The Kosher food industry has experienced an explosion over the last decade. There are not only a multitude of new Kosher ingredients that we can use in our Kosher culinary creations today, but also thousands of Kosher recipe resources at our fingertips. Many of which are FREE!
The explosion in Kosher food products and ingredients has been complimented by the creation of hundreds of new Kosher cooking websites, cookbooks and even magazines. I’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular Kosher cooking resources. These Kosher recipe resources will come in handy for any of your preparations for all Jewish occasions: Shabbat, Rosh Hashana, Sukkot, Passover, Shavuot and more.
There are a plethora of Kosher cookbooks in print today. Here are some of the most popular ones, any of which are sure to provide you with excellent Kosher recipes.
Classics like Levana’s Table: Kosher Cooking for Everyone by Levana Kirshenbaum, Kosher by Design series by Susie Fishbein, Spice and Spirit: The Complete Kosher Jewish Cookbook, The Balabuste’s Choice Kosher Cookbook, Jeff Nathan’s Family Suppers, The Book of Jewish Foodby Claudia Roden, Healthy Helpings by Norene Gilletz, and of course, Gil Mark’s Encyclopedia of Jewish Food and Gatherings.
The groundbreaking Kosher Revolutionby Geila Hocherman, Simply Southern: With a Dash of Kosher Soul by Margolin Hebrew Academy, Hip Kosher by Ronnie Fein, The Kosher Baker by Paula Shoyer, Hannah Kaminsky’s Vegan Desserts , The At Home Gourmet by Sarah Lasry and Adventures in Jewish Cooking by Jeffrey Nathan.
The Quick & Kosher: Meals in Minutes series by Jamie Geller, Jewish Slow Cooker Recipes by Laura Frankel, Persian Food from the Non-persian Bride by Reyna Simnegar, Soup: A Kosher Collection by Pamela Reiss, Kosher Elegance by Efrat Libfroind, The Complete Asian Kosher Cookbook by Shifra Devorah Witt, Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France by Joan Nathan.
Just click on any of these links to see these cookbooks in more detail and, of course, to buy one or two or three… They make great Hostess gifts as well!
The last few years have also brought us many new online Kosher cooking websites as well, especially of the ethnic and whole foods variety. Here’s a listing of some of the most popular of these websites devoted to providing the Jewish consumer with the best of gourmet and everyday Kosher recipes.
All the recipes found on any of these websites are FREE!
LevanaCooks, Gourmania, CulinaryKosher, DinnerinVenice, The Kosher Scene, Koshereye, JoyofKosher, CookKosher, Kosherfood.About.com, GourmetKosherCooking, The Gluten Free Maven, KosherStreet, KosherInspired, KosherPersianFood, The Jewish Hostess, Israelikitchen, The Kosher Channel, The Jew and the Carrot, The Shiksa.
These websites are all beautiful, interactive and full of a wide variety of amazing free Kosher recipes.
KOSHER COOKING MAGAZINES
Following the new trend set by Rachel Ray, there are a number of new Kosher gourmet food magazines in print today: Kosher Inspired, Bits&Bites, Betayavon, and JoyofKosher which can all be purchased at your local Jewish bookstore or market.
KOSHER COOKBOOK APPs
While cookbook apps are becoming more and more popular as the app market experiences its rapid growth, Gloria Kobrin and Appsolute Media are the first to bring us our very own Kosher Cookbook App for iPad/iPhone, called Kosher Cookbook. There is also a Kosher cookbook app after my own Hungarian heart, Going Paprikash by Ofir Vardi available as well.
I hope this list will help enhance your Jewish Holidays, your Yom Tov meals, and your homes.