Saturday, October 24, 2020

Food & Wine

Tura Estate Winery Makes ‘Luscious,’ Inspired Israeli Wines

There have only been a few tastings with my group in which every wine tasted was passionately and enthusiastically lauded by every person present. Our recent Netofa tasting was certainly one such instance, but this was again the case with our recent tasting of six wines from Tura Estate Winery, a


The Bakeristor Café Opens in Linden

In New Jersey, when a new kosher restaurant opens and begins to create a buzz, it’s usually based in one of a handful of towns known for kosher dining options. Towns like Elizabeth, East Brunswick, Highland Park, Lakewood, Springfield, Teaneck, and West Orange easily come to mind. So when you learn that


Is the Cosmic Crisp Apple Kosher?

When ancient farming laws meet cutting-edge agriculture.

It’s not often that a fruit gets so much attention.

I can’t remember exactly when and how I heard about it (was it on NPR or Quartz?), but around two years ago I found out about a new apple being


Watch Nosh & Nibble, Cooking Show for Kids, on Kosher.com

(Courtesy of Nosh and Nibble) NOSH & NIBBLE, is the first and only online kosher cooking show for kids, by kids, and about kids. The web series ran in December 2019 and is available for viewing on Kosher.com, along with hundreds of kosher food and lifestyle videos presented by top chefs and experts. The series was cocreated with PJ


BMOB Votes for The Winning Cholent

Yitzi Taber won the Bais Medrash Of Bergenfield (BMOB) annual cholent cook-off, which took place at the Shabbat Chanukah oneg. There were seven contestants in the competition and everyone attending the family oneg voted for which cholent they liked the best.

The award-winning cholent


‘Cooking With Tanya’ Keeps Flavor, Cuts Fat and Sugar

Tanya Rosen, nutritionist, weight loss consultant, personal trainer and retail packaged food developer, has just authored a new book, “Cooking with Tanya,” published by Menucha Publishers (ISBN 978-1-61465-532-9).

“Cooking with Tanya” is a


My Special Pita Chips

Adjust to number of people expected


  • 3 regular-size quartered pita breads
  • ½ cup unsalted margarine, melted
  • 1 t. dry parsley or chervil
  • ½

Hot Winter Soups for a Cold Winter

I love soup—well, most kinds—especially in the cold winter of Jerusalem. So far I have made chicken vegetable, french onion, pareve vegetable and creamy pureed Jerusalem artichoke soups.

Jerusalem artichokes are by far the most interesting. In North America, they are called sunchokes.


Israeli Researchers Are Working to Produce the World’s First ‘Super Wine’

A team of agricultural researchers in northern Israel is attempting to increase the concentration of beneficial compounds in red wine, without affecting the taste.

(JNS) Israeli researchers are attempting to produce the world’s first “super wine” that magnifies the health benefits of


Sender’s Is Smokin’ Hot

Our backyard grills may be in winter hibernation, but the scent of hardwoods and barbecue are in the air at Sender’s Smoke Joint, 190 West Englewood Avenue, Teaneck. With both a smoker and a wood-burning grill, Chef Alexander Remer is turning out smoked veal, brisket, steaks, chops, fried chicken and his


Major Kosher Food News From 2019

(Courtesy of www.Koshertoday.com) Read below for the kosher foodie stories that made headlines this year.

American Dream to Include Kosher Food Court in Mega Mall

With such successful projects as Mall of America and the West


The Other Side of the Cork: Elviwines-Clos Mesorah, a Journey Blending Jewish History and Great Spanish Wine

The opportunity to visit Spain has been a dream of mine for many years. My dream became a reality one evening while discussing wine over dinner. I had an epiphany.

A few weeks later we packed our bags and we were Barcelona bound. Around 1.5-hour drive south of