A World of Israeli Cooking

Book - 2015
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A collection of recipes from a Philadelphia restaurant known for its modern take on Israeli cooking presents such offerings as hummus tehina, potato and kale borekas, and pomegranate-glazed salmon.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780544373280
Branch Call Number: 641.5956 SOLOMONOV
Characteristics: 368 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: World of Israeli cooking


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Dec 19, 2017

Beautifully photographed, easy to follow recipes, simple LUSH foods common of the Middle East...treat yourself to Zahav.

It made me SO HUNGRY.

Sarah_CT Sep 30, 2017

Zahav is a beautiful book with interesting and exotic recipes that are accessible to the home cook. Solomonov digs deep into Israeli cooking with techniques for the basics of Tehina and Shrug that are used throughout the book. The recipes are rarely complex and ingredients are readily available. Solomonov also includes anecdotes from his restaurant and personal life that give this title a true warmth. We recommend this book for both the cook book reader and the home cook. Try the hummus recipe, we all agreed it was the best hummus we ever tasted!

Jul 31, 2016

A very decent cooking book if one is interested in middle eastern/Mediterranean cooking. I liked the depth of the sections for hummus, tahini and for rice dishes best. It is comparable with Ottolenghi's Jerusalem cook book in what dishes it covers (with more depth in some food categories and less in others).


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