Saturday, December 07, 2019

Food & Wine

Kosherfest Showcases New Kosher Products

On November 12 and 13, the kosher food industry gathered at the Meadowlands Exposition Center, in Secaucus, New Jersey, for Kosherfest 2019, North America’s only B2B (business to business) trade event custom tailored for the kosher food and beverage industry. According to its website,

Scenes From Kosherfest 2019

Kosherfest, the annual trade show for the kosher food industry, took place on November 12 and 13 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus.  It’s where established companies introduce new products to stay current, overseas producers with experience in

My Favorite Fall/Winter Cookies Using Chocolate Chips

By Sybil Kaplan

Chocolate chips were created with the invention of chocolate chip cookies in 1937 when Ruth Graves Wakefield of the Toll House Inn in the town of Whitman, Massachusetts, added cut-up chunks of a semi-sweet Nestlé chocolate bar to a cookie recipe. The cookies were a huge success,

Blood Orange Pomegranate Salad

Ingredients

  • Salad 
  • 1 10-oz. bag mesclun salad mix 
  • 1 cup pomegranate arils 
  • 2 blood oranges, peeled and sliced 

Netofa’s Offbeat, Wonderful ‘First Fruits’ of the Season

Netofa Winery, located in the Galilee in the foothills of Mount Tabor, is again being imported to the U.S. after a three year absence. Its availability has caused considerable excitement among the members of our wine tasting group, and not one of us left our tasting without a newfound joy in tasting wine and true

The Other Side of the Cork: Psâgot Winery — History Makes History Again

Psâgot winery is certainly a household name for anyone who drinks kosher wine. There is a remarkable range of wines in the portfolio that appeal to every palate and price point. The winery, which lies outside Ramallah and north of Jerusalem, produces more than 350,000 bottles of wine

Just in Time for the Holidays, Roasted Carrot Soup With Coriander

Looking to serve a delicious soup for Rosh Hashanah, but want something a little different? Try this roasted carrot soup. Coriander adds a distinctly autumnal flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil, divided

Run, Don’t Walk, to Passaic’s Great Falls Bistro

The best kept secret in not just New Jersey, but all of the tri-state area, is about to become public knowledge, and when everyone you know starts talking about it, you can say that you heard it here first.

I’m talking about Great Falls Bistro at

STAR-K Food Service Kashrus Training Seminar Is Worth the Trip

Shai and Maayan Ben-Eli traveled the farthest—5,863 miles from Yerushalayim—to attend the STAR-K Food Service Kashrus Training Seminar held in the agency’s Baltimore offices, August 5-7. The Ben-Elis are being groomed not only as STAR-K mashgichim for their upcoming move to Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), India, but as

Understanding Bordeaux Wine – Part I: The Secrets of Pomerol

Several months ago, the most recent issue of “DiVine Magazine” published an article written by yours truly, focusing on my visit to the kosher wine producing Chateaux in Bordeaux. Discussing my journey was essentially about relating my experience exploring ancient castles and mansions, which have been

Flam Winery, a Family Affair

The foundation of the Flam family business and culture are not an anomaly when it comes to the typical picture of a family business.

It’s the same old story of a man, his wife and children following in his footsteps to establish a

The Kosher Wines From La Mancha

It might seem like an impossible dream. Moises and Anna Cohen live in Spain, in Catalonia’s Monsant region, and they are among the first Sephardic Jews to own land in that country since the Inquisition. Not only do they live and work in Spain, but since 2003, they have owned a business, making high quality kosher wine; certified

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