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Encyclopedia of Jewish Food

Encyclopedia of Jewish Food

Author: Gil Marks
$49.99(AUD)  inc GST
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Description

A comprehensive, A-to-Z guide to Jewish foods, recipes, and culinary traditions Food is more than just sustenance. It's a reflection of a community's history, culture, and values. From India to Israel to the United States and everywhere in between, Jewish food appears in many different forms and variations, but all related in its fulfillment of kosher laws, Jewish rituals, and holiday traditions. The Encyclopedia of Jewish Food explores both unique cultural culinary traditions as well as those that unite the Jewish people. Alphabetical entries-from Afikomen and Almond to Yom Kippur and Za'atar-cover ingredients, dishes, holidays, and food traditions that are significant to Jewish communities around the world This easy-to-use reference includes more than 650 entries, 300 recipes, plus illustrations and maps throughout Both a comprehensive resource and fascinating reading, this book is perfect for Jewish cooks, food enthusiasts, historians, and anyone interested in Jewish history or food The Encyclopedia of Jewish Food is an informative and eye-opening guide to the culinary heart and soul of the Jewish people.

Author description

GIL MARKS is a chef, rabbi, writer, historian, and expert on Jewish cooking. The author of five cookbooks, including the James Beard winner and IACP finalist Olive Trees and Honey, he was the founding editor of Kosher Gourmet magazine and currently writes for various Jewish and food-related publications. He has served as a guest lecturer at The Culinary Institute of America and has been featured on radio and television. Follow his Jewish Food blog and find out more on his website, gilmarks.com.

Table of contents

Acknowledgments. Photo Credits. Introduction. Timeline of Jewish History. ENTRIES A to Z. Bibliography. Index.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780470391303
  • : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • : John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • : September 2010
  • : 238mm X 205mm X 49mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Gil Marks
  • : illustrations
  • : 672
  • : 641.5676
  • : Hardback