Joan Nathan

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.

Tale of Two Treats

Schnecken and rugelach, though often mistaken for each other and both delicious examples of Jewish baking, are pastries with distinct histories and routes to American popularity

On the Towns

Burekas in Florida, hummus in L.A., and elegant Israeli cuisine in Philadelphia: ferreting out the unexpected at restaurants around the country

Family Ties

Football, food, and the importance of tradition

Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous

Searching for Jewish cooking in France

Turkish Delights

The mighty culinary reach of the Ottoman Empire

Kitchen Conversions

Intermarried couples must learn new holiday recipes and traditions

Seeing Red

For some people, the best thing about summer is the tomatoes

Executive Dish

Noshing at the White House, last month and through the years

Dairy Heirs

Shavuot and cheese, past and present

Stations of the Fork

A tour of restaurants in the Holy Land

Paste Test

Comparing charosets—the date, nut, and wine concoction that sweetens the seder

Friday Night Wonderland

Making Palestinian chicken and Moroccan challah for a Shabbat dinner with Alice Waters

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