TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Author Joan Nathan, known as the queen of Jewish cooking from around the world, is kicking off the Rivertowns’ Fourth Annual Jewish Cultural Festival with two events on Sunday, April 10, at Lyndhurst Castle in Tarrytown. just before the Jewish holiday of Passover begins on April 22.
Nathan is the award-winning author of twelve cookbooks and a regular contributor to The New York Times, Food Arts Magazine, and Tablet Magazine.
She is presenting “Passover Cooking: An Intimate Hour in the Kitchen with Joan Nathan,” and a talk on Passover cooking around the world, “Don’t Freeze the Shank Bone and More.”
Participants will join Joan for an intimate cooking demonstration and chat focusing on a few recipes from her bestselling book, “Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France,” on Sunday, April 10, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Lyndhurst Castle, Carriage House, 635 S. Broadway in Tarrytown.
A history of the foods of Passover through the ages will follow from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.