"We made the Italian Wedding Soup (easily made vegan with beyond meat) and it was the best soup I've ever made (and super simple)! Gorgeous illustrations and recipes by local CT artists."
"I was so thrilled to open this amazing book!! So impressive and the illustrations are gorgeous. Today, I tried the roasted mixed potatoes with caramelized onions. WOW!! Spiced up our dinner so much!"
"This is a gorgeous cookbook with inviting recipes that are flavor-packed, simple, and well-balanced. the beautiful illustrations and heart warming family stories within make this cookbook a delight to crack open!"
"I wasn't even all the way through reading before diving in. Recipes are straightforward and the addition of the beautiful artwork and heartwarming, hilarious family tales make this a cookbook any home cook will enjoy."
"I was attracted to this cookbook by its global title and its western influences. I'm looking forward to experimenting with its recipes and regularly creating a multicultural table."
Family favorites include Tomato Bisque, Golden Zucchini Bread, Muesli, Pasta al Limone, Summer Corn Tart, Famous Squash Pie, Curried Fruited Rice, Shabbat Roast Chicken with Thyme Onion Jam, Agave Lime Salmon with Honeydew Salsa, Old World Stuffed Cabbage, Apricot Mandelbrot, Linzer Torte, Chocolate Challah Bread Pudding, and dozens more.
COOKING TIPS TO LIVE BY
How can you make your home kitchen more efficient? Why is salt so important for sweet dishes? How many hundreds of years ago was garlic first used? Why is Parmesan always capitalized? Find the answers to these and dozens of other fascinating questions in the author’s Cooking Tips to Live By and food origin stories scattered throughout the cookbook.
"The homes we make for ourselves are inextricably bound up with our origin stories, however fraught they might be, and the food we cook and share helps us to keep those connections alive."