About the Author

Emily Paster

A lawyer turned food writer, Emily Paster brings passion, a sharp intellect and attention to detail to her globally-inspired, Jewish cuisine. She is the author of four cookbooks, including the best-selling Epic Air Fryer Cookbook. Her latest book is Instantly Mediterranean: Vibrant Satisfying Recipes for Your Instant Pot, Electric Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer, which came out in September 2021. Emily lives outside Chicago with her husband and two ravenous teenagers. Find more of Emily’s recipes on her blog West of the Loop.

People of the Rock: The Jewish Community of Gibraltar, Then and Now

The history and food of this unique Jewish community.


Gibraltar’s national dish.

Black and White Cookies Recipe

The nostalgic cookie that’s going mainstream.

Colombian-Inspired Babka Recipe

Filled with either cream cheese and guava paste or dulce de leche and coconut.

Discovering the Jewish Cuisine of Colombia through Encanto

What if the Madrigal family were descended from Sephardic Jews?

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