Welcome to Asif

Two glowing brown hands picking up a piece of injera with a chicken stew atop it
Photo by Sivan Roshiano

Ethiopian Food With an Israeli Accent

Chef and artist Elazar Tomano’s approach to cooking reflects his family’s past and present. Find his recipes for a complete brunch spread.


Photo by Maayan Diskin

Follow the Food

Explore markets, forage in the hills, and learn where to find Filipino food in an old bus station with these outstanding culinary tour guides.


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