How Jewish Food Became American Food: An Interview with Joan Nathan

Guest host and My Mother's Kitchen author Peter Gethers and award-winning cookbook author Joan Nathan talk challah, comedy, and cooking on this week's Clever Cookstr podcast. 

Peter Gethers, guest host,
April 11, 2017
Episode #146

This episode is part of a special series with author Peter Gethers, best-selling author, publisher, and screenwriter. His latest book, My Mother's Kitchen, is available for purchase at Barnes & NobleAmazonIndieboundBooksamillion, and Apple

This week, Peter chats with beloved Jewish cookbook author Joan Nathan about the tradition and elevation of Jewish cuisine. Listen to the full podcast to hear:

  • How Jewish culture has become American culture
  • Joan's Passover dinner menuKing Solomon's Table by Joan Nathan
  • The surprise behind fine Israeli dining
  • Why there might not be such thing as "Jewish cooking" after all
  • And much more!


Joan Nathan Headshot

JOAN NATHAN is a frequent contributor to The New York Times and other publications. She is the author of eleven books, including Jewish Cooking in America and The New American Cooking, both of which won both James Beard Awards and IACP Awards. Her latest book, King Solomon's Table, is out now. 

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