Prepping for Passover? Tune in to this week's Eat Your Words as host Cathy Erway chats with author Leah Koenig about her new book "Modern Jewish Cooking: Recipes & Customs for Today's Kitchen." Talking about how she fell in love with cooking plus how she rediscovered these traditional bites, Leah details how she was able to put her unique stamp on the cuisine with 175 recipes that showcase the handmade, seasonal, and vegetable-forward dishes. From soups to sweets that go beyond the traditional, Leah explains how she also incorporates regional influences from North Africa to Central Europe. After the break, Cathy gets the scoop on some of Leah's greatest cooking successes and her thoughts on treading the line between traditional and progressive holiday foods. This program was brought to you by The International Culinary Center.


"Of all the Jewish holidays, Passover is the hardest one to get crazy with because if there's no matzo ball soup on the table people with throw a fit!"

--Leah Koenig on Eat Your Words