Posts Tagged ‘cooking’

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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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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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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Molly on the Range

Molly Yeh’s fabulous blog, My Name is Yeh, caught my attention back in 2013 when I first started blogging. I was thrilled to feature Molly in one of my first blog posts, and the yummy Asian Challah I included in that post is still a family favorite. Molly’s blog has gone on to receive all sorts of awards, and…

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Sweet Noshings

Avocado latke breakfast tacos, chai tea challah, apple beet charoset, Manischewitz ice cream, drunken honey pomegranate whisky cake: Amy Kritzer spins classic Jewish dishes like no one else. Amy always loved cooking with her Bubbe Eleanor. After Eleanor sent Amy hundreds of her beloved recipes, she set a goal to make one recipe each week, adding her…

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Israel Eats

Israel Eats is a delicious compilation of stories, recipes, and stunning photographs of Israel’s food culture. It’s a gorgeous coffee table book and one of my new favorite cookbooks. Steven Rothfeld, a world-class photographer, spent several months traveling through Israel to explore the vibrant food scene. The locals guided him from one great restaurant to…

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Susie Fishbein Brings It Home

My Susie Fishbein books have been with me since the kids were little. They are all marked up—pages doggie-eared and food-stained on recipes I’ve made over and over again through the years: Beef and Broccoli Lo Mien, French Toast Sticks, Breaded Cauliflower, and Carrot Muffins just to name a few. Now my kids are teenagers,…

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