Most American Jews are of Eastern European descent, which means their charoset is made from apples, walnuts, sweet wine and cinnamon. The traditional Passover food varies widely from other regions and contains different ingredients. Alix Wall spoke with three Bay Area home cooks who shared their unique family recipes.
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food history and celebrities | Mar 25, 2015Posted by NPR Food
Henry Heinz was big into pickles before ketchup came along. James Kraft gave the world American cheese. (Ironically, he was Canadian.) Now, two companies that revamped how we eat will become one.
bay area | Mar 25, 2015
Tender Greens’ Sustainable Life Project Helps Former Foster Kids Gain Experience in the Culinary IndustryPosted by Alix Wall
Foster kids who age out of the system are often at risk of becoming homeless. One restaurant chain is trying to do something about it.
farmers and farms | Mar 25, 2015Posted by NPR Food
Researchers in Colombia have created new types of beans that can withstand high heat. Many of these "heat-beater" beans resulted from a unique marriage, 20 years ago, of tradition and technology.
beverages | Mar 25, 2015Posted by NPR Food
A recent lawsuit raised a red flag about traces of arsenic in some lower-cost California wines. But, by European and Canadian standards, the trace levels are acceptable.
farmers markets | Mar 24, 2015Posted by NPR Food
A respected scientific group says that glyphosate, also known as Roundup, is "probably carcinogenic to humans." Yet the actual risks — which are mainly to farmers, not consumers — remain uncertain.
asian food and drink | Mar 24, 2015Posted by NPR Food
What's behind the curious food fad of mukbang, or live-streamed broadcasts of people eating endless amounts of food? The genre is so popular in South Korea that its stars pull in $10,000 a month.
bay area | Mar 24, 2015Posted by Shelby Pope
Two new Berkeley cafes offer the latest drink trends.
Bay Area Bites Food + Drink | Mar 23, 2015Posted by Angela Johnston
What if you want to become a better cook-- without shelling out thousands of dollars for culinary school? Here’s a sample of four cooking apps and online services that do more than just provide recipes.
beverages | Mar 23, 2015Posted by NPR Food
Some see the move as a reaction to widespread criticism of the company's push to start candid conversations about race in its stores. But Starbucks says the move had nothing to do with the backlash.