Turkish haroset recipes vary quite a bit depending on where a family lived in Turkey. Click below for more information and for the recipe from Susan Barocas.
It seems Pati Jinich took over The Washington Post Food section April 13. Editor Joe Yonan interviewed her about her new book (released last week), Mexican Today: New and Rediscovered Recipes for Contemporary Kitchens (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Rux Martin imprint, 2016) for his columnWeeknight Vegetarian; Sarah Moulton (NY), who was the section's featured profile, applauded Pati for her and her PBS series, Pati's Mexican Table, being James Beard Awards finalists for Outstanding TV Personality/Host and TV program, and Pati was pictured along with a mention of her Smithsonian Associates program and book signing on April 21 with Mary Beth Albright. In addition, not mentioned in the Post, Pati and her television show have been nominated for two Emmys, Outstanding Culinary Program and Outstanding Culinary Host. She also is doing a book talk and signing on May 17 at the Mexican Cultural Institute.What a run!
Susan Soorenko's Moorenko's Ice Cream was declared the best in the state of Maryland by Pure Wow. http://www.purewow.com/food/best-ice-cream-every-state
Check out the fresh herb Kuku (a traditional Persian egg dish) that DC Dame Najmieh Batmanglij made for the White House Nowruz lunch featured in the New York Times. Click here for the recipe.
Thursday, April 7 at 6 pm, Hooray for Books,1555 King Street in Alexandria, booksigning for Lisa Cherkasky, for her newest cookbook You're the Chef (American Girl, 2016.) The spiral-bound paperback is filled with recipes, beautifully-styled photos and useful cooking and baking hints. It is suitable for anyone of any age who might need a little help in the kitchen. Recipe categories are breakfast and brunch, soups and sandwiches, meats and mains, salads and sides, sips and snacks, and sweets and treats. Contact: Shirley Cherkasky -firstname.lastname@example.org ; 703-684-5861.
Thursday, April 14 at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital on Capitol Hill, Joyce Goldstein (SF) will be interviewed by Vered Guttman to discuss her forthcoming book, The New Mediterranean Jewish Table. In it, Ms. Goldstein explores the kitchens of three Mediterranean Jewish cultures: the Sephardic, the Maghrebi and the Mizrahi. Susan Barocas will prepare light Hors d'Oeuvres from the cookbook. For more information, click here.
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