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Phaidon’s The Jewish Cookbook by Leah Koenig

The Jewish Cookbook by Leah Koenig (Phaidon)

The Jewish Cookbook by Leah Koenig brings together the food of the Jewish diaspora, featuring more than 400 recipes from around the world. Simple meals sit side by side with celebratory feast dishes, showcasing Jewish food at its best. First Impressions My first impressions on opening this book were mixed. It’s a substantial book, with ... Read more »

The Spice Island | Why Grenada is a Great Destination for Food Lovers

Cocoa Pods, just harvested from the tree, Grenada

The Caribbean is best known for its pretty beaches. But Grenada, known as the Spice Island, has far more to offer, especially to those of us who love chocolate, spices and tropical fruit, delicious food, lush green rain forests, and some of the most welcoming people in the world. Read on to discover the best Grenada attractions for food lovers. ... Read more »