On The Bookshelf: Simple Fare: Spring/Summer by Karen Mordechai

Written by Jessica Comingore Photography by Karen Mordechai

Karen Mordechai, creator of Sunday Suppers, a culinary community headquartered in Brooklyn, recently released her first book in a two-part volume, titled Simple Fare: Spring and Summer. Centered on highlighting seasonal, fresh ingredients with subtle, refined flavors, the book features striking photos to entice and inspire readers. Each photo flawlessly depicts the pure, clean, and balanced recipes Mordechai presents.


Recipes are accessible and pared with alternative flavor profiles offered. The book features 68 recipes with 97 variations, creating flexibility when gathering and preparing ingredients. This approachability emboldens readers to find inspiration at local farmer’s markets, demonstrating that cooking should be intuitive, simple, and ultimately evoke a sense of freedom in adaptation. This unique cookbook is sure to become a go-to kitchen staple to revere and entice others to gather ’round your table for a seasonally beautiful meal.

Get your hands on a copy here.

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