Women of the J Presents Roman Jewish Cooking with Leah Koenig

Women of the J, a program of the Boulder JCC, welcomes Leah Koenig, Cookbook Author, on Wednesday, November 29 at 6:30 pm.  The program will be held at the Boulder JCC.

Join Leah for a talk and gathering in celebration of her latest cookbook, “PORTICO: Cooking and Feasting in Rome’s Jewish Kitchen.” Leah will share the fascinating story behind Rome’s historic Jewish community (which dates back over 2,000 years and remains vibrant today) and its uniquely delicious cuisine filled with simple but elegant vegetable dishes, saucy braised meats, beguiling desserts, and an obsession with olive oil fried foods.

Following Leah’s talk, participants will have the opportunity to sample a variety of Roman Jewish desserts and dips and get their copies of Portico signed.

For more information and to register, please click here. 

We want to ensure our programs are available to everyone in our community. Please contact Shari Blake Schnee at shari.blakeschnee@boulderjcc.org if you need assistance to participate.

All Women of the J Programs are Underwritten in Honor of Marc H. Monheimer by the Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation.

If you have any questions about these programs, please contact Shari Blake Schnee at shari@boulderjcc.org.

Leah Koenig is the author of seven cookbooks including the acclaimed The Jewish Cookbook and Modern Jewish Cooking. Her newest cookbook, “PORTICO: Cooking and Feasting in Rome’s Jewish Kitchen” is available for pre-order now. Leah’s writing and recipes can be found in The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Food & Wine, Epicurious, and Food52. She also writes a weekly newsletter, The Jewish Table, which shares recipes and stories from the world of Jewish food. In addition to writing, Leah leads cooking demonstrations and workshops around the country and the world. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and two children.

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