Joan Nathan is Tablet Magazine’s food columnist and the author of 10 cookbooks including Quiches, Kugels and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France.
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A Sweet Way to Ring in Thanksgiving

It’s not quite a cake, not quite a kugel. But this carrot ring, a classic Midwestern recipe from the 1950s, is worthy of a spot on your holiday table.

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How to Have a Sweet New Year—Moroccan Style

Over apples and honey? This Rosh Hashanah, cook with carrots to symbolize your hopes for the coming year.

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The Tart That Went Around the World

How to make a raspberry-filled Polish dessert that’s journeyed across international borders

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Brazil in a Bowl

Just in time for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, cook up this rich Brazilian fish stew

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Life Is a (Soup) Bowl of Cherries

How to make a chilled Hungarian soup that’s perfect for summer

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How To Make ‘Eggplant Caviar’

This Azerbaijani vegetarian salad is a harbinger of summer anywhere in the world

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How Is This Cheesecake Different From All Other Cheesecakes?

It’s kosher for Passover. So, forget that dry sponge cake and that can of macaroons. Here’s a Lithuanian dessert that’ll make you wish the holiday lasted for more than eight days.

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How To Make a New Kind of Black-and-White Cookie

A French twist on a New York classic

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How To Make a Salad That Brings Together the Flavors of Ancient Israel

Filled with figs, dates, pomegranates, and olives, it’s perfect for Tu B’Shevat—or any time of year

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How To Put a Syrian Spin on Your Hanukkah Feast

Make a batch of keftes—sweet-and-sour Syrian meatballs with cherries and tamarind

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Beef Up Your Pumpkin

While your neighbors are using theirs to make jack o’ lanterns for Halloween, put yours to better use—fill it with a rich Argentinian stew

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How To Make a Rosh Hashanah Dessert That’s Not Just Apples and Honey

Video: Use a different ‘new fruit’ and try this Italian plum tart

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How To Make Stuffed Grape Leaves, an Ancient Treat That Crosses Borders

Video: With a splash of lemon juice and a blend of cinnamon, cardamom, and currants, this Armenian recipe is perfect for summer

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How To Make Fessenjan, a Sweet and Savory Persian Stew

Video: Pomegranates, turmeric, and ground walnuts evoke the flavors of the old Silk Road

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How To Make Tchav, a Chilled Soup That’s Perfect for Shavuot

Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer

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How To Make ‘Brik,’ a Tunisian Treat That’s the Toast of Paris

Video: Fry up these savory snacks at home, and make your own spicy harissa for dipping

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How To Make Guava Mandelbrot, a Cuban Twist on a Jewish Classic

Video: The Old World meets the New World in one delicious cookie

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How To Make Jerusalem Artichoke Soup, a Perfect Antidote to Winter’s Chill

Vegetarian. Vegan. Kosher. Whatever. It’s cold outside. Have some soup. You’ll feel better.

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How To Make the Ultimate Chopped Liver

Video: Grab the schmaltz, and don’t skimp on the onions when you’re making this uniquely Jewish dish

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Remembering a Jewish Food Giant

Gil Marks, scholar and author of Encyclopedia of Jewish Food, dies at 62

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How To Make the Ultimate Turkey and Stuffing for Thanksgiving

Video: Make a traditional American holiday feast, with a recipe for stuffing that brings Jewish flavors to the table

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How To Make Middle Eastern Stuffed Vegetables

Video: Filled with warm rice and unexpected spices, they’re perfect for a cool autumn night—as a side dish or vegetarian entree

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How To Make Gefilte Fish That Your Guests Will Actually Want To Eat

Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.

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How To Turn Tomatoes Into an Italian Treat That Tastes Like Candy

Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.

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London Gorges at Gefiltefest

Ottolenghi protégés dazzle as the city’s Jewish food scene continues to bloom

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How To Make a Salad That Captures the Smoky Flavors of the Mediterranean

Video: It starts with a simple grilled eggplant, but the toppings—pomegranate seeds, feta, and tahini—make it a sophisticated dish

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How To Make Sacher Torte, the Legendary Dessert With a Jewish Pedigree

Video: Try this simple recipe for Vienna’s iconic chocolate treat, and make your own apricot jam to top it off

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How To Make Salyanka, a Hearty Georgian Stew With Beef and Red Peppers

Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.

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How To Make Yemenite Chicken Soup, the Hot and Spicy Cure for the Common Cold

Video: Of course you love your grandmother’s matzo-ball soup. But try this recipe if you prefer something with a bit of a kick.

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The Simple Way To Make the Ultimate ‘Burekas’

Video: Baking these crispy triangular pastries, filled with spinach and feta cheese, doesn’t have to be a hassle

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