Although its Jewish community is small (forget trying to find kosher food),Tokyo does have a few stellar spots for Jewish and Israeli food along with a Jewish Community Center with its own cookbook!
With the release of her new cookbook Farm to Table Asian Secrets—Vegan and Vegetarian Full-Flavored Recipes for Every Season, Pat gives some tips on cooking Asian food that’s kosher, too.
Ten years ago six passionate Jewish women in Australia started the Monday Morning Cooking Club. Since then, they’ve written two cookbooks (another on the way!), sold 50,000 and raised $500,000 for charity.
Traveling around Japan, Paula and her family visited shrines and pagodas, slept on tatami mats, ate breakfasts of raw fish and rice and enjoyed the country’s striking balance of modernity and tradition.
Foods with fragrant spices, colorful garments, traditional songs and dance—even a replica of the Cochin synagogue in one Israeli community—keep the vibrant heritage of Cochin Jews alive.