About Gil Marks

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Gil Marks was a chef, rabbi, writer, historian, and an all-around expert on Jewish cooking. He authored five cookbooks, including The World of Jewish Desserts, the Encyclopedia of Jewish Food, and the James Beard award-winning Olive Trees and Honey. Marks was also the founding editor of Kosher Gourmet magazine and wrote for various Jewish and food-related publications. Gil passed away in 2014.