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The New Complete International Jewish Cookbook [Hardcover]

Evelyn Rose
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Book Description

18 July 2011
This new illustrated edition of Evelyn Rose's classic book has been completely revised and updated by Evelyn's daughter Judi, ensuring it continues to be the culinary bible of Jewish cuisine. Packed with mouth-watering ideas for both family meals and those special occasions when you want to impress without spending hours in the kitchen, the book contains over 1000 fail-safe recipes for which the author is justly celebrated. Ideal for novices and experienced cooks alike, the easy-to-follow recipes showcase the diversity of Jewish cooking which draws influences from Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean and Middle East. From soups and starters to desserts, breads and baking, the recipes provide inspiration for everyday cooking as well as step-by step features on entertaining through the seasons. A guide to the major Jewish festivals, such as Passover, explains the 'why' and 'hows' of much-loved symbolic dishes as well as providing menu plans.

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  • Hardcover: 648 pages
  • Publisher: Pavilion (18 July 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 186205908X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1862059085
  • Product Dimensions: 27.6 x 19.9 x 4.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 72,759 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A culinary bible of Jewish cuisine for European Jews." --JewishBoston.com

About the Author

Evelyn Rose was a world authority on Jewish food and the foremost Jewish food writer in Britain. She was food editor of the Jewish Chronicle for over three decades and regularly appeared on TV and radio. In 1989 she was awarded an MBE for her services to the consumer and was an Honorary Life Fellow of the Institute of Home Economics. She died in May 2003.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Simply the best 8 Mar 2002
By A Customer
I have used her books for some 25 years now and I've never had a failure yet. All baking recipes are successful.it's great to know that Evelyn Rose can be relied upon every time.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best jewish cookbook- but... 8 July 2011
By Lynda G
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This is a great book and I have worn out 2 previous copies- all recipes are fabulous and use 'normal' ingredients, The only 'but' is it is in a white embossed cover!!! What were the printers thinking? So if you are getting this book (which you should) then also get some sticky back plastic to cover it before you use.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A MUST for every kitchen, Jewish or not! 3 Jan 2001
By A Customer
An essential book for everybody who wants to sink his teeth into traditional as well as contemporary Jewish cooking ... oh, and into good food. It gives an easy step-by-step guide on the "how", as well as information on the "why" ... foolproof receipes for delicious food from all corners of the world. Not only a receipe book as such, this book gives you some insight into Jewish traditions, and if you have to entertain a larger party, you'll find everything in here too. Clearly a must for every kitchen, be it Jewish or not!
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent 29 Jan 2002
By A Customer
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I use this book all the time. I love it because it's got some great recipes which actually work and her style is friendly and unpretentious.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Jewish cook book 30 Aug 2011
This book is great and very traditional! It's lovely and useful to read about the origins of some of the dishes! The only thing that would be more useful to me and I'm sure other readers would be to have more photographs of the dishes! This somehow makes it more inviting to make and also would help to see how the dish should turn out in the end!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Jewish cook book hardback 3 May 2014
By suzanne
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Still in it's cello wrapper. Brand new cookery book. This will be a gift, however I do know that it's a fabulous book. Well packaged, arrived quickly.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant! 12 Oct 2013
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Have always found Evelyn Rose recipes clear and fool-proof--very dependable to know what you're going to cook will turn out to be delicious. This version surpasses the other editions. The menu suggestions are inspiring and clarity of amounts are very helpful! Have given it to my daughter as a gift as my own older edition is falling apart, but I'm tempted to buy a copy of this one for myself as well.
The parcel arrived within a working day and in excelllent condition.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Jewish Cook Book 21 Sep 2013
By Amelia
I have the old version of this book and have bought quite a few of this new version for gifts. The book encompasses all the basic, more modern recipes and ideas and ingredients. Everything works well and like me these new readers will I am certain turn to this book time and time again
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
some of the recipes useful.
Published 1 month ago by Rachel Sas
5.0 out of 5 stars It was a surprise gift for my daughter - and the book looked so...
I actually bought the book for my daughter to take back to the USA with her! She didn't actually open the book before she packed it in her suitcase BUT the front cover of the book... Read more
Published 12 months ago by Mrs Valerie J Millin
4.0 out of 5 stars The jewish Mrs Beeton
This is the book every mother gives her daughter when she gets married. So some of the recipes will never get dusted down, who cares. Read more
Published 16 months ago by Kitchen megillahs
5.0 out of 5 stars This is an excellent cookery book, which I bought as an engagement...
An excellent cookery book,I suitable for a newly wed couple as a complete cookbook and I can highly recommend it.
Published 18 months ago by Ruth Marcus
5.0 out of 5 stars The Original and the best
I have bought this book for presents for people and it has always gone down well, I have an old copy that I consult on an almost daily basis as Evelyn Rose is one of my culinary... Read more
Published 19 months ago by L Dover
2.0 out of 5 stars Evelyn Rose v. Florence Greenberg: A personal view and review.
As a rule, I try not to make book reviews too personal but in this case I'm going to make an exception. Read more
Published 20 months ago by Sue Kichenside
3.0 out of 5 stars it's a staple
It's a standard cookbook but as a vegetarian I was disappointed that on looking in the vegetarian recipe section the first one i happened to see was for a tuna dish! Read more
Published 20 months ago by N A ZEIDER
4.0 out of 5 stars The New Complete International Jewish Cookbook
I do like the book. However, the recipes in the book weren't very different to those in my original book which I was replacing (that had broken through long use). Read more
Published 21 months ago by Melanie Wiener
5.0 out of 5 stars Best cookbook ever. Truly.
Can't give enough praise for this cookbook and its methodology and freezing/storing advice. Have found every recipe foolproof and it isn't necessary to be Jewish to use and enjoy. Read more
Published 22 months ago by torharris
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing book
I bought this book for my mum, after buying my own copy and loving it. It has so many different recipes and is by far my most treasured cook book! Read more
Published 23 months ago by Ms. C. L. Gascoine
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