Little Book of Jewish Appetizers: A Demo with Leah Koenig


Sep 7, 2017 – 6:30 PM

2142 North Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614 Map

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Leah Koenig's new cookbook, Little Book of Jewish Appetizers, culminates over 25 starters that draws from classic Jewish culinary traditions. From a Moroccan Orange and Black Olive Salad, to Lahmajun, a small flatbread topped with ground lamb or beef, you're sure to find recipes that are savory, and pay tribute to the unique Jewish influences that have been a part of a culture for thousands of years. Please join us as we welcome Leah Koenig on September 7 to talk about the process of creating her new cookbook. She will also demo two recipes: Smokey Sweet Potato Hummus, a recipe from her new book, Little Book of Jewish Appetizers, and Pomegranate Molasses's Meatballs, a recipe from her first book, Modern Jewish Cooking. Tickets for the tasting, talk and signing are $10. You can pre-order her book for an additional $16.71 (20% discount + sales tax); it will also be available for sale on the day of the event at full price. Also, you can pre-order her first book, Modern Jewish Cooking, for $37.87 (20% discount + sales tax); it, too, will be available for sale on the day of the event at full price.  Refund/cancellation policy: A full refund will be provided for cancellations requests received from customers up to one week (seven days) before the event. No refund or store credit will be provided for cancellation requests received less than a week before the event. About the Author: Leah Koenig's writing and recipes have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, Epicurious, Food52,, Departures, More, and Tablet, among other publications. Leah's most recent cookbook, Little Book of Jewish Appetizers (Chronicle Books) came out in August, 2017. Her previous book, Modern Jewish Cooking, (Chronicle) was published in 2015 and featured in Food52's Piglet cookbook tournament. In addition to writing, Leah also leads cooking demonstrations and workshops around the country and in further-flung locales from Toronto to Krakow. 

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