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Leah Koenig - Bio

Leah Koenig is the author of six cookbooks including the acclaimed The Jewish Cookbook and Modern Jewish Cooking. Her next cookbook, PORTICO: Cooking and Feasting in Rome's Jewish Kitchen will be published by W.W. Norton on August 29, 2023. (It is available for pre-order here.)

Leah's writing and recipes can be found in The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Food & Wine, Epicurious, and Food52, among other publications. She also writes a weekly newsletter, The Jewish Table, which shares recipes and stories from the world of Jewish food.


In addition to writing, Leah leads cooking demonstrations and workshops around the country and world. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and two children. 

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