Simply Nigella

Feel Good Food
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250073766
Category: Cooking
Page: 384
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"Part of the balance of life lies in understanding that different days require different ways of eating . . ." Whatever the occasion, food-in the making and the eating-should always be pleasurable. Simply Nigella taps into the rhythms of our cooking lives, with recipes that are uncomplicated, relaxed, and yet always satisfying. From quick and calm workday dinners (Miso Salmon; Cauliflower & Cashew Nut Curry) to stress-free ideas when feeding a crowd (Chicken Traybake with Bitter Orange & Fennel) to the instant joy of bowlfood for cozy nights on the sofa (Thai Noodles with Cinnamon and Shrimp), here is food guaranteed to make everyone feel good. Whether you need to create some breathing space at the end of a long week (Asian-Flavored Short Ribs), indulge in a sweet treat (Lemon Pavlova; Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots) or wake up to a strength-giving breakfast (Toasty Olive Oil Granola), Nigella's new cookbook is filled with recipes destined to become firm favorites. Simply Nigella is the perfect antidote to our busy lives: a calm and glad celebration of food to soothe and uplift.

How to Eat


Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: 1401396402
Category: Cooking
Page: 506
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Through her wildly popular television shows, her five bestselling cookbooks, her line of kitchenware, and her frequent media appearances, Nigella Lawson has emerged as one of the food world's most seductive personalities. How to Eat is the book that started it all--Nigella's signature, all-purposed cookbook, brimming with easygoing mealtime strategies and 350 mouthwatering recipes, from a truly sublime Tarragon French Roast Chicken to a totally decadent Chocolate Raspberry Pudding Cake. Here is Nigella's total (and totally irresistible) approach to food--the book that lays bare her secrets for finding pleasure in the simple things that we cook and eat every day.

Nigella Express

Good Food, Fast
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: 1401306020
Category: Cooking
Page: 400
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The Domestic Goddess is back--and this time it's instant. Nigella and her style of cooking have earned a special place in our lives, symbolizing all that is best, most pleasurable, most hands-on, and least fussy about good food. But that doesn't mean she wants us to spend hours in the kitchen, slaving over a hot stove. Featuring fabulous fast foods, ingenious shortcuts, terrific time-saving ideas, effortless entertaining tips, and simple, scrumptious meals, Nigella Express is her solution to eating well when time is short. Here are mouthwatering meals, quick to prepare and easy to follow, that you can conjure up after a day in the office or on a busy weekend for family or unexpected guests. This is food you can make as you hit the kitchen running, with vital advice on how to keep your pantry stocked and your freezer and fridge stacked. When time is precious, you can't spend hours shopping, so you need to make life easier by being prepared. Not that these recipes are basic--though they are always simple--but it's important to make every ingredient earn its place, minimizing effort by maximizing taste. Here too is great food that can be prepared quickly but cooked slowly in the oven, leaving you time to have a bath, a drink, talk to friends, or help the children with their homework--minimum stress for maximum enjoyment . . . Nigella Express features a new generation of fast food--never basic, never dull, always doable, quick, and delicious. Featuring recipes seen on Food Network's Nigella Express series.

Kitchen

Recipes from the Heart of the Home
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Knopf Canada
ISBN: 030736402X
Category: Cooking
Page: 512
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Kitchen tells the story of the life of the kitchen, through the food we eat now and the way we live, in the most important room of the house. Compendious, informative and utterly engaging, Kitchen brings us feel-good food for cooks and eaters that is comforting but always seductive, nostalgic but with a modern twist — whether express-style easy-exotic recipes for the weekday rush, leisurely slow-cook dishes for weekends and special occasions, or irresistible cakes and cookies as the Domestic Goddess rides again. It answers everyday cooking quandaries — what to give the kids for lunch, how to rustle up a meal for friends in moments, or what to do about those black bananas, wrinkled apples and bullet-hard plums — and since real cooking is so often about leftovers, here one recipe can morph into another... from ham hocks to pea soup and pasties, from chicken to Chinatown salad. This isn't just about being thrifty but about being creative and seeing how recipes come about and evolve. As well as offering the reader a mouthwatering array of inspired new recipes — from clams with chorizo to Guinness gingerbread, from Asian braised beef to flourless chocolate lime cake, from pasta Genovese to Venetian carrot cake — Nigella rounds up her no-nonsense Kitchen Kit and Caboodle must-haves (and, crucially, what isn't needed) in the way of equipment and magical standby ingredients. But above all, she reminds the reader how much pleasure there is to be had in real food and in reclaiming the traditional rhythms of the kitchen, as she cooks to the beat of the heart of the home, creating simple, delicious recipes to make life less complicated. The expansive, lively narrative, with its rich feast of food, makes this new work a natural 21st-century successor to Nigella's classic How To Eat, this time with a wealth of photographs from the instructive to the glorious. From the Hardcover edition.

Nigella Fresh

Delicious Flavors on Your Plate All Year Round
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: 1401306160
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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In Nigella Fresh, Nigella Lawson shows readers how to prolong that warm summer feeling through even the darkest days of winter. Innovative, versatile, and delicious, this is an irresistible and wide-ranging volume full of summery recipes that can be eaten at any time--from succulent Spanish and Italian dishes to the fragrant mezze of the Eastern Mediterranean; from roasted vegetables and barbecued sea bass, Moroccan roast lamb, and Mauritian prawn curry, to food that conjures up the traditional strawberries-and-cream feel of an English summer afternoon or Indian-summer evening at home. And to top it all off, there is a fabulous selection of unusual ice creams and melt-in-your-mouth desserts. The constant in the recipes is simplicity, freshness, and enjoyment: easy cooking and easy eating. Written with her characteristic flair and passion, Nigella Fresh will delight Nigella's legions of fans.

Nigella Kitchen

Recipes from the Heart of the Home
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: 1401306136
Category: Cooking
Page: 512
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Comprehensive, informative, and engaging, Nigella Kitchen offers feel-good food for cooks and eaters that is comforting yet always seductive, nostalgic but with a modern twist--whether super-fast exotic recipes for the weekday rush, leisurely slow-cook dishes for weekends and special occasions, or irresistible cakes and cookies in true "domestic goddess" style. Nigella Kitchen answers everyday cooking quandaries--what to feed a group of hungry teenagers, how to rustle up a spur-of-the-moment meal for friends, or how to treat yourself when you're home alone--and since real cooking is so often about leftovers, here one recipe can morph into another . . . from ham hocks in cider to cidery pea soup, from "praised" chicken to Chinatown salad. This isn't just about being thrifty; it's about being creative and seeing how recipes evolve. With 190 mouthwatering and inspiring recipes, including more than 60 express-style recipes (30 minutes or under), Nigella Kitchen offers plenty of choice--from clams with chorizo to Guinness gingerbread, from Asian braised beef shank to flourless chocolate lime cake, from pasta alla Genovese to Venetian carrot cake. In addition, Nigella presents her no-nonsense kitchen kit must-haves (and crucially what isn't needed) in the way of equipment and magical standby ingredients. But above all, she reminds the reader how much pleasure there is to be had in real food and in reclaiming the traditional rhythms of the kitchen, as she cooks to the beat of the heart of the home, creating simple, delicious recipes to make life less complicated Gorgeously illustrated, this expansive, lively narrative, with its rich feast of food, is destined to be a twenty-first-century classic.

Nigella Christmas

Food, Family, Friends, Festivities
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Knopf Canada
ISBN: 0307364011
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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Nigella Christmas comprises reliable, practical, easy-to-follow recipes and inspiring and reassuring advice, presented in a gorgeous package that will make this the ultimate gift to yourself, your family and friends. Nigella Christmas will surely become an all-time perennial favourite, the book we will all reach for – for minimum stress and maximum enjoyment – at holiday season. Recipes include everything from Christmas cakes and puddings to quick homemade presents (cookies and chutneys); food to cook and freeze ahead; oven slow-cooking; “hero” ingredients; as well as party food and drinks. And, of course, exciting and inspiring variations for the Main Event – from traditional turkey, festive ham and special trimmings; to a Swedish or Polish Christmas à la Nigella; to a vegetarian Christmas feast. From the Hardcover edition.

Feast

Food That Celebrates Life
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Knopf Canada
ISBN: 030736397X
Category: Cooking
Page: 480
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Feast is written to stand alongside Nigella’s classic and best loved book, How to Eat. Comprehensive and informed, this stunning new book will be equally at home in the kitchen or on the bedside table. A feast for both the eyes and the senses, written with Nigella Lawson’s characteristic flair and passion, Feast: Food that Celebrates Life is a major book in the style of her classic How to Eat, applying Nigella’s “Pleasures and Principles of Good Food” to the celebrations and special occasions of life. Essentially about families and food, about public holidays and private passions, about how to celebrate the big occasions and the small everyday pleasures — those times when food is more than just fuel — Feast takes us through Christmas, Thanksgiving and birthdays, to Passover and a special Sardinian Easter; from that first breakfast together to a meal fit for the in-laws; from seasonal banquets of strawberries or chestnuts to the ultimate chocolate cake; from food for cheering up the “Unhappy Hour” to funeral baked-meats; from a Georgian feast to a love-fest; from Nigella’s all-time favourite dish to a final New Year fast. Evocative, gorgeous, refreshingly uncomplicated and full of ideas, Feast proclaims Nigella’s love of life and great food with which to celebrate it. Packed with over 200 recipes from all over the world — and from near home — with helpful menus for whole meals, and more than 120 colour photographs, Feast is destined to become a classic. From the Hardcover edition.

At My Table

A Celebration of Home Cooking
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250154278
Category: Cooking
Page: 320
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Nigella Lawson, the international bestselling author of such classic cookbooks as How to Be a Domestic Goddess and Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food, shares recipes of the meals that she loves to cook for friends and family. Warm, comforting, and inspiring, Nigella’s At My Table: A Celebration of Home Cooking offers a collection of recipes that are simple to prepare, giving you an opportunity to enhance your culinary skills and create a variety of delicious dishes—featuring a host of new ingredients to enrich classic flavors and tastes. From main courses including Chicken Fricassee, Hake with Bacon, Peas and Cider, and Chili Mint Lamb Cutlets through colorful vegetable dishes such as Eastern Mediterranean Chopped Salad and Carrots and Fennel with Harissa to treats of Emergency Brownies, Sticky Toffee Pudding, and White Chocolate Cheesecake, Nigella will help you serve up savory and sweet foods for a fine dining experience straight from your own kitchen. Includes more than 100 color photographs of dishes to whet your appetite.

The River Cafe Cookbook


Author: Rose Gray,Ruth Rogers
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446460355
Category: Cooking
Page: 320
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THE RIVER CAFE COOK BOOK is one of the most influential cookbooks ever published and is the winner of both the Glenfiddich Food Book of the Year and BCA Illustrated Book of the Year awards. Acclaimed for their innovative re-interpretation of Italian farmhouse cooking - CUCINA RUSTICA - at the River Cafe restaurant, Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers have produced an outstanding selection of Italian recipes with an emphasis on uncomplicated food which is vibrant with flavour. Beautifully illustrated, THE RIVER CAFE COOK BOOK is a wonderful guide to this approachable and exciting form of Italian cooking and a celebration of a great restaurant.

Nigella Bites


Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Knopf Canada
ISBN: 0307364003
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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“I am neither a chef nor a performer: this is the food I cook, the food I eat.” – Nigella Lawson Nigella Bites accompanies a forthcoming 10-part television series – a culinary and visual feast of recipes from the best and most glamorous young home-cook in Britain and a great cookery writer. Nigella Lawson’s passion for food and her refreshingly down-to-earth practicality breathe life into this beautiful cookbook, illustrated with full-colour photographs and recipes from her forthcoming television series. Like the series, Nigella Bites is a celebration of food, perfect for modern cooks, with recipes to suit many tastes, timetables and moods, and all characteristic of Nigella’s ethos: uncomplicated, original, fresh, and perfect for the way we live today. They’re easy to produce after a busy day at the office, fun to linger over at weekends or to make with the kids, delectable to read about, dreamy to look at and delicious to eat. In 10 chapters, each based on a different theme and episode of the television series – including All-Day Breakfasts, TV Dinners, Party Girl food, Rainy Day fare, Trashy food, Slow-Cook Weekends and Templefood – Nigella Lawson gives us her marvellous recipes, along with her thoughts on modern life and cooking, offering encouragement and wise advice. Nigella wants her readers to enjoy the pleasures of eating and cooking. With her, how could anyone resist? From the Hardcover edition.

How To Be A Domestic Goddess


Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448137594
Category: Cooking
Page: 384
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Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella’s classic cookery books. 'This is for those days or evenings when you want to usher a little something out of the kitchen that makes you thrill at the sheer pleasure you’ve conjured up.' The classic baking bible by Nigella Lawson (‘Queen of the Kitchen’ – Observer Food Monthly). This is the book that helped the world rediscover the joys of baking and kick-started the cupcake revolution, from cake shops around the country to The Great British Bake Off. How To Be a Domestic Goddess is not about being a goddess, but about feeling like one. Here is the book that feeds our fantasies, understands our anxieties and puts cakes, pies, pastries, preserves, puddings, bread and biscuits back into our own kitchens. With luscious photography, easy recipes, witty food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family. Cakes - from a simple Victoria Sponge to beautiful cupcakes Biscuits - macaroons, muffins and other indulgent treats Pies - perfect shortcrust and puff pastry and sweet and savoury recipes Puddings - crumbles, sponges, trifles and cheesecakes Chocolate - luscious chocolate recipes for sharing (or not) Children - simple recipes for baking with kids Christmas - pudding, Christmas cakes, mince pies... and mulled wine Bread - finally, the proof that baking bread can be fun, with easy bread recipes The Domestic Goddess’s Larder - essential preserves, jams, chutneys, curds and pickles that every cook should have

Eating

Vintage Minis
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473548497
Category: Cooking
Page: 144
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In this inspiring, witty and eminently sensible book, Nigella Lawson sets out a manifesto for how to cook (and eat) good food every day with a minimum of fuss. From basic roast chicken and pea risotto to white truffles and Turkish Delight figs, Nigella brings the joy back into the kitchen. Selected from the books How to Eat and Kitchen by Nigella Lawson VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. Also in the Vintage Minis series: Drinking by John Cheever Home by Salman Rushdie Summer by Laurie Lee Liberty by Virginia Woolf

Nigellissima

Instant Italian Inspiration (Nigella Collection)
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
ISBN: 9780701189174
Category:
Page: 288
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Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella's classic cookery books. 'This book is borne out of my long love affair with Italy - one that started as a heady teen romance and has weathered the ensuing years intact.' Nigellissima is a celebration of fresh, tasty and unpretentious cooking, inspired by Nigella's experiences of living, working and learning to cook in Italy. In 120 quick and easy recipes, Nigella shows you why Italian food has conquered the world, from sunny pasta dishes to rich lasagne and meats, with indulgent ice cream, cakes and puddings and perfect party food. With warm and witty food writing, mouthwatering photography and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family. Pasta - delicious new twists on spaghetti, risotto, lasagne and other favourites Flesh, fish and fowl - easy meat dishes, chicken recipes and succulent fish Vegetables and sides - tempting vegetable dishes, salads and potato recipes for any occasion Sweet things - panna cotta, ice cream and gorgeous Italian baking An Italian-inspired Christmas - roast turkey, puddings and all the trimmings... Christmas dinner with a Mediterranean twist

Nigellissima

Easy Italian-Inspired Recipes
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0770437028
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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Nigellissima, like the Italian cooking from which it takes its inspiration, is a celebration of food that is fresh, delicious, and unpretentious. Here Nigella Lawson serves up 120 straightforward and mouthwatering recipes that are quick and easy yet elevate weeknight meals into no-fuss feasts. “It was when I was sixteen or seventeen that I decided to be Italian. Not that it was a conscious decision . . . No: I simply felt drawn to Italy,” writes Nigella. And so it was that before she was a Food Network star and bestselling cookbook author, Nigella found her way to Florence, where she learned to cook like an Italian. Indeed, Italian cooking is trademark Nigella: light on touch but robust with flavor. With beautiful color photographs to inspire, Nigellissima has all the hallmarks of traditional Italian fare in its faithfulness to the freshest ingredients and simplest methods. From pasta and meat to fish, vegetables, and, of course, dolci, this cook’s tour has something for every mood, season, and occasion: Curly-Edged Pasta with Lamb Ragu is the perfect salve for a winter’s night, while tangy and light Spaghettini with Lemon and Garlic Breadcrumbs takes just minutes to prepare. Meatzza, the favorite at Nigella’s table, is a meatball mixture pressed into a pan and finished with traditional Margherita ingredients—or whatever you may have on hand. And the versatile Baby Eggplant with Oregano and Red Onion works beautifully as a starter or side or as dinner sprinkled with ricotta salata or crumbled feta. Here, too, are Green Beans with Pistachio Pesto, Roast Butternut with Sage and Pine Nuts, and fluffy Mascarpone Mash, Nigella’s twist on mashed potatoes. Never an afterthought, Nigella’s low-maintenance “sweet things” include Instant Chocolate-Orange Mousse; light, doughnut-like Sambuca Kisses; and One-Step No-Churn Coffee Ice Cream, to name just a few. Nigella believes that every ingredient must earn its place in a recipe, and she gives tips and techniques for making the most of your time in the kitchen. For example, a stash of sweet vermouth saves you from opening a bottle when you need just a splash. If a recipe calls for the juice of a lemon, Nigella uses the zest, too—that’s where its force and fragrance lie. She guides you to stocking your pantry with a few supermarket ingredients and shows you how to make the most of them for spontaneous meals that taste boldly Italian. Nigellissima is a love letter to the pleasures of cooking—and eating—the way Italians do. With a nod to the traditional but in Nigella’s trademark style, here are recipes that excite the imagination without stressing the cook.

Nigella Fresh

Delicious Flavors on Your Plate All Year Round
Author: Nigella Lawson
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 9781401310424
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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"Ms. Lawson brings to life the sensual aspects of cooking, helping you understand not only what you are after, but also the pleasure of the journey." --New York Times "Nigella is an icon; a smart sexy woman who promulgates the idea that it might be fun or even relaxing to make time to cook again." --Gourmet In Nigella Fresh, Nigella Lawson shows readers how to prolong that warm summer feeling through even the darkest days of winter. Fresh, innovative, versatile, and delicious, this is an irresistible and wide-ranging volume full of summery recipes that can be eaten at any time--from succulent Spanish and Italian dishes to the fragrant mezze of the Eastern Mediterranean; from roasted vegetables and barbecued sea bass, Moroccan roast lamb and Mauritian prawn curry, to food that conjures up the traditional strawberries-and-cream feel of an English summer afternoon or Indian-summer evening at home. And to top it all off, there is a fabulous selection of unusual ice creams and melt-in-your-mouth desserts. The constant in the recipes is simplicity, freshness, and enjoyment: easy cooking and easy eating. Written with her characteristic flair and passion, Nigella Fresh will delight Nigella's legions of fans.

Cooking in a Small Kitchen


Author: Arthur Schwartz
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 1250162874
Category: Cooking
Page: 272
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Cooking in a Small Kitchen is a four-star cooking guide that shows you how to cut loose like a cordon bleu chef in a kitchen the size of a closet. If cramped quarters have stifled your menu or limited your company for dinner, Arthur Schwartz, expansive Daily News food editor, tells you how to prepare delicious, sophisticated cuisine in a pinch for yourself and any number of guests. A devotee of the small kitchen himself (“the small size of your kitchen actually dictates a few of the basic rules of good, basic cooking and sensible easting”), Schwartz gives invaluable tips on how to juggle space and get double use from utensils, discusses ranges, extols food processors for the time and effort they save, and compiles “must have” lists of implements for the efficient kitchen. Ranging from the modest to the opulent, the 236 international recipes in Cooking in a Small Kitchen include entries for soups, pasta, salads, one-pot and skillet dinners, and desserts, in addition to unique sections on breakfast or brunch and dinners for two and four that provide complete menus and advise you on timing and what kitchenware to use. A creative gourmet, well versed in the world’s great culinary traditions, Schwartz masterfully teaches readers how to manage a king's cuisine in a pauper's pantry.

My Pantry


Author: Alice Waters
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 080418528X
Category: Cooking
Page: 144
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An accessible collection of essays and recipes introduces the James Beard Award-winning author's philosophies about making one's own provisions using seasonal, organic and healthy artisanal foods.

The Laws of Cooking

And How to Break Them
Author: Justin Warner
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250065143
Category: Cooking
Page: 320
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Foreword by Alton Brown. The Laws of Cooking . . . and How to Break Them encourages improvisation and play, while explaining Justin Warner's unique ideas about "flavor theory"-like color theory, but for your tongue. By introducing eleven laws based on familiar foods (e.g., "The Law of Peanut Butter and Jelly"; "The Law of Coffee, Cream, and Sugar"), the book will teach you why certain flavors combine brilliantly, and then show how these combinations work in 110 more complex and inventive recipes (Tomato Soup with "Grilled Cheese" Ravioli; Scallops with Black Sesame and Cherry). At the end of every recipe, Justin "breaks the law" by adding a seemingly discordant flavor that takes the combination to a new level.

The New Jewish Table

Modern Seasonal Recipes for Traditional Dishes
Author: Todd Gray,Ellen Kassoff Gray
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466832533
Category: Cooking
Page: 352
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The New Jewish Table explores the melding of two different cooking cultures, seasonal American and Eastern-European Jewish, sharing the mouth-watering recipes that result from this flavorful union from authors, chef Todd Gray and his wife Ellen Kassoff Gray. More than a love story about what one can do with fresh ingredients, Todd and Ellen talk about the food they grew up with, their life together, and how rewarding the sharing of two people's traditions—and meals—can be. When Chef Todd married his wife, Ellen, who is Jewish, their union brought about his initiation into the world of Jewish cooking. In 1999, Todd combined his love for farm-to-table ingredients with his passion for Jewish cuisine, opening the acclaimed Equinox Restaurant in Washington, D.C. With more than 125 recipes including reinterpretations of traditional Jewish favorites made with fresh, seasonal ingredients, from Yukon Gold and Sweet Potato Latkes, Ellen's Falafel with Pickled Vegetables and Minted Lemon Yogurt, and Roasted Heirloom Beets with Capers and Pistachios, to Matzo-Stuffed Cornish Game Hens, Fig and Port Wine Blintzes, and Chocolate Hazelnut Rugelach, there are recipes for every occasion that the entire family will enjoy.