Spice Expert Lior Lev Sercarz Explains How to Blend Jewish Flavors

Liz Grossman

When Lior Lev Sercarz was growing up in Israel, the only spices he knew were salt and pepper. “Spices are everywhere in Israel, but not so much on a kibbutz, where the food was more Eastern European,” he notes. But Sercarz’s neighbors were Iraqis, Tunisians, and...