Welcome to Asif

Asif's Rooftop farm
Photo by Amit Geron

Visit Asif

Sign up for a guided tour of Asif including our rooftop farm and culinary library. And, stroll through our gallery’s inaugural exhibition.


Photo by Ariel Efron

Watch: Sami Tamimi Discusses ‘Falastin: A Cookbook’

Acclaimed cookbook author and chef Sami Tamimi spoke with journalist and Asif consultant Ronit Vered about Palestinian cuisine, cultural appropriation, and the cookbooks that have influenced his career.


In the Asif Library

We asked a range of culinary experts to select books that explore Israeli, regional Arab, and Jewish cuisine. Browse their recommendations.

Claudia Roden

Award-Winning Cookbook Author and Middle Eastern Culinary Scholar

Gil Hovav

Celebrated Israeli Author
and
Media Personality

Dr. Johnny Mansour

Scholar of Arab-Muslim History and Christians in the Middle East

Michael Solomonov

Chef of Zahav
in Philadelphia and
Cookbook Author

The Asif Recipe Box