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German-Jewish Cookbook Recipes and History of a Cuisine
ISBN: HB: 9781611688733, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, September 2017
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This cookbook features recipes for German-Jewish cuisine as it existed in Germany prior to World War II, and as refugees later adapted it in the United States and elsewhere. Because these dishes differ from more familiar Jewish food, they will be a d...
Jewish Soul Food Traditional Fare and What It Means
ISBN: PB: 9781611685015, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, May 2015
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Jewish traditional foods often have symbolic meanings. A Passover matzo is a taste of Egyptian slavery. The Hanukkah latke reminds us of the little jug of oil that burned, miraculously, for eight nights. Noshing hamentaschen at Purim, we remember the...
Knish In Search of the Jewish Soul Food
ISBN: HB: 9781611683127, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, May 2014
300 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
When Laura Silver's favorite knish shop went out of business, the native New Yorker sank into mourning, but then she sprang into action. She embarked on a round-the-world quest for the origins and modern-day manifestations of the knish. The iconic po...
Kosher Baker Over 160 Dairy-free Recipes from Traditional to Trendy
ISBN: HB: 9781584658351, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, August 2010
348 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Producing flavorful and appealing kosher desserts has been a challenge in Jewish households throughout the ages. Without access to butter, cream, milk, cheese, yogurt, or other dairy products, creating a tasty and memorable dessert for family and fri...