New York Times’ Journey – On the Road of Jewish Cooking in France with Joan Nathan
October 16 - October 24
Travel with the award-winning cookbook author Joan Nathan and retrace her journey to uncover the Jewish roots of French cuisine. This nine-day program leads from Paris out into the French countryside to some of the earliest Jewish sites in France. With hands-on market visits, home-cooked meals and historical tours learn how to define Jewish cooking in France.
With 11 cookbooks, Joan Nathan knows Jewish food. With her guidance and quick wit at your side, discover not only the cuisine but also the people who have preserved and celebrated Jewish heritage over the centuries. Take a cooking class in a top Paris restaurant and have a Sabbath meal cooked locally. Visit Avignon, the heart of Papal Jewry; Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, the home of Nostradamus, who was born Jewish; Arles, with the largest Provençal fresh market; and the vestiges of long-gone Jewish communities. With Joan Nathan’s story and expertise, understand how both the Jewish people and Jewish cuisine are thriving.