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Middle East


An Israeli Apricot Cake with an Austro-Hungarian Soul
From the Bronx to Virginia to the Village: The Cake that Keeps on Giving

The Russian Dumplings to Fall in Love Over
Aunt Renee's Signature Chicken Soup

Bracha's Bulgarian Spinach Patties in Lemon Sauce
There's No Life Without Agristada
The Bulgarian Grandmother With the Golden Touch

An Israeli Baker Finds His Danish Roots

An Ethiopian Bread Finds a Home on an Istarli Kibbutz

An Egyptian Stew for your Best Beach Day
Whan a Grandmother's Memory Inspired a Hit Restaurant

The Brisket that Traveled from Europe to Philadelphia and Back to Stockholm
Cool Down with Peter Hoffman's Summer Dinner Menu
The Dishes That Mark the High Holidays for Joan Nathan

An Eggplant Casserole That's Full of Memories
A cookie That's Coffee's Best Friend

The Hungarian Crepe Cake that Survived WWII

A Persian Sweet to Break the Yom Kippur Fast
Maheen's Persian Herbed Omlette
A Quintessential Persian Stew

An Iraqi Purim Tradition Lives On - Courtesy of a Grandaughter
When Your Father Shares a Name with a National Dish
The Iraqi Shabbat Recipe That Disappeared For Years - And Finally Returned
Preserving a Kurdish recipe, One Kubbeh at a Time

A Persian Sweet to Break the Yom Kippur Fast
Maheen's Persian Herbed Omlette
A Quintessetial Persian Stew

Pomelo Canies from Israel's Days of Austerity
A 9th Generation Jerusalem Family Shares Their Cholent Recipe
The Grilling Tradition of Israel's Independence Day
The North African Fish Recipe That Makes Chef Nir Feller Feel at Home

The Lithuanian Gefilte Fish From a Grandmother She Never Knew

A Hard Earned Recipe for Spicy Moroccan Fish
Cooking Without Fire - Spicy Moroccon Crudo
A Quicker Take on a Slow-Cooked Chicken Stew
Fish Cigars for Rosh Hashanah
Sukkah Dining: Moroccan Fava Bean Soup with Harissa
Memories of Morocco: Pastela + Tomato Salad

Blitzes Worthy of Bohemians
The Last Family Recipe from Poland
A Soup From Poland Travels Thousands of Miles - Only to Return Home
The Fruit Compote That Defines One Family's Seder

The Romanian Citrus Honey Cake That Remains

Six Generations of Coleslaw Makers
The Russian Picnic Tradition a Family Smuggled Out of the USSR
Russian Cherry Cake and Kompot Recipes to Use Up Summer's Bounty
The Cold Borscht That Marks the Start of a Soviet Summer
The Infused Vodka That Fuels One Cook's Way Through Burning Man

Wrap Up the Summer with Stuffed Grape Leaves
The Syrian Passover Soup That Came to Brooklyn
How a Syrian 'Laundry Day' Menu Made Its Way to Brooklyn
A Lamb Recipe From Aleppo Finds New Life in Mexico City

Taste of Tunisia by Way of Israel
How a Humble Tunisian Family Recipe Landed in One of New York's Finest Restaurants
Keeping a Couscous Tradition Alive - Even When There's No Couscous in Sight

Ziona's Turkish Bourekas
This Dessert from Izmir is Best for Breakfast

Sonya Sanford's Mondern LA Inspired Tzimmes
Alison Roman's Family Brunch: Gravlax + Matzo Brei

United States
A Gravlax Recipe That Arrived by Mail
Schmaltzy Spotlight/ Stacey Harwood-Lehman: The Case for Cooking and Kasha in time of Crisis
The Latke King from Hanukkah Heights
Reconsidering a Hanukkah Classic
A New Genereation of Pastrami Rises
The Strudel that Arrived in a Shoebox
A Texas-Born Baker Blends Her Frensh Pastry Traiing With Jewish Tradition
A Pastry Chef Reimagines His Grandmother's Challah
How a Jersey Boy Became a 'Chief Pickler'

A Break Fast Meal from Yemen
A Bread Tradition Carried 1,500 Miles to Israel