Hip Kosher

Ron­nie Fein
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By – January 26, 2012

Many of today’s kosher cooks are inter­est­ed in expand­ing their reper­toire beyond tra­di­tion­al Jew­ish cui­sine. There is a grow­ing trend to replace grandma’s chick­en soup and kasha var­nishkas with kosher meals that are both mod­ern and eclectic. 

With over 175 recipes, Ron­nie Fein’s lat­est cook­book, Hip Kosher, offers an anti­dote to con­ven­tion­al Jew­ish fare with a wide selec­tion of easy to pre­pare con­tem­po­rary dish­es. With Fein’s expla­na­tion of kashrut and help­ful cook­ing hints accom­pa­ny­ing each recipe, every cook — from the novice to the sea­soned pro — has some­thing to gain from Hip Kosher. Her recipes, based on healthy and fresh ingre­di­ents include: gaz­pa­cho, cur­ried quinoa stir-fry, salmon with pineap­ple man­go sal­sa, chick­en with dates and toast­ed almonds, yogurt spice cake, and an array of veg­e­tar­i­an dishes. 

With recipes that appeal to any palette and are suit­able for a host of occa­sions, this is the per­fect cook­book for the adven­tur­ous cook who wants to have fun in the kitchen
Lau­ren Ski­ba grad­u­at­ed from Emory Uni­ver­si­ty in 2006 with a BA in Jew­ish and Mid­dle East­ern Studies.

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