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1,000 Jewish Recipes Are you cooking for the Jewish holidays and don't know what to serve or want to serve something new? Do you need inspiration for everyday kosher meals? If you want to cook delicious Jewish foods, 1,000 Jewish Recipes provides all the recipes and information you needto celebrate Rosh Hashanah, Passover, Hanukkah, and many other holidays; to enliven Shabbat meals; and to create memorable dishes for family and friends any time. You'll find recipes for every occasion, plus information on the culinary origins of Jewish foods, how to keep a kosher kitchen, and how to stock your pantry. Award-winning cookbook author Faye Levy offers you a collection of Jewish recipes unmatched by any other. Her recipes reflect authentic flavors and traditions while being straightforward and easy-to-follow. There are clear descriptions of ingredients and methods, plus useful suggestions for substituting ingredients, saving time, or making recipes more healthful. Each recipe also features at-a-glance kosher symbols: M for Meat, D for Dairy, or P for Pareve. No matter what the occasion, there are wonderful recipes to explore. There are comforting classics such as: Matzo Ball Soup, Cheese Blintzes, Classic Matzo Brei, Friday Night Chicken, Cholent with Brisket, and Old-Fashioned Coffee Cake. You'll also find countless new temptations from around the world such as: Israeli Salad with Early Summer Herbs, Roman Fish with Pine Nuts and Raisins, Moroccan Cigars, Polish Cucumbers in Sour Cream, Tunisian Tuna and Pepper Salad, and Indian Vegetable Tzimmes. Faye Levy's knowledge of Jewish cooking offers you such riches! You'll find:
- Six varieties of Passover haroset from Ashkenazic Haroset (with apples and cinnamon) to Persian Pear and Banana Haroset
- Sixteen varieties of latkes from Classic Potato Latkes to Cajun Corn Latkes
- Six varieties of hummus from Jerusalem Hummus to Country-Style Hummus to Spicy Tomato Hummus
- Thirteen varieties of challah from Holiday Honey Challah to Onion-Sesame Braid
- and much more!
Of course, beyond recipes, it is the shared traditions and history that connect people within a family, within a community, and within a culture, enriching the foods we eat. In 1,000 Jewish Recipes, Levy shares cultural insights, religious history, and personal anecdotes throughout the book, to enlighten and inspire you as you cook. Whether you already own Jewish cookbooks or this will be you first, 1,000 Jewish Recipes is the cookbook you can't do without.
A celebration of Jewish kosher cooking and tradition, this expert cookbook offers the recipes and information any cook needs to celebrate Passover, Rosh Hashanah, and many other Jewish holidays. Includes instructions for maintaining a kosher kitchen plus symbols for each recipe that indicate how it fits within a kosher diet.
A celebration of Jewish kosher cooking and tradition
This expert cookbook offers all the recipes and information any cook needs to celebrate Passover, Rosh Hashanah, and many other Jewish holidays. 1,000 Jewish Recipes includes instructions for maintaining a kosher kitchen, information on the delicious culinary heritage of Jewish cultures, and tempting and easy-to-follow recipes such as Three-Cheese Knishes and Old-Fashioned Roast Chicken.
Praise for 1,000 Jewish Recipes
"This may well be the most comprehensive book on Jewish cooking ever written, and as I thumb through its pages, I'm convinced that no one knows more about Jewish cooking than Faye Levy..." —Steven Raichlen, award-winning author of The Barbecue Bible
"It's a joy! It's a miracle! This magnum opus chronicles 5,760 years of Jewish nourishment, and then some. More than a cookbook, it is a celebration of community and continuity at the Jewish table, written with integrity and love."—Rozanne Gold, award-winning chef and author of Little Meals, Recipes 1-2-3
"If only my mother, God rest her soul, had this cookbook when I was a child! I highly recommend it!" —Ed Koch, radio show host, author, and former New York city mayor
1,000 Jewish Recipes It's Like Getting 5 Cookbooks For The Price of 1
- 343 Holiday and Shabbat Specialties
- 53 Appetizers
- 94 Pasta, Rice, and Grain Dishes
- 103 Vegetarian Dishes
- 43 Breads
- 55 Desserts and Sweet Treats
- And Much More!
Celebrate Jewish Foods and Traditions with this rich collection of classic and innovative recipes. Award-winning cookbook author Faye Levy captures the culinary heritage of Jewish people from around the world. With this book's incredible variety, you'll discover favorites you return to time and again and yet still have hundreds of new recipes to explore! 1,000 Jewish Recipes is the one book you need to prepare memorable meals for Jewish holidays, for the Sabbath, or for any day of the year.
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About the Author
Faye Levy, trained as a chef in France, is an award-winning author of 20 cookbooks in three languages: English, Hebrew, and French. Her books include Faye Levy's International Jewish Cookbook and The Low-Fat Jewish Cookbook and The Low-Fat Jewish Cookbook. A nationally syndicated columnist for The Los Angeles Times, her articles and recipes have appeared in magazines such as Gourmet and Bon Appetit. She lives in Woodland Hills, California.
Table of Contents
The World of Jewish Cooking.
A Guide To Keeping Kosher.
Stocking the Jewish Pantry.
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Dairy Specialties Blintzes, and Eggs.
Pareve and Vegetarian Main Courses.
Vegetable Side Dishes.
Noodles, Couscous, and Other Pasta.
Rice and Other Grains.
Breads and Yeast Cakes.
Desserts, Cakes, and Cookies.
Appendix A: The Jewish Calendar.
Appendix B: Glossary.
About the Author.