Bubbe And Me In The Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook Of Beloved Recipes And Modern Twists by Miri RotkovitzBubbe And Me In The Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook Of Beloved Recipes And Modern Twists by Miri Rotkovitz

Bubbe And Me In The Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook Of Beloved Recipes And Modern Twists

byMiri Rotkovitz

Paperback | August 2, 2016

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A Kosher Cookbook that Reinvigorates Family Recipes and Embraces Our Culinary Future

Jerry Seinfeld's fictional dentist Tim Whatley famously converted to Judaism "for the jokes," but if there's one thing that defines Jewish culture as much as humor it's food. This could not be truer for chef and food writer Miri Rotkovitz. Throughout her childhood Miri gleaned and nurtured a devotion to international Jewish in the kitchen of her grandmother, Ruth Morrison Simon.Bubbe and Me in the Kitchenis a touching, humorous, versatile kosher cookbook, which celebrates the storied recipes that characterize and reinvent Jewish food culture.

Offering time-tested culinary treasures from her grandmother's recipe box, plus more than 80 original recipes of Miri's own, this kosher cookbook includes Ashkenazi favorites such as babka, brisket, and matzo ball soup, and more global dishes, from za'atar pita chips and forbidden rice bowls to watermelon gazpacho and Persian chicken stew.

With contributions from Ronnie Fein, Kim Kushner, Paula Shoyer, and other Jewish food professionals, as well as holiday menus, this kosher cookbook is just as likely to spark memories and spur conversation as it is to enliven your meals.

  • Generational perspectives on keeping kosher
  • Over 100 recipes reflecting the diversity of traditional and modern Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Mizrahi cuisine
  • A kosher cookbook with recipe labels in accordance with a kosher diet
Miri Rotkovitzis a food writer, editor, recipe developer, and registered dietitian. She got her start in food writing at the James Beard Foundation, and has since turned her eye to food trends, nutrition questions raised by modern food processing, and the evolution of the kashrut industry. Inspired by Jewish tradition and culinary hist...
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Title:Bubbe And Me In The Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook Of Beloved Recipes And Modern TwistsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:262 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 2, 2016Publisher:Arcas PublishingLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

CONTENTSIntroduction 11CHAPTER ONEMy Family, Our People, A World of Recipes CHAPTER TWOBreakfast and Brunch 32 Feinkuchen Egg Sandwich with Avocado33 Breakfast Quinoa with Berries34 Smoked Salmon Bagels with Herbed Goat Cheese and Veggies36 Challah Strata with Mushrooms and Asparagus38 Poppy-Topped Cheddar Quiche39 Three-Cheese Quiche with Caramelized Onions and Spinach41 Pecan and Walnut Sticky Buns44 Pecan-Topped Cherry Ricotta Kugel45 Blueberry Oat Scones47 Apricot Pistachio Babka50 Sour Cream and Banana Muffins51 Passover PancakesCHAPTER THREEMezze and Snacks 56 Feta and Olives with Oregano59 Smoky Spice-Roasted Chickpeas60 Deviled Eggs with Chives and Smoked Paprika61 Moroccan-Spiced Carrot Dip62 Muhammara64 Patacones and Simple Guacamole67 Za'atar Pita Chips68 Potato Cakes with Quick Salted Cod (Coddies)70 Rye Soft Pretzels with Raspberry Mustard72 Thai Summer Rolls with Peanut Sauce74 Nori and Smoked Salmon "Petits Fours"76 Charoset Three Ways79 Oven Fries with Za'atar AioliCHAPTER FOURSalads and Vegetables 82 Two-Way Slaw84 Purple Cabbage Slaw with Toasted Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette86 Arugula, Apple, and Date Salad with Goat Cheese and Pecans87 Roasted Beet Salad with Ginger and Garlic Vinaigrette88 Grapefruit, Avocado, and Sardine Salad with Za'atar Croutons91 Spinach Salad with Roasted Mushrooms and Quick-Pickled Red Onions93 Asparagus with Smoky Pepper Vinaigrette94 Romanesco with Golden Raisins and Toasted Almonds95 Butternut Purée with Roasted Garlic and Ginger96 Maple Dijon-Glazed Brussels Sprouts97 Colcannon with Kale98 Potato Latkes with Ras el Hanout and Lemon ZestCHAPTER FIVEGrains 102 Basmati Rice with Sweet Carrot and Orange103 Ema's Cold Rice Salad105 Forbidden Rice Salad with Mango and Ginger Vinaigrette108 Barley and Roasted Vegetable Salad110 Orzo Salad with Roasted Carrots and Lentils112 Quinoa with Arugula, Butternut Squash, and Citrus Vinaigrette115 Farro Salad with Lemony White Beans, Roasted Red Peppers, and Cauliflower117 Buckwheat Soba Salad118 Israeli Couscous with Garlic-Roasted Mushrooms119 Couscous with Pistachios, Nectarines, and Herbs120 Parmesan Quinoa-Stuffed MushroomsCHAPTER SIXSoups 124 Roasted Tomato Soup125 Classic Tomato Gazpacho126 Watermelon Gazpacho131 Parsley and Nutmeg Matzo Balls132 Golden Vegetable Broth with Dill Matzo Balls134 Ruby Chard and Lemongrass Schav with Herbed Sour Cream136 "Emergency" Chicken Soup137 Garlic, Ginger, and Turmeric Tonic Soup138 Hearty Vegetable Soup with Farro139 Butternut and Roasted Corn Chowder with Garam Masala141 Beluga Lentil SoupCHAPTER SEVENFish 144 Penne with Tuna, Artichokes, and Capers146 Old School Salmon Cakes148 Pistachio and Mint-Crusted Wild Salmon with Tzatziki151 Orange Dijon Salmon152 Sole with Spinach, Lemon, and Capers153 Moroccan-Spiced Cod with Oranges and Olives154 Black Bass with Burst Cherry Tomatoes and Herbs156 Salt-Crusted Branzino with HerbsCHAPTER EIGHTPoultry and Meat 160 Citrus Chicken with Clementine Salsa162 Pomegranate-Lacquered Roast Chicken164 Marmalade-Roasted Chicken with Potatoes166 Easy Apricot Chicken167 Arroz con Pollo169 Persian Chicken Stew with Tomatoes and Green Beans172 Za'atar-Lemon Turkey Breast with Fennel173 Pineapple Ginger Ribeyes175 Wine-Braised Short Ribs with Kumquats177 Classic Brisket with New Potatoes and Carrots178 Cranberry Horseradish Brisket180 Cloak and Dagger CHAPTER NINEMeatless Mains 184 Kasha Varnishkes with Ratatouille186 Savory Vegetable Pot Pie188 Forbidden Rice Bowl with Tofu, Sweet Potato, and Greens190 Roasted Beet Reuben192 Vegetarian Paella193 Corn and Spinach Quesadillas with Saucy Black Beans194 Basil Pesto and Pea Pasta196 Spinach and Ricotta Manicotti200 Matzo Spanakopita203 Cauliflower "Couscous" with Vegetable Tagine205 White Bean CassouletCHAPTER TENDesserts and Bread 208 Dried Plums and Apricots with Almond Paste and Almonds209 Chocolate Oat Bars210 Whole-Grain Sunken Peach and Raspberry Cake212 Savta's Semi-Famous Jewish Apple Cake214 Russian Tea Cakes218 Pumpkin Halvah Bars219 Nana Elsie's Czechoslovakian Cookies221 Aunt Clara's Hazelnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies222 Chocolate Orange Ricotta Cheesecake224 Poppy Seed Hamantaschen Dough with Fruit Filling227 Tart Cherry and Dark Chocolate Granita Duo229 Strawberry Trifle231 Homemade Seeded Rye Bread233 Maple-Glazed Vegan ChallahPassover: Ingredient Substitutions and Passover Recipe Index 237Yom Tov (Holiday) Menus 242The Clean Fifteen and the Dirty Dozen 247Measurement Conversion Charts â248Recipe Index 249Index 250Acknowledgments 251About the Author 252

Editorial Reviews

An homage to her grandmother and to all grandmothers, Miri's book is a brilliant source of flavor-packed, healthy kosher recipes. It offers comfort and transports you to foreign lands and passed times, and it takes you straight into Bubbe's kitchen. -Alexandra Zohn, food writer, certified holistic health coach, and founder and executive pastry chef of Three Tablespoons, a baking company specializing in nutritious treats It's touching to see how the influence of Miri's beloved Bubbe's has inspired her to continue her own culinary journey, linking the generations past, present, and future to their culinary Jewish heritage. This cookbook is chock full of internationally-inspired kosher fare with flair! -Norene Gilletz, coauthor of The Silver Platter, and author of The New Food Processor Bible and many other cookbooksMiri Rotkovitz's new cookbook, Bubbe & Me in the Kitchen, is a great addition to my now growing Jewish cookbook collection. -- Florence&Isabel.comLooking to step up your Rosh Hashanah game? Look no further than Bubbe & Me in the Kitchen! Filled with beloved kosher classics and favorites with a modern twist, not to be missed! -- Soom Foods