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Joan Nathan's Jewish Holiday Cookbook

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Jewish holidays are defined by food. Yet Jewish cooking is always changing, encompassing the flavors of the world, embracing local culinary traditions of every place in which Jews have lived and adapting them to Jewish observance. This collection, the culmination of Joan Nathan's decades of gathering Jewish recipes from around the world, is a tour through the Jewish holida ...more
Hardcover, 532 pages
Published August 17th 2004 by Schocken Books Inc (first published August 18th 1998)
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Jennifer ☕
Apr 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: foodies, holy-days
Loved it! Especially loved all the information about each holy day aka feast day. In depth information on how to prepare some of the recipes as well like how to braid your challah. Lovely book!
Tanya Keith
May 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Should be the first Jewish cookbook you buy. It will be years before you need another.
Lisa
Nov 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This is a must have for EVERY Jewish Kitchen!!!
Bella Richardson
Dec 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lots of great history and recipes!

Good for recipes and traditions. Making Apple cake right now! Love knowing how customs are started. Great compilation of recipes from around the world.

Lori Stutzman
Aug 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Joan Nathan a cookbook author, historian and storyteller all in one!

This wonderful book is a remarkable compilation of recipes, tradition and stories Joan Nathan has gathered from all over the world.

Abraham Ray
Mar 19, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: cookbook, holidays, trivia
ok cookbook
Tamsen
Mar 13, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cookbooks
Best authority on Jewish cooking. My part Jewish husand gave it to me after I screwed up the latkes at hanukkah.
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