The Deli Dish

Category: Jewish Specialties

  • Flourless Chocolate Orange Passover Torte

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The classic Zingerman’s dessert for the holiday or any day This terrific dark chocolate torte has been part of our Passover offerings in the ZCoB … Continued

  • Consider the Matzo Ball

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A prerequisite at many American Ashkenazi Passover meals For many Americans, April is the start of baseball season. For many American Jews, it’s also the … Continued

  • The Deli’s Recipe for Noodle Kugel

    Often included as a part of an abundant Rosh Hashanah feast, our Noodle Kugel is a year-round favorite. The recipe is a Deli classic—Ari got it from his grandmother, and … Continued

  • Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year

    Celebrating the High Holiday with Special Dishes A clean slate, a fresh start. There’s no time like the New Year for a healthy dose of optimism. Rosh Hashanah, known as … Continued

  • Flodni at The Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The traditional Jewish pastry that’s made its way into Hungarian hearts While very few people in the U.S. will have heard of flodni, in Budapest their acclaim … Continued

  • Hamantaschen Season at the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The very popular Purim pastry and a donation to Ukraine relief If you didn’t already know, Erev Purim starts on the evening of Monday, March 6. … Continued

  • Latkes–Golden Fried Potato Pancakes

    Crispy potato latkes for Hanukkah, or to satisfy your next potato pancake craving! Learn about the history of latkes and those we make at the Deli.

  • Introducing Hebel & Co

    Authentic artisan halva made in Los Angeles Halva, or halvah (or halwa… or any number of other spellings!), is a delicious confection that originated in the Middle East. We’re particularly … Continued

  • 3 Kosher Questions, Answered

    It’s no secret that the Deli has Jewish roots, and you might even know that some of our traditional Jewish recipes come from the grandmothers of our co-founders, Paul Saginaw … Continued

  • Buckwheat Honey Cake from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A sweet Jewish New Year’s tradition Eating honey at Rosh Hashanah is a traditional way to ring in a “sweet new year.” As Arthur Schwartz wrote in Arthur Schwartz’s … Continued

  • Caraway Rye from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Jewish Rye the way it would have been 100 years ago In a previous Ari’s Top 5, I referenced the work of Anzia Yezierska, the late … Continued