Recipes from Jew-ish

Jew-ish: A Cookbook

A brilliantly modern take on Jewish culinary traditions for a new generation of readers, from a bright new star in the culinary world.

In Jew-ish, Jake Cohen reinvents the food of his Ashkenazi heritage and draws inspiration from his husband’s Persian-Iraqi traditions to offer recipes that are modern, fresh, and enticing for a whole new generation of readers.

Reuben babka sliced in half, on a white background.

Reuben Babka

Imagine a soft, fluffy babka with all the makings of a pastrami sandwich swirled right inside. Perfect on its own, it also makes an incredible toastie.

French onion brisket in an oval enamel casserole dish on a white background.

French Onion Brisket

Not all briskets need a tomato braise, as this gorgeous sherry-infused recipe shows. Caramelized onions add an ultra rich flavor, too.

A large metal plate with a circle of tahdig, with a spoon and a serving missing.

Tahdig

Flipping out a perfectly golden, crisp, and intact tahdig is one of the greatest kitchen tricks you’ll ever perform. And just wait until you taste it.