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Evelyn Rose is a world authority on Jewish food and the foremost Jewish food writer in Britain. Her classic book, The New Complete International Jewish Cookbook, continuously in print since 1976, is referred to by Evelyn's British fans as "the bible"! She is food editor of the weekly national British newspaper, the Jewish Chronicle. She regularly appears on the British network and cable TV as well as BBC radio, and over the years has written countless magazine articles on food and wine. She now lectures widely on the history and customs of Jewish food. Evelyn has three children and five grandchildren and lives in Manchester with her husband.

Judi Rose, Evelyn's youngest child and only daughter, has been cooking with her mother since she was tall enough to reach the kitchen counter and is passionate about food and wine. Raised in Manchester, England, Judi traveled widely as a child, enjoying culinary delights from Paris to Istanbul before she was ten years old. She lived and studied in Jerusalem for six months, before majoring in Oriental studies and the history of art at Cambridge University. Judi cooked and styled food for BBC television, where she was a writer and producer for ten years. Now a freelance writer and producer, she has worked on British and U.S. television series. She lives in New York with her culinarily adventurous husband and son.