Tucson Festival of Books

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!


Panelist
Leah Koenig

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....

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Books:
Portico
Cooking and Feasting in Rome's Jewish Kitchen
Leah Koenig
Culinary
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
January 2023
ISBN 9780393868012
336 pages

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