Adeena Sussman is an acclaimed chef, writer and cookbook author, who has authored and co-authored twelve cookbooks. Her latest book Shabbat: Recipes and Rituals from My Table to Yours was released in September 2023.
Previous cookbooks include Sababa: Fresh, Sunny Flavors From My Israeli Kitchen, as well the New York Times #1 bestseller Cravings--and its New York Times bestselling follow-up, Hungry for More--with Chrissy Teigen. She is also the author of Short Stack Editions' Tahini.
A lifelong visitor to Israel, she moved there in 2015 after meeting an expat American who has since become her husband. She lives footsteps from Tel Aviv's Carmel Market, where she shops and explores daily, taking inspiration from her adopted country's seasonal and cultural culinary rhythms.
Adeena has written about Israeli food for Food & Wine, The Wall Street Journal, Epicurious, Gourmet, and many others.
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