In this debut book, renowned chef Yousef (Zuzu) Hanna, native son of the Galilee, takes the reader on a delicious and moving journey through one of the most unique places on Earth, the land where Jesus walked. Long celebrated for its stunning beauty and profound spirituality, Galilee is home to an exquisite cuisine deeply rooted in the rhythm of the seasons and local terroir. Zuzu’s sacred land comes alive in breathtaking photographs, cherished childhood memories, and stories of traditional ingredients, some dating back to Biblical times. And, of course, delicious recipes that range from Lenten fare to the Festive Christmas table to a joyous wedding feast.
Savor prized family versions of Galilean classics: oven-fresh flatbreads, fish fried to perfection, juicy rustic pilafs, succulent grilled meats, wholesome and tasty vegetarian dishes, exotically perfumed desserts, and much more.