Synopses & Reviews
From the food pages of The New York Times
comes this authoritative, wide-ranging Jewish cookbook. With almost 800 well-tested recipes by Times
food writers, this collection includes influences from Northern Africa, Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. It is a collection to cook from as well as to celebrate the history, culture, culinary creativity, and enduring tradition of Jews around the world.
Mimi Sheraton, food critic and cookbook author, has written a full introduction to the book as well as to each chapter, providing context and expertise to entertain and inspire. Editor Linda Amster has organized chapters to cover every course: appetizers, breads, soups, fish, meat, chicken, vegetables and salads, grains and dairy delights, cakes, cookies, and other desserts. Delicious recipes include both traditional favorites and more recent variations that update the classics with a contemporary twist. All recipes are kosher and include dishes from dozens of well-known writers and chefs such as, Ms. Sheraton, Alain Ducasse, Joan Nathan, Daniel Boulud, and Wolfgang Puck.
This useful, appealing, and imaginative volume will delight those who celebrate Jewish culinary culture, and is sure to set a new standard on the Jewish cookbook shelf.
From the food pages of the "New York Times" comes this wide-ranging Jewish cookbook. With almost 800 well-tested recipes by "Times" food writers, this collection includes influences from northern Africa, western and eastern Europe, the Middle East and the United States.
This authoritative, wide-ranging volume features more than 750 recipes for every occasion. All recipes are kosher and include both traditional and modern variations.
About the Author
is manager of news research at The New York Times
and the editor of The New York Times Passover Cookbook
Mimi Sharaton is one of the country's best known food writers and experts on Jewish cooking. She is the author of several successful food books, including From My Mother's Kitchen and, most recently, The Bialy Eaters: The Story of a Bread and a Lost World. She is also a former restaurant critic of The New York Times, where her articles on food appear frequently.