Trying several varieties of forshmak on a recent trip to Ukraine sent me back to my own kitchen, trying to recreate the recipe for minced herring my grandmother used to make
Under communism, Soviet Jews ate plov, pork-laden sosiski, and ‘herring under fur coat.’ But does that make those dishes ‘Jewish food’?
For two years, Pini Gorelick has been leading private tours of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox neighborhood, including Thurday night’s ‘cholent scene’
When differing directives collide at the dinner table
Whisky Jewbilee boasted curated brews and a cholent, herring, and kugel bar
For 30 years, I turned up my nose at my dad’s favorite fish. Then I tried it, and finally understood its briny appeal.
How schnapps, herring, and bowtie cookies became standard fare in shul—and why they’re making a comeback
A Windy City Jewish tradition for 50 years—bagels and lox, delivered to your door—may soon disappear
As the North Sea catch hits the States, the traditional pairing of jarred herring and schnapps makes way for refinement