Faye Levy

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Faye, who has lived in Israel, France, and the United States, claims the distinction of being the only author to have written cookbooks in three languages: English, Hebrew, and French.

Faye Levy is a cookbook author, teacher, journalist and food writer who has lived on three continents. She lived in Israel for seven years, where she studied at both the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University.


Faye has written 20 cookbooks, including Healthy Cooking for the Jewish Home: 200 Recipes for Eating Well on Holidays and Every Day; Faye Levy’s International Vegetable Cookbook; Faye Levy’s International Chicken Cookbook; Healthy Cooking for the Jewish Home; Feast from the Mideast; Low-Fat Jewish Cooking; and 1,000 Jewish Recipes.


A graduate of La Varenne Cooking School in Paris, Faye has won both a James Beard Foundation cookbook award and an IACP book award. She has written for Gourmet, Bon Appetit, and Western Chef, as well as national newspapers. She is one of the few recipe contributors to Gourmet's Golden Anniversary Cookbook, featuring the fifty best recipes in half a century of the magazine's existence.


For six years she wrote a highly acclaimed column, "The Basics" for Bon Appetit magazine. She is the lead cooking columnist for the Jerusalem Pos and the monthly culinary columnist of Israel's foremost women's magazine, At.


Faye lives in Woodland Hills, California. 

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