The Jewish Cookbook (Hardcover)
A rich trove of contemporary global Jewish cuisine, featuring hundreds of stories and recipes for home cooks everywhere
The Jewish Cookbook is an inspiring celebration of the diversity and breadth of this venerable culinary tradition. A true fusion cuisine, Jewish food evolves constantly to reflect the changing geographies and ingredients of its cooks. Featuring more than 400 home-cooking recipes for everyday and holiday foods from the Middle East to the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa - as well as contemporary interpretations by renowned chefs including Yotam Ottolenghi, Michael Solomonov, and Alex Raij - this definitive compendium of Jewish cuisine introduces readers to recipes and culinary traditions from Jewish communities the world over, and is perfect for anyone looking to add international tastes to their table.
Leah Koenig's writing and recipes have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine's Grub Street, Saveur, Epicurious, Food52, TASTE, Departures, and Tablet magazine, among other publications. She is the author of 6 cookbooks including Modern Jewish Cooking and The Little Book of Jewish Feasts. In addition to writing, Leah leads cooking demonstrations and classes all over the world. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and two kids.
'SO PERFECT.' - Gwyneth Paltrow
'An Aladdin's café of Jewish dishes... The book charts the diaspora of the cuisine as it has travelled around the world and over many generations.' - The Jewish Telegraph
'A tome spanning the Jewish culinary canon... vibrant, exciting and hunger-inducing.' - Washington Post
'This book amply, and fascinatingly, represents the breadth of the cuisine.' - Food52
'This gorgeous book not only contains delicious, approachable recipes from all over the world, but it's also chock full of stories celebrating the diversity of the Jewish culinary tradition.' - The Pioneer Woman
'This treasure of a book includes more than 400 home-cooking recipes for everyday cuisine as well as holiday foods, with diverse dishes derived from the Americas, Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa.' - Good Housekeeping
'One of the most comprehensive collections of Jewish dishes on the shelves.' - Forbes
'[W]hat you might call a category-killer. The recipes hail from the geographically massive Jewish diaspora and are as appropriate for the everyday as they are for the holidays. Pick it up for yourself or as a host gift if you’re joining someone else for the high holy days.' - Jenny Rosenstrach, Dinner: A Love Story