Synopses & Reviews
andlt;Bandgt;A Comprehensive and Beautiful Treasury of Jewish Cookingandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; There is a whole world of Jewish cooking beyond chopped liver and gefilte fish. Scattered across the globe, there are many distinctive, delicious, and authentic Jewish cuisines to be savored. Gil Marks, a rabbi, gourmet chef, and authority on Jewish food history and lore, guides us through this largely undiscovered world. He delights and enlightens with traditional recipes from Italian, Yemenite, Ethiopian, Indian, Eastern European, German, Hungarian, Georgian, Alsatian, and Middle Eastern Jewry; culinary conversations with contemporary members of these ancient and medieval communities; and fascinating commentary on Jewish food and Jewish history. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;The World of Jewish Cookingandlt;/Iandgt; offers an astonishing array of delicacies, including: andlt;Iandgt;Pastillaandlt;/Iandgt; (Moroccan "Pigeon" Pie) * andlt;Iandgt;Kik Wotandlt;/Iandgt; (Ethiopian Split Peas Stew) * andlt;Iandgt;Muez con Almendradaandlt;/Iandgt; (Moroccan Almond-Walnut Confection) * andlt;Iandgt;Khachapuriandlt;/Iandgt; (Georgian Cheese Bread) * andlt;Iandgt;Yakhnatandlt;/Iandgt; (Persian Lamb Stew) * andlt;Iandgt;Murgi Kariandlt;/Iandgt; (Calcutta Chicken Curry) * andlt;Iandgt;Meggy Levesandlt;/Iandgt; (Hungarian Cherry Soup) * andlt;Iandgt;Testine di Spinaciandlt;/Iandgt; (Italian Spinach Stalks) * andlt;Iandgt;Hraimehandlt;/Iandgt; (Northwest African Red Fish) * andlt;Iandgt;Kubbaandlt;/Iandgt; (Iraqi Stuffed Dumplings) * andlt;Iandgt;Marunchinosandlt;/Iandgt; (Sephardic Almond Macaroons)
About the Author
andlt;Bandgt;Gil Marks,andlt;/Bandgt; a chef, rabbi, writer, and historian, is a leading expert in the field of Jewish cookery. The founding editor of andlt;Iandgt;Kosher Gourmetandlt;/Iandgt; magazine, Marks lectures frequently on Jewish cooking, including at New York's 92nd Street Y Kosher Cooking School. He is also the author of andlt;Iandgt;The World of Jewish Entertaining,andlt;/Iandgt; and he lives in New York City.