Tag Archives: Jewish cuisine


Matzah Pizza: Jewish Folk Cuisine

Context: I invited the informant to my dorm room at USC to work on the project collaboratively. He sat down next to me, and we began having a conversation about the passover holiday. He told me that Passover snacks were somewhat strange, but ultimately delicious. I inquired further, since I was unaware of the specific… Continue Reading »

Chinese Food on Christmas

Interviewer: Does your family engage in any Jewish culinary customs such as eating kosher? SS: We aren’t kosher but like a lot of other Jewish Americans we actually eat Chinese food on Christmas which is an interesting tradition.  Interviewer: Can you tell me more about this? SS: I’ve been doing it since as long as… Continue Reading »