Posts Tagged ‘Modern Jewish cooking’

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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NY SHUK

Ron and Leetal Arazi are on a mission to share the vibrant traditional Sephardic and Middle Eastern Jewish food they grew up eating. With their artisanal food company, New York Shuk, they hope to bring the flavors of Middle Eastern cuisine into all our kitchens. Their line of homemade harissa has been praised by everyone from food…

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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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The Gefilte Manifesto

How do you make centuries-old Ashkenazi cuisine feel fresh again? Leave it to Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz to show us the way forward. It all started with gefilte fish. Liz and Jeffrey were frustrated that the Jewish cuisine they loved and grew up eating as kids was considered a thing of the past. They were friends…

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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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