Jewish Recipes & Cookbooks

Welcome
 
Baking
Cookbooks
 
By Ingredients
Cookbooks
 
Food & Cooking
Magazines
 
Gourmet Food &
Ingredients
 
Holiday
Cookbooks
 
National & Regional
Cookbooks
 
Recipes
 
Unit
Conversions
 

 

Menu


 National + Regional Cookbooks

 African
 Albanian
 Arab
 Argentine
 Armenian
 Asian
 Australian
 Austrian
 Belgian
 Brazilian
 British
 Bulgarian
 Burmese
 Cambodian
 Canadian
 Caribbean
 Chinese
 Colombian
 Croatian
 Cuban
 Cypriot
 Czech
 Danish
 Dutch
 Eastern European
 Egyptian
 Estonian
 Ethiopian
 Finnish
 French
 Georgian
 German
 Greek
 Hungarian
 Icelandic
 Indian
 Indonesian
 International
 Iranian
 Irish
 Israeli
 Italian
 Jamaican
 Japanese
 Jewish
 Korean
 Latin American
 Latvian
 Lebanese
 Lithuanian
 Malaysian
 Maltese
 Mediterranean
 Mexican
 Middle Eastern
 Moroccan
 Native American
 New Zealand
 Norwegian
 Pacific Rim
 Persian
 Peruvian
 Philippine
 Polish
 Portuguese
 Puerto Rican
 Romanian
 Russian
 Scandinavian
 Serbian
 Somali
 South African
 Spanish
 Sri Lankan
 Swedish
 Swiss
 Thai
 Tibetan
 Turkish
 Ukrainian
 USA
      African-American
      Amish & Mennonite
      Barbecue
      Cajun & Creole
      California
      Hawaii
      Middle Atlantic
      Midwestern
      New England
      Northwestern
      Puerto Rican
      Soul Food
      Southern
      Southwestern
      Western
 Vietnamese
 West African
 Wok Cookery
 

Other Recipe Sites
 
Barbecue Recipes
  • Barbecue Recipe Downloads
  • Barbecue Recipe eBooks

    Cake Recipes
  • Cake Recipe Downloads
  • Cake Recipe eBooks

    Chinese Recipes
  • Chinese Recipe Downloads
  • Chinese Recipe eBooks

    Cookie Recipe Downloads

    Dessert Recipes
  • Dessert Recipes Downloads
  • Dessert Recipes eBooks

    Hungarian Recipes
  • Hungarian Recipes Downloads
  • Hungarian Recipe eBooks

    Indian Recipes
  • Indian Recipe Downloads
  • Indian Recipes eBooks

    Jamaican Recipes
  • Jamaican Recipes Downloads
  • Jamaican Recipe eBooks

    Japanese Recipes
  • Japanese Recipe Downloads
  • Japanese Recipe eBooks

    Jewish Recipe Downloads

    Pizza Recipes
  • Pizza Recipe Downloads
  • Pizza & Pasta Recipes eBooks

    Raw Food
  • Raw Food Downloads
  • Raw Food eBooks

  • Restaurant Recipes Downloads
  • Restaurant Recipes eBooks

    Vegetarian Recipes
  • Vegeterian Recipes Downloads
  • Vegetarian Recipes eBooks

  •  

    Search The 'Net

     
      


       
    RecipesManiac.com   >   National + Regional Cookbooks   >   Jewish

       
     

    How to Cook dishes from Jewish tradition


    Jewish Jews have lived in many countries, including the Middle East, the Americas, Europe and elsewhere. Wherever Jews have lived, they have always eaten local foods, selecting ingredients and creating dishes to comply with the requirements of "halakha" (the body of interpretation of Jewish religious law) - "kosher" means foods (and food preparation practises) that are in keeping with Jewish dietary laws.

    Perhaps best-known in North America are those Jewish dishes which originated in, and were influenced by, eastern European cuisine, but every Jewish community - Ashkenazic, Sephardic, Yemenite, Italian and others - has met the requirements of Judaism in its own way and with its own cuisine.

    Some popular Jewish recipes and dishes include:
    • Baba ghanoush - Mashed eggplant with various seasonings. In Israel, it is made from mashed grilled eggplant with tahini or mayonnaise.

      Baba ghanoush

    • Blintz - Thin pancakes stuffed with a cheese filling, and then fried in oil. They are eaten on Jewish holidays such as Hanukkah and Shavuot.

      Blintzes

    • Borscht - Vegetable soup made from beetroot.

    • Chicken soup.

    • Falafel - A fried ball made from chickpeas or fava beans.

    • Gefilte fish - Poached fish patties, usually made from carp.

    • Israeli salad - Finely diced tomatoes and cucumbers, dressed with olive oil and lemon juice.


    • Kibbeh - A shell made from bulgar wheat, stuffed with ground lamb and fried.

      Kibbeh

    • Kugel - A baked dish made from egg noodles or potatoes and eggs.

    • Knish - Baked or fried dough stuffed with cheese, ground meat, mashed potato, onions, or sauerkraut.

    • Kreplach - Small stuffed dumplings. They are typically stuffed with ground meat or mashed potato, cooked by boiling, and served with chicken soup.

    • Jachnun - A traditional dish of Yemenite Jews. It is rolled dough baked on a low heat for many hours, which is eaten with hard-boiled eggs, tomato dip, and skhug (a hot sauce made from peppers and spices).

    • Latkes - Potato pancakes.

    • Lox - A cured salmon fillet.

    • Matzah ball - Balls made from ground matzah (a Jewish flatbread), and chicken fat (schmaltz). The balls are often eaten in chicken broth as matzah ball soup.

    • Pastrami - Raw beef, salted, dried and seasoned with various herbs and spices.

    • Shlishkes - Dumplings made from mashed potato, egg, flour and water. The dumplings are cooked by boiling and then rolled in sugar and hot buttered caramelized breadcrumbs.

    • Tzimmes - Diced carrots with dried fruits (prunes or raisins) and chunks of meat. The dish is cooked slowly and flavored with cinnamon and honey.

    • Vareniki - Dumplings stuffed with cabbage, cheese, hard-boiled eggs, mashed potatoes, meat or sauerkraut.

    • Vorschmack - A salty meat dish made from ground meat, anchovies or herring, and onions. It is usually garnished with salty pickles.


    Your Comments

    Please share your comments on this page:

       

    America's Restaurant Recipes

    Related Web Sites

    These web sites may also be of interest:
    See Also

    Related pages on this web site:
    America's Restaurant Recipes

    Jewish Recipes Downloads & Web Sites

    Disclosure: Products details and descriptions provided by vendor and/or based on publicly available information. Our company may receive a payment if you purchase products after following a link from this website.

    Note: Some vendors listed below may offer multiple payment options. ClickBank guarantee only applies to purchases made via ClickBank. When purchasing, please review the conditions of sale on the bottom of the ClickBank secure order form for detailed and most recent information.


    Jewish Recipes

    Jewish Recipes

    Available to purchase from ClickBank:
    Click here for access

    Authentic Jewish Recipes From Bubbie's Kitchen Is Our Family's 45-100 Year Old Jewish Recipes: Discover the Secrets of Delicious Cooking Our Family's Authentic Jewish Recipes!

    America's Restaurant Recipes


    Jewish Cookbooks

    Disclosure: Products details and descriptions provided by Amazon.com. Our company may receive a payment if you purchase products from them after following a link from this website.

    The Book of Jewish Food: An Odyssey from Samarkand to New York: A Cookbook

    By Claudia Roden

    Knopf Publishing Group
    Released: 1996-11-26
    Hardcover (688 pages)

    The Book of Jewish Food: An Odyssey from Samarkand to New York: A Cookbook
    List Price: $50.00*
    Lowest New Price: $25.00*
    Lowest Used Price: $11.09*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 12:20 Pacific 22 Feb 2020 More Info)


    Click Here
    • Knopf Publishing Group
    Product Description:
    A monumental work--the story of the Jewish people told through the story of Jewish cooking--The Book of Jewish Food traces the development of both Ashkenazic and Sephardic Jewish communities and their cuisine over the centuries. The 800 magnificent recipes, many never before documented, represent treasures garnered bu Roden through nearly 15 years of traveling around the world. 50 photos & illustrations.

    Jewish Cuisine in Hungary: A Cultural History with 83 Authentic Recipes

    Central European University Press
    Paperback (420 pages)

    Jewish Cuisine in Hungary: A Cultural History with 83 Authentic Recipes
    List Price: $60.00*
    Lowest New Price: $44.95*
    Lowest Used Price: $64.48*
    Usually ships in 4-5 business days*
    *(As of 12:20 Pacific 22 Feb 2020 More Info)


    Click Here
    Product Description:
    Winner of the 2019 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Food Writing & Cookbooks

    András Koerner refuses to accept that the vanished world of preShoah Hungarian Jewry and its cuisine should disappear virtually without a trace and feels compelled to reconstruct its culinary culture. His book presents eating habits not as isolated things, divorced from their social and religious contexts, but as organic parts of one's way of life. In the extraordinarily diverse world of Jews, what can and cannot be eaten is determined by not only absolute rules, but also by dietary traditions singular to only certain religious movements or to some communities. Even secularized Jews frequently preserved something from the typical flavors of their ancestors' cuisine. Their repertory of dishes and their culinary customs represented an integral part of the assimilated lifestyles and it is absolutely justified to include them in a study of Jewish cuisine. The richness and diversity of culinary traditions and eating habits of Hungarian Jewry up to the 1940s is discussed in ten chapters ranging from kashrut (the system of keeping the kitchen kosher) thru dishes for feasts to characteristic dishes. Although this book is primarily a cultural history and not a cookbook, it includes 83 recipes. They are featured here mainly as documents and less so as guides to practical cooking, though in cases their original texts are complemented with adaptations to the requirements of today's kitchens.

    The German-Jewish Cookbook: Recipes and History of a Cuisine (HBI Series on Jewish Women)

    By Gabrielle Rossmer Gropman

    Brandeis University Press
    Hardcover (272 pages)

    The German-Jewish Cookbook: Recipes and History of a Cuisine (HBI Series on Jewish Women)
    List Price: $35.00*
    Lowest New Price: $23.70*
    Lowest Used Price: $17.41*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 12:20 Pacific 22 Feb 2020 More Info)


    Click Here
    Product Description:
    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 discovery for many people. With a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients, this indispensable collection of recipes includes numerous soups, both chilled and hot; vegetable dishes; meats, poultry, and fish; fruit desserts; cakes; and the German version of challah, Berches. These elegant and mostly easy-to-make recipes range from light summery fare to hearty winter foods. The Gropmans―a mother-daughter author pair―have honored the original recipes Gabrielle learned after arriving as a baby in Washington Heights from Germany in 1939, while updating their format to reflect contemporary standards of recipe writing. Six recipe chapters offer easy-to-follow instructions for weekday meals, Shabbos and holiday meals, sausage and cold cuts, vegetables, coffee and cake, and core recipes basic to the preparation of German-Jewish cuisine. Some of these recipes come from friends and family of the authors; others have been culled from interviews conducted by the authors, prewar German-Jewish cookbooks, nineteenth-century American cookbooks, community cookbooks, memoirs, or historical and archival material. The introduction explains the basics of Jewish diet (kosher law). The historical chapter that follows sets the stage by describing Jewish social customs in Germany and then offering a look at life in the vibrant émigré community of Washington Heights in New York City in the 1940s and 1950s. Vividly illustrated with more than fifty drawings by Megan Piontkowski and photographs by Sonya Gropman that show the cooking process as well as the delicious finished dishes, this cookbook will appeal to readers curious about ethnic cooking and how it has evolved, and to anyone interested in exploring delicious new recipes.

    The Classic Cuisine of the Italian Jews: Traditional Recipes and Menus and a Memoir of a Vanished Way of Life

    By Edda Servi Machlin

    Dodd, Mead & Co.
    Hardcover (254 pages)

    The Classic Cuisine of the Italian Jews: Traditional Recipes and Menus and a Memoir of a Vanished Way of Life
    List Price: $269.49*
    Lowest New Price: $292.16*
    Lowest Used Price: $34.99*
    *(As of 12:20 Pacific 22 Feb 2020 More Info)


    Click Here
    • COOKBOOK
    Product Description:
    This highly praised book has itself already become a classic cookbook, and is also a fine source of information concerning the day-to-day life of the vanished Jewish communities of Italy. The recipes, all of which are kosher, are clearly written, most with a commentary of the history of the dish and how best to serve it. Author draws the cooking from her homeland in Pittigliano, Tuscany and the recipes of her Italian-Jewish culture, including holidays and dietary laws.

    Jerusalem: A Cookbook

    By Yotam Ottolenghi

    Random House
    Released: 2012-10-16
    Hardcover (320 pages)

    Jerusalem: A Cookbook
    List Price: $35.00*
    Lowest New Price: $15.01*
    Lowest Used Price: $8.79*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 12:20 Pacific 22 Feb 2020 More Info)


    Click Here
    • Gourmac Melamine 12.5' Skimmer, White Set of 2
    Product Description:
    A collection of 120 recipes exploring the flavors of Jerusalem from the New York Times bestselling author of Plenty, one of the most lauded cookbooks of 2011.

    In Jerusalem, Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi explore  the vibrant cuisine of their home city—with its diverse Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities. Both men were born in Jerusalem in the same year—Tamimi on the Arab east side and Ottolenghi in the Jewish west. This stunning cookbook offers 120 recipes from their unique cross-cultural perspective, from inventive vegetable dishes to sweet, rich desserts. With five bustling restaurants in London and two stellar cookbooks, Ottolenghi is one of the most respected chefs in the world; in Jerusalem, he and Tamimi have collaborated to produce their most personal cookbook yet.

    California Kosher: Contemporary and Traditional Jewish Cuisine

    By Women's League of Adat

    Brand: Wimmer Cookbooks, Inc.
    Plastic Comb (320 pages)

    California Kosher: Contemporary and Traditional Jewish Cuisine
    List Price: $24.95*
    Lowest New Price: $13.00*
    Lowest Used Price: $1.25*
    *(As of 12:20 Pacific 22 Feb 2020 More Info)


    Click Here
    • Used Book in Good Condition
    Product Description:
    You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy this unique collection of contemporary and traditional recipes. It reflects a merging of cuisines from all over the world. This volume, with its colorful cover, combines the dazzling variety of fresh foods available in California with observation of traditional Jewish dietary laws. There are descriptions of both American and Jewish
    holidays with appropriate menu suggestions. Internationally acclaimed, it contains more than
    400 recipes and is now in its ninth printing in 20 years. It has become a contemporary classic, and continues to be a best seller. Benefits projects of the Women's League of Adat Ari El

    Jewish Heritage Cookbook: A Fascinating Journey Through The Rich And Diverse History Of The Jewish Cuisine

    By Marlena Spieler Sp

    Southwater
    Released: 2018-07-03
    Paperback (256 pages)

    Jewish Heritage Cookbook: A Fascinating Journey Through The Rich And Diverse History Of The Jewish Cuisine
    List Price: $9.99*
    Lowest New Price: $7.82*
    Lowest Used Price: $6.02*
    Usually ships in 24 hours*
    *(As of 12:20 Pacific 22 Feb 2020 More Info)


    Click Here
    Product Description:
    A wonderfully evocative collecion of recipes, and fascinating introduction to the history of Jewish cooking.

    The Jewish Family Table: Traditional Cuisine from Jewish Communities Around the World

    By Nancy Silverman

    Released: 2019-04-20
    Kindle Edition (74 pages)

    The Jewish Family Table: Traditional Cuisine from Jewish Communities Around the World
     
    Product Description:
    Bring the world to your table!

    With The Jewish Family Table cookbook, exotic foods inspired by the culinary traditions of Jewish communities across the world could be the centerpiece of your next holiday feast. This selection of traditional kosher dishes, including soups, main courses, and desserts, will help you impress your friends and family without spending hours in the kitchen. The recipes in The Jewish Family Table cookbook were specifically selected for their exotic charm and colorful flavors, while still appealing to the Western palate. They are easy to follow and only require ingredients which are readily available at your average grocery or supermarket, and common tools you already have in your kitchen.

    Jewish cooking draws influence from the flavors and dishes of Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East. Perhaps a soup from Eastern Europe paired with a Levantine meat pie, or a Georgian staple followed by an exotic dessert of sweet, Moroccan-style vegetables will please your palate? The authentic and delicious recipes featured in The Jewish Family Table cookbook are sure to impress your guests and expand your culinary repertoire. Grab your copy today, and bring the world to your table.

    The New Book of Middle Eastern Food

    By Claudia Roden

    Knopf
    Released: 2008-12-24
    Kindle Edition (529 pages)

    The New Book of Middle Eastern Food
     
    Product Description:
    In this updated and greatly enlarged edition of her Book of Middle Eastern Food, Claudia Roden re-creates a classic. The book was originally published here in 1972 and was hailed by James Beard as "a landmark in the field of cookery"; this new version represents the accumulation of the author's thirty years of further extensive travel throughout the ever-changing landscape of the Middle East, gathering recipes and stories.

    Now Ms. Roden gives us more than 800 recipes, including the aromatic variations that accent a dish and define the country of origin: fried garlic and cumin and coriander from Egypt, cinnamon and allspice from Turkey, sumac and tamarind from Syria and Lebanon, pomegranate syrup from Iran, preserved lemon and harissa from North Africa. She has worked out simpler approaches to traditional dishes, using healthier ingredients and time-saving methods without ever sacrificing any of the extraordinary flavor, freshness, and texture that distinguish the cooking of this part of the world.

    Throughout these pages she draws on all four of the region's major cooking styles:
            -        The refined haute cuisine of Iran, based on rice exquisitely prepared and embellished with a range of meats, vegetables, fruits, and nuts
            -        Arab cooking from Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan--at its finest today, and a good source for vegetable and bulgur wheat dishes
            -        The legendary Turkish cuisine, with its kebabs, wheat and rice dishes, yogurt salads, savory pies, and syrupy pastries
            -        North African cooking, particularly the splendid fare of Morocco, with its heady mix of hot and sweet, orchestrated to perfection in its couscous dishes and tagines

    From the tantalizing mezze--those succulent bites of filled fillo crescents and cigars, chopped salads, and stuffed morsels, as well as tahina, chickpeas, and eggplant in their many guises--to the skewered meats and savory stews and hearty grain and vegetable dishes, here is a rich array of the cooking that Americans embrace today. No longer considered exotic--all the essential ingredients are now available in supermarkets, and the more rare can be obtained through mail order sources (readily available on the Internet)--the foods of the Middle East are a boon to the home cook looking for healthy, inexpensive, flavorful, and wonderfully satisfying dishes, both for everyday eating and for special occasions.

    Product Description:
    In this updated and greatly enlarged edition of her Book of Middle Eastern Food, Claudia Roden re-creates a classic. The book was originally published here in 1972 and was hailed by James Beard as "a landmark in the field of cookery"; this new version represents the accumulation of the author's thirty years of further extensive travel throughout the ever-changing landscape of the Middle East, gathering recipes and stories.

    Now Ms. Roden gives us more than 800 recipes, including the aromatic variations that accent a dish and define the country of origin: fried garlic and cumin and coriander from Egypt, cinnamon and allspice from Turkey, sumac and tamarind from Syria and Lebanon, pomegranate syrup from Iran, preserved lemon and harissa from North Africa. She has worked out simpler approaches to traditional dishes, using healthier ingredients and time-saving methods without ever sacrificing any of the extraordinary flavor, freshness, and texture that distinguish the cooking of this part of the world.

    Throughout these pages she draws on all four of the region's major cooking styles:
            -        The refined haute cuisine of Iran, based on rice exquisitely prepared and embellished with a range of meats, vegetables, fruits, and nuts
            -        Arab cooking from Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan--at its finest today, and a good source for vegetable and bulgur wheat dishes
            -        The legendary Turkish cuisine, with its kebabs, wheat and rice dishes, yogurt salads, savory pies, and syrupy pastries
            -        North African cooking, particularly the splendid fare of Morocco, with its heady mix of hot and sweet, orchestrated to perfection in its couscous dishes and tagines

    From the tantalizing mezze--those succulent bites of filled fillo crescents and cigars, chopped salads, and stuffed morsels, as well as tahina, chickpeas, and eggplant in their many guises--to the skewered meats and savory stews and hearty grain and vegetable dishes, here is a rich array of the cooking that Americans embrace today. No longer considered exotic--all the essential ingredients are now available in supermarkets, and the more rare can be obtained through mail order sources (readily available on the Internet)--the foods of the Middle East are a boon to the home cook looking for healthy, inexpensive, flavorful, and wonderfully satisfying dishes, both for everyday eating and for special occasions.

    Classic Central Asian Bukharian Jewish Cuisine & Customs

    By Amnun Kimyagarov

    Hardcover

    Classic Central Asian Bukharian Jewish Cuisine & Customs
    Lowest New Price: $28.99*
    Usually ships in 1-2 business days*
    *(As of 12:20 Pacific 22 Feb 2020 More Info)


    Click Here
    Product Description:
    Presenting a collection of some 200 unique Central Asian Jewish recipes, many of them long-forgotten. The recipes have been adapted to suit the modern kitchen and are presented in full detail. The recipes in the book are presented within the context of Central Asian Jewry. Included in this book is an extensive overview of this ethnic group's history and culture. The text is accompanied by numerous illustrations and one-of-a-kind historic photographs, tracking the development of Central Asian Jewish cuisine and customs over the past 100 years. Hardcover

    America's Restaurant Recipes

     
     


     
    Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

    Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.

    Contact Us     Privacy     Terms Of Use     Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

    Copyright © 2005-2018, Answers 2000 Limited
     
     
      Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

    CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
    CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S. r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.

    In Association With Amazon.com
    Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
    In Association With Amazon.co.uk
    Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
    As an Amazon Associate, our company earns from qualifying purchases. Amazon, the Amazon logo, Endless, and the Endless logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.



    All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
    All third party content and adverts are copyright of their respective owners.

    Some graphics on our web sites are Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Hemera Technologies Inc., and used under license. All such pictures are provided for viewing purposes only and are not to be saved or downloaded. All such pictures of recognizable individuals are models and used for illustrative purposes only, and not meant to imply any association or endorsement of said individual with any product or service.