Ask Chef Einat Admony what balaboosta means to her and she'll explain that, it has transcended it's original Yiddish meaning of "perfect housewife". Having opened the Balaboosta restaurant, she showcases her "good hostess" capabilities on a daily basis, preparing unforgettable meals for crowds of people night after night. But her love for cooking doesn't end there. She'll often head home from the restaurant to cook a meal for family and friends with equal gusto. This need, this insatiable desire to nourish others, is what drives her career and what has shaped her modern day definition of the age-old term of endearment. Now she's taking her ideology to another level, by offering the Balaboosta
cookbook. This collection of recipes and tips divided by cooking method or audience makes it easy to prepare a tasty meal that nourishes your loved ones while satisfying cravings for bold flavors. Einat's Spicy Chicken Tagine is ideal for a casual dinner party while her Lamb Chops with Persian Lime Sauce are the perfect meal for an intimate dinner for two. She's even included food for the kiddos, and the Ricotta, Pine Nut and Honey Bread Pudding is a must-have dessert. Packed with 140 recipes for delicious meals to share with the ones you love, this book is a must-have for any 21st century balaboosta. Published by Artisan. Hardcover. 288 pages. Color photographs.