gourmet on your plate! Simply Gourmet — the title says it all. Open this beautiful cookbook and prepare to be transported to the wonderful world of Rivky Kleiman’s SIMPLE to prepare yet GOURMET in taste recipes. Rivky is the co-author of the very popular Bais Yaakov Cookbook and is celebrated in the kosher culinary world for her passion in presenting recipes that really work.
Simply Gourmet (ArtScroll Shaar/May 2019) features over 135 recipes from appetizers, salads, and brunch, lunch & beyond, to soups, fish, meat, poultry sides, and desserts. Each of Rivky’s recipes is beautiful to serve, delicious to eat, and, with its clear instructions and easily available ingredients, so simple to prepare!
“Life has become so fast paced that one aspect of my goal in creating this cookbook is to alleviate the stress of feeding families in record time,” Rivky says. “I wrote this cookbook after being urged by friends and readers for a complete cookbook with easy, doable recipes that simply work! My style and niche have always been traditional leanings with an updated twist. I tried very hard to develop recipes that will work with our very fast-paced society, where the average home cook has the desire to turn out nutritious and delicious meals but always is short on time.”
Some of the delicious recipes found in Simply Gourmet are:
– Duck Confit Crostini with l’Orange Glaze
– Malawah Calzones
– Fully Loaded Veggie Burgers
– Onion and Mushroom Crepe Pie
– Pitaya Bowl
– Spinach and Cheese Crispy-Skin Baked Potatoes
– Broccoli Romaine Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette
– Chimichurri Hanger Steak Salad
– Creamy Pesto Chicken
– Poached Mediterranean Flounder
– Crispy Orange Beef
– Zucchini Spinach Balls
– Mushroom Leek Tarts
– Vanilla Rum Crepes with Nut Drizzle
– S’mores Rugelach
Checkout one of these great recipes in our WHAT’S COOKIN’ SECTION!
“As far back as I can remember, my mother and I were a dynamic duo in the kitchen. I was always excited to be her sous chef. As such, teaching in the kitchen became my passion. Simply Gourmet has been a labor of love. I want to share my style of creating meals that are delicious, sophisticated, and most of all, very doable.”
Whether you are a beginner in the kitchen or a seasoned chef, there is something for everyone in Simply Gourmet, recipes that are sure to become staples at your family table.
About the Author:
Brooklyn born and bred, Rivky Kleiman remembers being her mother’s sous chef at a very young age. Her mother had attended culinary school before pursuing a career in medicine, which helped Rivky develop a cutting edge, gourmet style. Rivky’s creativity in the kitchen was honed during the years of her mother’s schooling. By the time Rivky was in the 8th grade, salads, baking, and desserts were totally her domain. Rivky married and taught for many years, but her passion in the kitchen never abated. RIvky co-authored the popular Bais Yaakov Cookbook and is featured regularly in Mishpacha Magazine’s Family Table, as well as on Kosher.com. She likes to classify her style as simple gourmet that is doable for all, no matter what level. She lives in Lakewood, New Jersey with her husband and family.