Long before the words healthy, nutritional, high cholesterol, heart desease and fat were popular words. Sambousaks-Buttery filled pastries and Mehshis-meat stuffed vegetables were popular in the Middle East!!!! The Wall Street Journal Fat Reconsidered The Big Fat Surprise!
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Poopa, You have really done the Sephardic Community a great service. What a tremendous accomplishment , putting together this book. The text, the photos, the recipes, the history, and your own sense of pride, which is now being passed on to all of us. I am so grateful. Thank you for having the vision and […]
The book is so gorgeous and useful; great stories, pictures, instructions… What else can I say? I’m so so proud of you! I remember when Rebbetzin Ruchama Shain was writing her books, she told me it took her about 9 months; and she felt like that was alot! I think she did the first one […]
Dear Poopa, How can I ever express how much I enjoyed reading Aromas of Aleppo. This is not just another cookbook! Aromas of Aleppo is a magnificent collection that is to be savored like the finest Aleppian delicacy. Reading Aromas of Aleppo is like taking a stroll down memory lane. Your words have transported me […]
Dear Poopa, I’m not sure that you know me or even remember me but I did introduce myself to you this past winter at Yeshiva of Flatbush when they had the day of inspiration for the kids. Anyway – I wanted to take a moment to express to you what your cookbook “Aromas of Aleppo” […]
Dear Mrs. Dweck, On visiting my daughter in Israel in September I was reading the ‘Jerusalem Post’ weekend supplement when I came across a book review for your book ‘Aromas of Aleppo’. I read the review several times and it really caught my interest. On returning home, with a copy of the paper, I went […]