May 2016 archive

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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Joyce Goldstein’s New Mediterranean Jewish Table

I can’t remember the last time I picked up a cookbook with more than 400 recipes and wanted to make every single one of them. The New Mediterranean Jewish Table: Old World Recipes for the Modern Home by Joyce Goldstein is that kind of cookbook. Last week, I stayed up late reading it in bed while…

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