Login
JewishEvents.info ™

Jewish Soul Food: From Minsk to Marrakesh, More Than 100 Unforgettable Dishes Updated for Today's Kitchen

Jewish Soul Food: From Minsk to Marrakesh, More Than 100 Unforgettable Dishes Updated for Today's Kitchen

Author: Janna Gur

Jewish Soul Food: From Minsk to Marrakesh, More Than 100 Unforgettable Dishes Updated for Today's KitchenTo Purchase Or Get More Information

Price List: $35.00

Price Lowest New: $19.06

Price Lowest Used: $6.98

Asin: 0805243089

Ean: 9780805243086

Isbn: 0805243089

Binding: Hardcover

Label: Schocken

Manufacturer: Schocken

Publisher: Schocken

Studio: Schocken

Editorial Review: The author of the acclaimed The Book of New Israeli Food returns with a cookbook devoted to the culinary masterpieces of Jewish grandmothers from Minsk to Marrakesh: recipes that have traveled across continents and cultural borders and are now brought to life for a new generation.
 
For more than two thousand years, Jews all over the world developed cuisines that were suited to their needs (kashruth, holidays, Shabbat) but that also reflected the influences of their neighbors and that carried memories from their past wanderings. These cuisines may now be on the verge of extinction, however, because almost none of the Jewish communities in which they developed and thrived still exist. But they continue to be viable in Israel, where there are still cooks from the immigrant generations who know and love these dishes. Israel has become a living laboratory for this beloved and endangered Jewish food.
 
The more than one hundred original, wide-ranging recipes in Jewish Soul Food—from Kubaneh, a surprising Yemenite version of a brioche, to Ushpa-lau, a hearty Bukharan pilaf—were chosen not by an editor or a chef but, rather, by what Janna Gur calls “natural selection.” These are the dishes that, though rooted in their original Diaspora provenance, have been embraced by Israelis and have become part of the country’s culinary landscape. The premise of Jewish Soul Food is that the only way to preserve traditional cuisine for future generations is to cook it, and Janna Gur gives us recipes that continue to charm with their practicality, relevance, and deliciousness. Here are the best of the best: recipes from a fascinatingly diverse food culture that will give you a chance to enrich your own cooking repertoire and to preserve a valuable element of the Jewish heritage and of its collective soul.

(With full-color photographs throughout.)

Skip Navigation Links

Fast Organized Browsing of Items

JewishEvents.info provides simple, orderly browsing of associated items on Amazon. Let us know how we can help you.

Amazon Content

Certain content that appears on this site, JewishEvents.info, comes from Amazon Services LLC. This content is provided "As Is" and is subject to change or removal at any time.

You can get the items on Amazon.com. If you want more details or to order a product, simply click on a photo to go directly to the product on Amazon.

We are an Amazon Associate. When you go to Amazon via a link and then buy an itemwithin 1 day, you help support JewishEvents.info.

Prices

Availability and pricing are accurate on Amazon as of the date specified. They are subject to change. The applicable price and availability will be that on Amazon when you purchase the product.

Bookmark Print