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June 1, 2017

​​Naomi Nachman grew up in Australia watching her mother and grandmother prepare weekly feasts for her family. She started her own kosher personal chef business The Aussie Gourmet to provide kosher meals for families within Long Island's Five Towns. In 2007, she created a Culinary Arts progr...

January 19, 2017

As a longtime fan of Anne Taintor and the Brass Sisters, I love anything that combines my love for retro / vintage style with nostalgic and heirloom recipes. Carine Goren, self-taught baker and popular Israeli TV host / cookbook author, combines both of these with aplomb. In “Traditional Jew...

December 4, 2016

I first heard of Miri Rotkovitz’s “Bubbe And Me in the Kitchen” via Facebook, where I’m a member of several Jewish and kosher groups. I adore classic Jewish comfort food; although I didn’t grow up in a Jewish household, my Polish great-grandmother was a cook for wealthy Jewish families in Po...

September 6, 2016

Susie Fishbein’s bestselling series “Kosher By Design” goes out with a bang with the final ninth volume “Kosher By Design Brings It Home.” Inspired by Susie’s travels to France, Italy, Mexico, Israel, and North America, you’ll find kosher versions of favorites such as Korean short ribs, lasa...

August 6, 2016

“My Fat Dad” is a touching memoir by Dawn Lerman, nutritionist and columnist, as she explores her family’s tumultuous relationship with food, love, and self-acceptance through the lens of her ad exec father’s lifelong struggles with obesity.

One part memoir, one part cookbook (including Jewis...

June 7, 2016

Winner of the 2013 Gourmand Award: Best First Cookbook and Best Cookbook Photography, the beautiful "Cook in Israel: Home Cooking Inspiration" will lead you on a colorful journey through (kosher) Israeli cuisine. Packed with delicious, easy to follow recipes, "Cook in Israel" draws on the au...

June 7, 2016

 It is no secret that food plays an enormous part in Jewish identity and celebration. Gefiltefest is a British Jewish food charity whose mission is to bring people together to explore the relationship between Judaism and food, educating and enthusing them about all aspects of Jewish food inc...

November 8, 2015

I have cooked from (and reviewed) numerous kosher cookbooks over the years, but I have to say that Kim Kushner’s “The New Kosher” is quickly becoming one of my favorite titles in my collection. True to its title “Simple Recipes to Savor and Share,” you’ll find contemporary gems such as giant...

December 7, 2014

"Food, Family, and Tradition" is part memoir, part cookbook, all love. It traces Lynn Kirsche Shapiro's family roots in Czechoslovakia and Hungary and the tragedy of the Holocaust, as well as family dishes that were preserved and handed down for future generations. The book began as Shapiro'...

September 1, 2014

It is no secret that food plays an enormous part in Jewish identity and celebration. Gefiltefest is a British Jewish food charity whose mission is to bring people together to explore the relationship between Judaism and food, educating and enthusing them about all aspects of Jewish food incl...

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