Jamie Geller

A Cook’s Entrée Into Israeli Life

08/28/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

Who would have thought a chef and cookbook author would ever find herself without even one frying pan in her possession?

That’s exactly what Jamie Geller, author of the “Quick and Kosher” cookbook series and editor of the Joy of Kosher magazine and website, has had to deal with for the past two weeks, since she made aliyah from Monsey, N.Y., to Ramat Beit Shemesh with her husband and five children.

Kosher gourmet Jamie Geller, arriving with her family in Israel, has her eye on the Israeli food scene. Sasson Tiram

A Whole Lotta Latkes

As Chanukah dwindles away, try this electic range of latke recipes while you still can.

12/12/2012
Jewish Week Online Columnist

Sure, classic potato latkes - with their crispy edges and warm, gooey insides - are about as close to perfection as you can get. But with eight nights of Chanukah, why not experiment.

Plain potato latkes are perfect, but why not mix it up with carrot and apple? Amy Spiro
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