

These swoon-worthy muffins are filled with tangy raspberries and tropical ripe jackfruit

A year in food: Israeli Kitchen’s can't miss highlights of 2018

This triumphant food trend is captivating hearts and bellies all over the world. And it's made for quite an exciting year in our Kitchen.