Salted choc chip tahini cookies from Feasting by Amanda Ruben + book review

choc chip tahini cookies

Studded with dark chocolate chunks, these delicious tahini cookies are sweet, soft and definitely moreish! Find the recipe in Feasting, by Amanda Ruben. I must admit that I’d never heard of Amanda Ruben before her gorgeous recipe book, Feasting, appeared, unexpectedly, on my doorstep. But since she lives over 10,000 miles…

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Dry-rubbed roasted salmon from The Healthy Jewish Kitchen by Paula Shoyer + book review

Dry-rubbed roasted salmon

A delicious and simple spice-crusted roasted salmon recipe, from Paula Shoyer’s new book The Healthy Jewish Kitchen. Do you wish you could eat more healthily? It’s no secret that a lot of Jewish food falls at the less healthy end of the spectrum. Traditional dishes tend to be heavy on the…

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Kasha with Mushrooms from Hazana: Jewish Vegetarian Cooking by Paola Gavin – book review

Nutty, buttery, savoury kasha with mushrooms recipe, taken from Paola Gavin's book Hazana: Jewish Vegetarian Cooking. A delicious dish plus a book review!

Nutty, buttery, savoury kasha with mushrooms. Recipe from Paola Gavin’s book Hazana: Jewish Vegetarian Cooking. Traditional Jewish food can sometimes seem a bit meat-centric, so I was giddy with delight when I discovered this beautiful new recipe book by Paola Gavin. It’s stuffed to the gills with delectable Jewish vegetarian recipes…

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Cinnamon babka from Modern Jewish Baker by Shannon Sarna – book review

Cinnamon babka - recipe from Modern Jewish Baker by Shannon Sarna

Sweet, delicious, gooey cinnamon babka recipe, taken from Shannon Sarna’s book Modern Jewish Baker.  I was really to get my hands on a copy of this book! I’ve been following Shannon Sarna’s amazing looking breads, cakes and other delicious recipes online for a while. How fabulous to have them all…

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Apple pancakes (racuchy) from Wild Honey & Rye by Ren Behan – book review

apple pancakes

Ren Behan’s Polish apple pancakes are a terrific tea-time treat. Sweet, fruity, and delicious! It’s pretty obvious with hindsight, but for most of my life I didn’t realise that what I think of as (Ashkenazi) Jewish food is mostly just Eastern European food. Borscht, pickles, herring and rye bread… they may…

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Book Review – 100 Best Jewish Recipes

AN honest review of '100 Best Jewish Recipes' - a curated selection of 100 of Evelyn Rose's best-loved recipes chosen by her daughter Judi.

Regular readers will know already my devotion to the wonderful Evelyn Rose (of blessed memory). Her recipes are clear, foolproof, and delicious, and her vast body of work covers Jewish cuisines from around the globe. This is perhaps best exemplified in her magnum opus, The New Complete International Jewish Cookbook, of…

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