Jewish baking has brought families together around the table for centuries.
In Modern Jewish Baker, Shannon Sarna pays homage to traditions while reinvigorating them with modern flavours and new ideas.
One kosher dough at a time, she offers the basics for challah, babka, bagels, hamantaschen, rugelach, pita and matzah.
Recipes include: Chocolate Chip Hamantaschen, Tomato-Basil Challah and S'mores Babka. Detailed instructions, as well as notes on make-ahead strategies, ideas for using leftovers and other tips will have even novice bakers braiding beautiful loaves that will make any bubbe proud.