ALIYAH – The Cookbook: An ingathering of family histories & recipes by Cindy Silvert
With its melting pot of immigrants from all over the world, Israel has a unique exposure to diverse culinary practices from Jews of different backgrounds. From Eastern European slums to Ethiopian villages, Jews have trekked from everywhere to their ancestral homeland and brought with them a rich culinary history.In Aliyah, food columnist, humorist, and self-taught cook Cindy Silvert teams up with Jewish National Fund-USA to take readers on a journey through the history of Israel’s immigrant migration and the food they took with them. Mixing mouthwatering recipes with heartwarming tales of Jews from all over the globe returning home, join Silvert as she shows how Jews arrived in Israel from a farm in Argentina, the hot deserts of Egypt, the United States, and more, as well as the delectable dishes from each location that are now a part of Israel’s culinary culture.Guaranteed to satisfy cravings for both new recipes to try and a Zionistic pride, Aliyah is a must-read for anyone interested in cooking, baking, and Jewish heritage.
Year first published: 2021