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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Lucile’s Kitchen

Lucile Prache has been studying ballet since childhood and feels that her illustrations are just like dance pieces—everything appears to be easy. “Dancers are always smiling on stage,” she says, “but there is a lot of work behind the stage.” Lucile’s Jewish-themed beautiful watercolor food illustrations first caught my eye on her Etsy shop, Lucile’s…

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Paper Brigade

Paper Brigade is a new beautiful, annual literary journal from The Jewish Book Council that reflects the current Jewish literary landscape but is also rooted in history and tradition. Paper Brigade contains “something for everyone”: articles, personal essays, poetry, and excerpts from 2017 fiction as well as visual elements: photography and illustrations. By combining past and present, the…

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