Haz­an Fam­i­ly Favorites, Beloved Ital­ian Recipes

Giu­liano Hazan
  • From the Publisher
April 16, 2012

In Haz­an Fam­i­ly Favorites award win­ning author, teacher, and celebri­ty chef Giu­liano Haz­an, son of the doyenne of Ital­ian cui­sine Mar­cel­la Haz­an, shares recipes that have been passed down from gen­er­a­tion to gen­er­a­tion, along with rem­i­nis­cences of Shab­bat din­ners at his grand­par­ents house, favorite meals his moth­er pre­pared, and the meals he shares with his wife and daugh­ters at home. Giuliano’s fam­i­ly, accord­ing to leg­end, descend­ed from the Hidal­gos of Spain. In his lat­est book Giu­liano shows how var­i­ous cul­tures encoun­tered dur­ing the family’s wan­der­ings influ­enced the recipes they still enjoy today such as Borek­i­tas, Ital­ian Latkas, Zuc­chi­ni filled with Rice and Meat, and Shab­bat Spinach and Chick Peas. From Turkey, to Italy and the Unit­ed States, this quin­tes­sen­tial sto­ry of the wan­der­ing Jew demon­strates the essen­tial role food plays in strength­en­ing fam­i­ly bonds and traditions. 

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