The Palestinian Table
"Reading and cooking from this essential book - a thoughtful collection of great recipes, historical and cultural insights, and beautiful photographs - will move you closer to understanding this complex, fascinating part of the world."
I was born in Jerusalem to a Palestinian family revered for its cooks. Growing up, I spent days in my grandmothers', mother's, and aunts' kitchens observing and soaking up everything there was to know about Palestinian cooking. A graduate of The Wharton School and the London School of Economics, I am a social psychologist and business consultant by training. At heart, however, I am a cook and a writer. Today I am harnessing the power of food, family and storytelling to preserve the rich history and culinary traditions of Palestinians and share them with the world. I hope you will join me on this delicious journey!
From The New York Times to The Independent, from Saveur to Publishers Weekly, and from NPR to Monocle 24, The Palestinian Table and author Reem Kassis have been featured in numerous outlets. For an up-to-date selection of this coverage, head over to this page.