Passover is a time for family and friends to come together, usually over a meal. Naomi Nachman, chef, caterer and host of the popular radio show “Table for Two” on the Nachum Segal Network, launches her debut cookbook just in time to make Passover meals easy and delicious.

InPerfect for Pesach: Recipes You’ll Want to Make All Year (Artscroll/March 2017), Naomi shares some of her popular recipes from over two decades of cooking and catering for Pesach. Naomi’s recipes use innovative flavor combinations with ingredients that are easily accessible from local supermarkets and stores. In addition, while the recipes are all focused on Passover they can be served and enjoyed all year long.

Perfect for Pesach features over 125 delicious recipes beautifully photographed by kosher blogger and cookbook author, Miriam Pascal. Each recipe features Cook’s Tips culled from Naomi’s years of professional experience and she has provided readers with Freezer Tips, Prep Ahead, How-to information and recommendations for basic kitchen equipment.

“As a chef specializing in Passover, I wanted to provide home cooks with delicious recipes that bring something new to the table,” Naomi explains. “Some of the recipes in this book reflect my years of catering Pesach dinners and other are brand-new to reflect today’s kosher cooking styles. All my recipes use fresh, simple and delicious combinations of ingredients that you can get all year long and create interesting meal choices.”

From appetizers and starters, to main dishes and desserts, Perfect for Pesach has everything needed to create and serve the perfect holiday meal. And 120 of them are gluten-free! Some of Naomi’s tasty recipes include:

– Hawaiian Poke

– Chimichurri Coleslaw

– Cauliflower Sushi

– Charoset Salad

– Tangy Aioli Branzini

– Quinoa and Mushroom Stuffed Capons

– Tequila Lime Chicken

– Herb-Crusted Lamb Chops

– Pastrami Meatballs

– Mock Sesame Noodles

– Eggplant Parmesan

– Frozen Red Wine Strawberry Mousse

– Chili Chocolate Chip Cookies

“My goal is to help home cooks prepare delicious meals without making the process too complicated or exhausting. I want you to be as excited about cooking for Pesach as I am. These recipes are so delicious, your family and friends will be asking for them all year long.”

This year surprise yourself and your guests with meals that are Perfect for Pesach!

About the author

Naomi developed her love of cooking while growing up in Australia and watching her mother and grandmother prepare amazing feasts for the family. As an adult, she started her own kosher personal chef business, The Aussie Gourmet, to provide weekday, Shabbat, and Yom Tov meals for families within Long Island’s Five Towns, neighboring communities, and beyond — including Alaska and Israel. In 2007, Naomi used her culinary expertise to create and develop a Culinary Arts program at Camp Dina in the Poconos, which she led for seven summers. She is currently the director of the Culinary Arts Recreational Program for VIP-Ram’s Pesach program in Florida.

Naomi is sought after to give cooking demonstrations and produce kosher cooking competitions across the globe, where she shares her immense enthusiasm for food. She also hosts a weekly show, Table for Two with Naomi Nachman on the Nachum Segal Network discussing all food-related topics. Naomi also writes a monthly magazine column for Mishpacha, covering food trends, and has articles and recipes published weekly as a contributing editor for The Jewish Home newspaper. She has been a guest host on the QVC TV network. Naomi lives in Woodmere, New York with her husband and children. For more information on Naomi and The Aussie Gourmet, visit her website,

Get two recipes from the book here:

Cauliflower Crust Lachmagine

Fudgy Chocolate Bundt Cake with Coffee Glaze

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