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Encyclopedia of Jewish Food

Format:  Hardcover,

656 pages

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Publish Date: Sep 2010

ISBN-13: 9780470391303

ISBN-10: 0470391308

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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.

Specifications

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publish Date: Sep 2010
ISBN-13: 9780470391303
ISBN-10: 0470391308
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 656
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 3.05
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 8.25 x 9.5 x 2.0

Chapter outline

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

Awards and Recognitions

  • James Beard Foundation KitchenAid Book Awards, 2011 (United States)

Book 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.

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