Dietary Management

12 Food Blogs to Find Traditional and Modern Jewish Recipes

Whether you’re Jewish, a family member or a friend is Jewish, or you’d simply like to understand a different culture through food, you’ll find several blogs you can browse for Jewish recipes! 

Food is such a beautiful way to experience and develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of all of the unique cultures that exist in our world, whether it’s our own culture or someone else’s. All of us take great pride in our cultures and traditions, and allowing someone to share that with you through food is truly where we can all connect.

We believe food has many beautiful roles in your life, and tradition, culture, celebration, and enjoyment are all part of that.

In this list, you’ll find bloggers with traditional recipes, many Kosher, and you’ll also find a few blogs with vegan and gluten-free, options for those of you who need to follow a special diet.

What we love about each of these bloggers is that they celebrate their culture, which cultivates such a beautiful and positive experience around food.

1. Rebekah Lowin

Rebekah makes a whimsical, sophisticated take on Jewish holiday foods. What we love about her blog is that she also has tons of craft project ideas and elevated Jewish home décor inspiration. She focuses on the entire meal and celebration experience, which makes sharing a meal together with all the more enjoyable and also enhances the appreciation of Judaism.

Must-Try Recipes: Mini Rugelach Cereal and Jewish Holiday Cookie Box

Where to Find Her Recipes: Website | Instagram 

2. What Jew Want to Eat by Amy Kritzer

Dietary Style: Kosher-style with recipe categories for vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free Jewish recipes

On What Jew Want to Eat, you’ll find classic Jewish recipes with a modern twist in technique and ingredients. She also runs an online Jewish gift store with her brother.

Must-Try Recipes: Fried Pickle Latkes With Everything Bagel Ranch and Gluten-Free Chicken Lemon Rice Matzo Ball Soup 

Where to Find Her Recipes: Sweet Noshings Cookbook | Website | Instagram 


Dietary style: Vegan 

Maddie shares many recipes that are based on Jewish culture and in celebration of Jewish holidays. If you’re looking for more plant-based recipe ideas to celebrate your Jewish heritage, she provides so many delicious options, including several delicious variations of Challah!

She also shares recipes that she enjoys and her approach to her recipes is all about making everyone find a little bit of fun and comfort in the kitchen. She even breaks up her recipes by beginner, intermediate, and advance so you can find recipes that align with your comfort level!

Must-try recipes: Easy Vegan Sufganiyot (Hanukkah Jelly-Filled Donuts) and Easy Vegan Challah 

Where to find her recipes:  Website | Instagram 

4. May I Have That Recipe by Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox

Dietary Style: Kosher, vegan and vegetarian, gluten-free options

Sisters Vicky and Ruth came together to form this blog, inspired by their rich background of what they call, “Jewish-Lebanese-now American Spaniards.” You’ll not only find Kosher and high holiday recipes, but you’ll also find flavors that blend together their unique background, making their recipes unique and comforting.

Must-try recipes: Tahini Cookies and Sweet Basmati Rice with Carrots & Raisins

Where to find their recipes: Tahini and Tumeric Cookbook | Website | Instagram

5. Gather a Table by Sina Mizrahi 

Sina draws most of her inspiration from her Middle Eastern and Israeli background and that means a lot of flavor and fresh herbs in everything. What we love about Sina is she always emphasizes how food and tradition is a means of connection.

Must-Try Recipes: Zucchini Latkes With Za’atar Sour Cream and Fennel and Lemon Pepper Salmon Squares

Where to Find Her Recipes: Website | Instagram 

6. Cooking in Heels by Shushy Shine

Dietary Style: Kosher

Cooking in Heels is a great blog to explore because Shushy’s style doesn’t follow and singular genre or cuisine. She focuses on discovering ingredients, techniques, and ingredients recipes out there and ensuring that that can be made Kosher. Many of her recipes are inspired by Asian and Middle Eastern flavors.

Must-Try Recipes: Simanim Chicken and Almond Chocolate Chunk Biscotti

Where to Find Her Recipes: Website | Instagram 

7. Busy in Brooklyn by Chanie Apfelbaum

Dietary Style: Kosher

Busy in Brooklyn is a Kosher blog that does a beautiful job of putting a modern spin on traditional recipes, with a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients with the occasional indulgence for holidays and celebrations. What we love about Chanie’s approach is that it’s all inspired by Kosher guidelines, without ever feeling limited.

Must-Try Recipes: {Falatkes} Falafel Latkes with Harissa Tahini and 

Where to Find Her Recipes: Millennial Kosher Cookbook | Website | Instagram 

8. My Name is Yeh by Molly Yeh

The My Name is Yeh blog is so unique because Molly, the creator brings so many different elements of her life together to inspire her recipes including her Chinese and Jewish roots, travels, mother, time spent living in New York, her Midwest surroundings, the seasons, and the 90s. You know that you’re going to have fun reading her blog and trying her recipes after that!

She also lives on a farm, which aligns so well with our philosophy at Nutrition Stripped to connect with nature and appreciate where your food comes from.

You can also find her on Girl Meets Far on the Food Network!

Must-Try Recipes: Noodle Kugel With Cardamom and Apples and Spring Veggie White Matzo Lasagna

Where to Find Her Recipes: Cookbook | Website | Instagram 

9. Kosher Like Me by Liz Rueven

Dietary Style: Kosher, mostly vegetarian 

Kosher Like Me is a kosher blog filled with fresh flavors rooted in tradition. The community is largely flexitarians who want to eat thoughtfully prepared, properly grown and ethically sourced, delicious food. Because of her emphasis on Kosher and vegetarian recipes, you’ll often find her using seasonal and locally grown produce, supporting local farmers, and honoring nature (which we love!).

Must-Try Recipes: Artichoke Gruyere Tart and
Sizzling Brussels Sprouts with Bourbon/Mustard Dipping Sauce

Where to Find Her Recipes: Website | Instagram 

10. One Sarcastic Baker by Dikla (Dee) Frances 

One Sarcastic baker is the place to go if you’re looking for beautiful Jewish baked goods from bread to cookies and Challah. You’ll also find plenty of other baked goods to inspire you throughout the year

Must-Try Recipes: Fig Cake With Oat Crust and Almond Mandel Bread

Where to Find Her Recipes:  Website | Instagram 

11. Kosher in the Kitch by Nina Safar

Dietary Style: Kosher

Creator Nina Safar focuses on making Kosher cooking as easy and simple as possible so you can find tasty recipes to enjoy, without it feeling overwhelming. She also loves to play with traditional recipes and give them a modern makeover.

Must-Try Recipes: Sweet Noodle Kugel Muffins from The Simply Kosher Cookbook and Broiled Salmon with Mustard Dill Sauce

Where to Find Her Recipes:  Simply Kosher Cookbook | Website | Instagram 

12. The Nosher edited by Shannon Sarna

Food plays a crucial role in Jewish life, and The Nosher covers it all from holiday recipes to Jewish restaurant trends to tips on the best new Jewish and Israeli foods at Trader Joe’s.

What we love about The Nosher is it is a food website dedicated to sharing Jewish recipes from several different recipe developers, chefs, and bloggers, allowing you to constantly discover new people to follow!

Must-Try Recipes: Roasted Butternut Squash With Orange Tahini, Walnuts, and Za’atar Recipe and 57 Shabbat Dinner Recipes You’re Going to Love

Where to Find the Recipes: Website | Instagram 

How to Find Your Favorite Jewish Recipes

Now that you have a few new websites to explore for Jewish recipes, bookmark a couple that looks most exciting to you to try whether for Shavuot, one of the High Holidays, or a weeknight meal.

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