Books by Joan Nathan

Released: Nov. 12, 1984

"Other works may examine traditions with more scholarly zeal; this Charles Kuralt-vignette approach has its own charm."
The idea of cookery as vanishing folk heritage has brought some interesting material into print—most recently The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery (p. 630). Read full book review >
THE FLAVOR OF JERUSALEM by Joan Nathan
FOOD & COOKING
Released: March 1, 1975

"An enthusiastic culinary tour with a personal feel and a travel-book touch to complement those Middle Eastern and Mitteleuropaeisch flavors."
From the small (pop. 300,000) ancient city where East meets West and the three major religions of the world sit down to table together, two spirited free-lancers who met while working in the office of Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek (though Joan's from Providence and Judy's from Montreal) have compiled favorite recipes and personality profiles from the colorful heterogeneity of the local citizens. Read full book review >
FOOD & COOKING

"Erratic, but at best wonderful."
Nathan, coauthor with Judy Stacey Goldman of The Flavor of Jerusalem (1975), ransacks the culinary history and geography of Judaism to arrive at some 150 recipes for holiday, Sabbath, and ceremonial fare. Read full book review >