A Literary Cookbook
By Jane Yolen & Heidi E. Y. Stemple
Illustrated by Sima Elizabeth Shefrin
Master storyteller Jane Yolen and her daughter Heidi Stemple have teamed up to bring the magic of their acclaimed Fairy Tale Feasts to the time-honored and delicious traditions of Jewish storytelling and cuisine.
Here you'll find Yolen's dynamic, enchanting retellings of Jewish tales from around the world paired with Stemple's recipes- for everything from challah to matzo brei to pomegranate couscous, tzimmes chicken, and rugelah, in creative versions of classic dishes that any family will delight in cooking together. And Jewish Fairy Tale Feasts is filled with fun facts and anecdotes, about the creation of the stories and the history of the dishes, designed to encourage future cooks and storytellers to make up their own versions.
Readers of all ages will learn about Jewish folktales, culture, and cooking, all the while captivated by the humor and wisdom of these enduring stories (and ready to eat!).
Hardcover with jacket, 160 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Dimensions: 8 7/8 x 10 3/4 x 7/8 inches
“Renowned storyteller Jane Yolen and daughter Heidi E.Y. Stemple are making magic again. They’ve written another cookbook for kids, and it’s delightful. The authors have designed the book to appeal to all ages for, as they note, recipes and folk tales have always been adaptable. Recipes get tweaked by cooks to suit their taste buds, skills and budgets. So do stories, whether the listener is a toddler or teenager.” — Chicago Tribune