Israeli Kitchen

Apple cranberry crisp Israeli KitchenPhoto: Sarah F. Berkowitz

Apple cranberry crisp

A tart and sweet classic dish that’s sure to create fond memories and full bellies.


Culinary News

roasted chicken drumsticks

Why I love sheet pan dinners – and you should, too

These one-pan meal recipes are a lifesaver for busy home chefs searching for easy dinner ideas.

Chef Tal Caspi of Aviv, Portland's vegan Israeli restaurant.

At Portland's Aviv, Israeli cuisine goes green

Chef Tal Caspi's eclectic vegan menu showcases his Mediterranean, Mexican and Argentinian influences.

Gil Hovav is a television host, food journalist, restaurant critic and book author.

Episode 16: Gil Hovav, TV host and food journalist

Often called Israel's first foodie, the eccentric chef talks about his career, his pet peeves and why family food is so important.

whole and sliced figs on a wood background

How to eat figs

From sweet black mission figs to the more delicate Adriatic and Kadota varieties, we're here to fulfill your fig fancy.

spices from All Shuk Up

How a growing food trend is bringing flavors of the Israeli shuk to your kitchen

The classic outdoor market in Jerusalem brings rich flavor and color to the city. And thanks to one company, these flavors and colors can be yours to savor.

green ice cream

Cannabis ice cream flavor gives new meaning to 'sugar high'

It's a nutty concoction created by an ice cream shop owner in Israel. And it's got a lot of people talking.

Sarah Berkowitz explains how to cook for a family that completely covers the culinary spectrum.

A mom's survival guide to a diet-diverse family

One's a pescatarian, one's an ethical vegan, one's allergic to nuts. Our columnist knows how to cook for a family that can't all eat the same thing.

Mezze platter at Cleo restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada

Our guide to the top U.S. restaurants that serve Israeli cuisine

We've rounded up the best places to experience the flavors and freshness of Mediterranean food.

Plating is an exquisite art form at Alenbi, as seen in this beef tartare dish.

Why your next meal needs to be at Alenbi of Brooklyn

This modern Israeli eatery will leave you floating on a 'ridiculously happy culinary cloud.'

Ron Ben-Israel teaches "Cake Decorating and Chocolate Work" on Day 1 of the New York Culinary Experience in New York City.

Episode 10: Ron Ben-Israel, celebrity baker and TV judge

He was discovered by Martha Stewart, judges 'Cake Wars,' and is one of the most sought-after wedding cake designers in the world.

A view of the convention floor at the 2018 Summer Fancy Food Show at Jacob Javits Center in New York.

At the Summer Fancy Food Show, Israel's influence runs deep

The country's culinary creations, from beet-infused couscous to trendy wine water, dotted every corner of the NYC festival.

O. Vine Wine Water is the creation of Israeli entrepreneur Anat Levi.

This water tastes just like wine – and won't give you a hangover

Can an alcohol-free wine be the start of a new beverage category? A conversation with the woman behind the new drink.

products from the fancy food show

New and fun foods we discovered at the Summer Fancy Food Show

These fascinating products could be in your pantry soon.

Falafel variations collage

How to incorporate falafel into every meal

If you're not satisfied with the simple street food version, check out these super-creative variations of falafel from our resident chefs.

extra-virgin olive oil

Is it smart to fry food in olive oil?

I've heard both sides of the argument, and I'm determined to find the answer once and for all.