Hazana: Jewish Vegetarian Cooking

Acclaimed food writer Paola Gavin* takes us on a wonderful culinary journey in her latest cookbook, Hazana: Jewish Vegetarian Cooking. Spanning more than twenty countries from Poland to Morocco, Hazana uncovers the traditional vegetarian dishes that play such an important role in Jewish cooking.  In modern Hebrew, “Hazana” refers to “nourishment,” a word that encapsulates…

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Rosh Hashanah Roundup 2017/5778

It’s hard to believe Rosh Hashanah is just around the corner! This year, I’ve rounded up my favorite items from my favorite Judaica shops. If you click the name of the shop (in blue), you’ll be directed to the store’s online Rosh Hashanah page where you’ll find lots more goodies and gifts for the holiday. Are…

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Little Book of Jewish Appetizers

Just in time for Rosh Hashanah, Leah Koenig’s Little Book of Jewish Appetizers is the perfect book to give or get this holiday season. With everything from nibbles and salads to dips and meatballs—and filled with more than 25 inspired modern starters that draw from global Jewish influences—this is a gem of a book. Leah’s…

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The Joys of Jewish Preserving

Inspired by the bounty at her local farmers market and a desire to eat more locally and seasonally, Emily Paster began preserving and pickling ten years ago. In her fabulous new cookbook, The Joys of Jewish Preserving: Modern Recipes with Traditional Roots, for Jams, Pickles, Fruit Butters, and More—for Holidays and Every Day, Emily combines…

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Fress: Bold Flavors from a Jewish Kitchen

Emma Spitzer’s kind of cooking is my kind of cooking—unfussy and uncomplicated, from the humblest of ingredients and without spending hours in the kitchen. Spitzer, a finalist on Britain’s Master Chef, has published her first cookbook, Fress: Bold Flavors from a Jewish Kitchen, and it’s fabulous. Her melting pot of inspiration embraces Poland and Russia;…

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King Solomon’s Table

Inspired by King Solomon’s passion for discovery, Joan Nathan gathers more than 170 recipes from all over the globe in her latest cookbook, King Solomon’s Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World. We travel with Nathan from India to France, from Italy to Mexico, from El Salvador to Israel and, of…

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Purim Fun!

Purim is almost here! I’ve rounded up of some fun, festive and delicious items to help you celebrate the holiday.

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