The Deli Dish

  • Making Jewish Chop Suey for a Summer Supper

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews  An easy-to-assemble Jewish-American seasonal salad! This simple dish, also known as “Farmer’s Chop Suey,” is, to my vegetable-centric taste, terrific! Although it was a mainstay … Continued

  • The Magical Flavors of Muscovado Brown Sugar

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews  The not-so-secret ingredient in so many ZCoB classics In “A Taste of Zingerman’s Food Philosophy,” I detail the philosophical values and beliefs that underlie all … Continued

  • Swedish Fish From Scandinavia

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews  Super tasty artisan confectionery Sweden just formally joined NATO. These artisan Swedish gummies are for sale at the Deli! The presence of the gummies is … Continued

  • Saragolla Pasta from Rustichella

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews  Fantastic full flavor from an ancient wheat As you probably know, I’m a big pasta person. We eat pasta at our house three or four … Continued

  • Rhubarb Pie from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A sure sign that summer is in full swing! As we roll into summer, we’ve hit that wonderful—if all too brief—window when we have enough local … Continued

  • Noor Fès Olive Oil from Morocco

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Delicate and delicious new oil at the Deli If you’re looking for a lovely new olive oil to enhance the quality of your cooking and eating, … Continued

  • Kenya Kiawamururu Coffee

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A lovely Roaster’s Pick for the summer months I’ve been waiting many months for this coffee to hit our counters. While I’m big on Brazilian brew, … Continued

  • Hungarian Paprika from the Hodi Family

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A new arrival in Ann Arbor from the south of Hungary I’m excited to say that, after many months of waiting (pandemic-induced ordering issues, etc.), we’ve … Continued

  • Chestnut Honey and Parmigiano Reggiano

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews One of my favorite desserts! The Irish theologian John O’Donohue wrote, “The earth is full of thresholds where beauty awaits the wonder of our gaze.” This … Continued

  • Radish and Harissa Salad to Make at Home

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Spicy summer salad you can put together in a matter of 10 minutes One of my favorite spring vegetables, there’s little so tasty as a fresh, … Continued

  • The Loveliness of Long Pepper

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews An inspiring spice from Indonesia As many of you will already know, I have a deep devotion and great love for the terrific Tellicherry black pepper … Continued