This outstanding book is a wonderful collection of traditional Jewish recipes from Eastern Europe handed down over many generations. The recipes reflect Jewish values and culture and are presented and organized according to the Jewish calendar.
The reader can find recipes for the Sabbath and all the Jewish holidays like: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Hanukah, Purim, Passover and more. There is an introduction to each holiday's recipes explaining the Jewish dietary traditions and the whys and whats of cooking and eating for each holiday. Some recipes have been slightly modified to accommodate present-day concerns with health, diet and quality ingredients. In addition to full-color pictures of various holiday dishes, the book also includes beautiful pictures of original Jewish artworks.