Ruth & Howard Milstein

Ruth & Howard Milstein

Husband-Wife Cooking and Wine Experts - Ruth is the author of the Gourmand award-winning cookbook ‘Cooking with Love: Ventures into the New Israeli Cuisine', and Howard is a wine specialist who pairs wines with Ruth's recipes and dishes.

Winner of the 2009 Best Mediterranean Cuisine Book from the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, 'Cooking with Love: Ventures into the New Israeli Cuisine' by Ruth Milstein will intrigue you with the variety of exotic, delicious, easy-to-prepare and healthy recipes and foods associated with Mediterranean and Israeli cuisine.   

Cooking With Love offers an amalgam of dishes to meet every connoisseur's desire, including specific sections like Lamb, Lamb Stew with Black Olives; Pies, like Cheese and Spinach Pie; Rice, showing how to make Rice with Green Peas; and Breads, like the American favorite Glazed Banana Bread. So throw out those boring, tired weeknight recipes and make your meals sizzle with these enticing Mediterranean ideas.

Ruth Milstein was born in Israel and graduated from Tel Aviv University. After earning a Master's degree in Art and Journalism, she went on to study Jewelry Design in Israel and the United States. Although eventually making a career in designing jewelry, her real passion and hobby was always food and cooking. Ruth was always looking for ways to improve and change different dishes from various cultures and ethnicities. Her extensive travel in Europe and the U.S., combined with original family recipes, has brought forth "New Israeli Cuisine" in her book "Cooking With Love".

Having been brought up in the food and wine business, Howard Milstein has developed a keen and passionate interest in the finest wines from around the world. Additionally, he takes pride in his love all types of music from pop and rock to classics and Opera. Career wise, he was the proprietor of a fine wine shop for 15 years.  Currently, Howard consults and assists the owner in product purchasing for one of New York's largest and eclectic wine and spirits stores. He travels to California a few times a year as well as Europe; tasting new vintages of wine including many barrel samples. Another great pleasure is consulting his wife Ruth on interesting wine and food pairings.

Currently, Ruth is in the process of gathering and putting together the format and featured recipes for her forthcoming cook book. The book will include everyday family recipes including 'Holiday' and 'Special Occasions' foods as well as many fine and interesting cooking tips that should be of interest to food lovers of all ages. Her husband, Howard's expert Food and Wine pairings also bring forth a huge 'spark' of life to the recipes you will see!



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Articles & Recipes

Cornbread, Wine & Desserts
Meat Pies & Wine
Spices & Sauces 101
Quinoa With Chicken & Herbs
Sandwiches & Wine
Seafood And Wine
Ruth’s Chocolate Chip Cookies with Beer
Chocolate Cake Balls & Wine
Vodka & Lime Juice Cocktail
Holiday Entertaining 101
Cooking Soups & Stews
Pickling Fruit and Vegetables
Easy Blending
Food, Cooking & Wine 101 - Roasted Beef chunk in Red Wine
Petal Power: Edible Flowers & Roses -
Good For You Garlic!
Festive Winter Drinks
Healthy Thanksgiving Sides
Traditional Recipes From Israel
Traditional Recipes For Rosh Hashanah
New Israeli Chicken Recipes
Family Cooking!
Roasted Fennel Bulbs
Cool Fruit
Beet & Apple Salad
Chocolate Biscuit Cake
Wines to Pair With Desserts & Chocolate
Sensational Salads
Rack of Lamb on a Bed of Mashed Potato and Turnip


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