Top 10 Kosher Cookbooks and Recipe Books

Kosher Cookbooks
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Many different types of people can find something they like among the wide variety of kosher dishes available.

These books will teach you how to prepare classics like beef brisket with matzo balls or more modern dishes like quinoa pilaf with roasted vegetables.

Peas, Love and Carrots: The Best-Selling Kosher Cookbook

Peas, Love and Carrots: The Best-Selling Kosher Cookbook

Full of mouthwatering recipes and stunning artwork, this kosher cookbook is a must-have.

It is an expansion of Danielle’s @peaslovencarrots community, to which tens of thousands of people regularly check in for culinary tutorials, lifestyle advice, and family-oriented recipes.

Danielle’s Sephardic and Ashkenazi roots are reflected in her more than 250 simple recipes and 186 beautiful photos.

This book is packed to the brim with helpful advice, entertaining tales, and insightful observations that will make you a better cook and give you pride in your time spent in the kitchen with the people you love.

Millennial Kosher: recipes reinvented for the modern palate

Millennial Kosher: recipes reinvented for the modern palate

Chanie Apfelbaum from The Busy in Brooklyn has released her first cookbook. It is a collection of recipes that show how much she loves putting a Millennial spin on traditional meals and adding a healthy dose of modernity, culture, trend, and boldness.

The Millennial Kosher has more than 150 original recipes for weeknight dinners and big meals for special occasions. Many of these recipes are shown with beautiful full-color photos.

There’s a detailed list of equipment and ingredients, as well as a tutorial for preparing kosher meat.

A vegetarian or vegan can find a variety of options in the meatless meals section, which also features dairy-free dishes.

The Simply Kosher Cookbook: 100+ Recipes for Quick Weeknight Meals and Easy Holiday Favorites

The Simply Kosher Cookbook: 100+ Recipes for Quick Weeknight Meals and Easy Holiday Favorites

The Simply Kosher Cookbook has more than a hundred easy-to-make recipes for tasty dishes that follow strict kosher rules.

If you’re looking for a kosher cookbook that stands out from the crowd, look no further than this one. This book has unique recipes that aren’t found in other kosher cookbooks. It has both traditional and modern recipes, as well as creative ways to mix the two.

Recipes are organized under helpful subheadings like “30-minute meals,” “5-ingredient dishes,” “one-pot dinners,” and so on, saving you time and effort.

The Simply Kosher Cookbook has a lot of tasty recipes that will help you make your life easier without giving up any flavor.

Modern Table: Kosher Recipes for Everyday Gatherings

Modern Table: Kosher Recipes for Everyday Gatherings

The Modern Table, written by the renowned chef and author Kim Kushner, presents kosher food in a modern and exciting way.

This beautiful cookbook is full of 75 easy and tasty recipes, ideas for entertaining, and menu ideas that will make even the most simple weeknight meal feel like a formal Shabbat meal.

There are also ideas for setting the table, cooking simple and fancy meals, arranging flowers easily, and giving tasty gifts.

The Modern Table is a stunning cookbook full of kosher recipes that are not only gorgeous but also fresh, seasonal, and delicious.

The New Kosher

The New Kosher

Kim Kushner has a relaxed, mix-and-match style of cooking that has helped change the way kosher food is made.

This eclectic cookbook features more than a hundred tasty dishes from throughout the globe.

You may find a recipe for anything you might want in this book, from a fresh take on an old favorite to a sweet treat that’s sure to please the whole family.

This is the cookbook for you if you’re looking for innovative recipes that are both delicious and simple to prepare.

Spice and Spirit: The Complete Kosher Jewish Cookbook (A Kosher living classic)

Spice and Spirit: The Complete Kosher Jewish Cookbook (A Kosher living classic)

Keeping kosher and celebrating Jewish holidays are made more fun and meaningful by combining practical advice with spiritual insights into many different parts of Jewish life and practice.

Recipes in this cookbook range from traditional favorites like blintzes and chicken soup to Szechuan chicken, aduki-squash soup, and many other international, gourmet, and natural specialties. 

Everything is shown in an easy-to-understand way with the help of symbols, charts, and drawings. 

Everything in this encyclopedia-sized book is fantastic. From the everyday to the spectacular, this is an excellent resource.

Most Jewish homes have at least one copy of this cookbook.

Quick Prep Kosher Cookbook: Easy Recipes that Take 15 Minutes or Less to Prep

Quick Prep Kosher Cookbook: Easy Recipes that Take 15 Minutes or Less to Prep

Family dinners won’t become boring thanks to this cookbook, which features kosher versions of both classic Jewish foods and cutting-edge delicacies from around the world.

This cookbook has everything a busy family needs to be kosher, from a curated list of pantry basics to recommendations for healthful recipe changes.

There are also family holiday menus included.

Any home cook will find this cookbook to be an excellent resource. All the recipes are simple, quick, and delicious.

The best parts of this cookbook are that everything is thoroughly explained, the dishes use a variety of flavorful spices, and they are enjoyable to prepare.

Modern Kosher: Global Flavors, New Traditions

Modern Kosher: Global Flavors, New Traditions

One hundred different dishes show how many different tastes, textures, ingredients, and ways of cooking can be used while still following kashrut.

In Modern Kosher, you’ll find the best schmaltz and gribenes recipes along with classics from the Ashkenazi, Sephardic, and modern Israeli culinary canons, as well as kosher adaptations of dishes from Latin America, Asia, and beyond.

There are also dozens of recipes for essential pantry items like stocks, sauces, oils, and pickles. Recipes for those following vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free diets can be found and shared.

Modern Kosher is high-end comfort food that tastes great and is perfect for any event, whether you’re having a holiday feast or a casual dinner.

Kosher By Design Brings It Home: picture-perfect food inspired by my travels

Kosher By Design Brings It Home: picture-perfect food inspired by my travels

Last but not least, Susie Fishbein shares brand new recipes from her 15-year culinary career in the third and final volume of her best-selling Kosher by Design cookbook series.

Susie shares delicious recipes she learned from the great chefs she met in Italy, France, Mexico, Israel, and all over North America. She also shares many heartwarming stories from her cooking demos.

Each of the one hundred and thirteen dishes from around the world in this beautiful cookbook is accompanied by a beautiful full-color photo.

Kosher by Design Brings It Home, Susie’s newest cookbook, is the best of a series that has taken kosher food to new heights in terms of taste and presentation.

The author’s many trips around the U.S. and the world gave him or her ideas for this beautiful cookbook with easy, tasty recipes. This book is not just for Kosher cooks, but for all foodies.

The Kosher Baker: Over 160 Dairy-free Recipes from Traditional to Trendy

The Kosher Baker: Over 160 Dairy-free Recipes from Traditional to Trendy (HBI Series on Jewish Women)

The Kosher Baker is a must-have cookbook for making a wide range of dairy-free desserts. Shoyer has carefully put together both traditional recipes that have been passed down for generations and new takes on old holiday favorites.

Even sweets like key lime pie, flan, and tiramisu, which aren’t typically served at kosher dinners, are here. Along with cookies, biscotti, breads, and muffins, you can find pastries, tarts, fancy cakes, and mousses.

With straightforward directions and a warm, authoritative tone, Shoyer walks you through more than 160 delectable dishes that will delight any non-dairy baker.

As a bonus, the book is divided into parts based on the amount of time needed to prepare each recipe, making it ideal for those who need to whip up a dessert quickly but are open to trying out new recipes.

In case you’ve ever wondered what to serve for dessert after a kosher meat meal, this book is for you.

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