Modern Jewish Comfort Food : 100 Fresh Recipes for Classic Dishes from Kugel to Kreplach
At The Nosher and in her first cookbook, The Modern Jewish Baker, Shannon Sarna won accolades for her fresh and inclusive perspective on the Jewish culinary tradition. Modern Jewish Comfort Food features irresistible new dishes from the cuisines of North Africa, Georgia, Syria, New York, and beyond. The jumping-off point is always a classic dish, but Sarna doesn’t hold back from joyful experimentation with delicious results.
Perfectly comforting and ready to share with family and friends, these recipes are creative and imaginative. Sarna’s shakshuka is cleverly transformed into pizza, her latkes welcome a variety of veggies, and a multitude of dumplings reflect the range of the Jewish diaspora. With each dish detailing the specific dos and don’ts of Jewish culinary arts, and with Sarna’s vibrant photography, this is the perfect gift for home cooks who want to reconnect with their Jewish heritage or explore the history of this cuisine.