Tucson Festival of Books

Leah Koenig

Kristin Teig

Leah Koenig's writing and recipes have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine's Grub Street, Saveur, Epicurious, Food52, TASTE, Departures and Tablet magazine, among other publications. She is the author of six cookbooks including "The Jewish Cookbook" (Phaidon), "Modern Jewish Cooking" and "The Little Book of Jewish Feasts" (Chronicle). In addition to writing, Koenig leads cooking demonstrations and classes all over the world. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. with her husband and two kids. She can be found at www.leahkoenig.com or on Instagram @leah.koenig.

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Cooking in Rome's Jewish Kitchen
Repeatedly named one of 2023's best cookbooks, Leah Koenig's "Portico" shines a light on the captivating alleyways of Rome's centuries-old Jewish community. Join her as she demonstrates the cuisine's understated vegetable preparations, classic fried dishes and rustic pastas. Leah will speak extensively about Roman Jewish cuisine, its history, and the community from which it sprang. Come challenge your perceptions of Jewish foodways and gain new insights into "must try" foods on your next trip to the Eternal City!

Culinary Stage (Seats 265)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Leah Koenig
Moderator: Jennifer Slothower

Cooking and Feasting in Rome's Jewish Kitchen
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
January 2023
ISBN 9780393868012
336 pages

The Jewish Cookbook
Phaidon Press
September 2019
ISBN 9780714879338
432 pages
$49.95, INSTORE
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