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Sephardi: Cooking the History. Recipes of the Jews of Spain and the Diaspora, from the 13th Century to Today

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Sephardi: Cooking the History. Recipes of the Jews of Spain and the Diaspora, from the 13th Century to Today

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In this extraordinary cookbook, chef and scholar H l ne Jawhara-Pi er combines rich culinary history and Jewish heritage to serve up over fifty culturally significant recipes. Steeped in the history of the Sephardic Jews (Jews of Spain) and their diaspora, these recipes are expertly collected from such diverse sources as medieval cookbooks, Inquisition trials, medical treatises, poems, and literature. Original sources ranging from the thirteenth century onwards and written in Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Occitan, Italian, and Hebrew, are here presented in English translation, bearing witness to the culinary diversity of the Sephardim, who brought their cuisine with them and kept it alive wherever they went. Jawhara-Pi er provides enlightening commentary for each recipe, revealing underlying societal issues from anti-Semitism to social order. In addition, the author provides several of her own recipes inspired by her research and academic studies.

Each creation and bite of the dishes herein are guaranteed to transport the reader to the most deeply moving and intriguing aspects of Jewish history. Jawhara-Pi er reminds us that eating is a way to commemorate the past.

ISBN: 9781644695319

ISBN-10: 9781644695319

Publisher: Cherry Orchard Books

Publication Date: 06/15/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 05/11/2021 - 12:00am

Pages: 200

Language: English

Categories

Regional & Ethnic - Jewish & Kosher

History

Regional & Ethnic - Spanish