- The World of Jewish Cooking
- Olive Trees and Honey: A Treasury of Vegetarian Recipes From Jewish Communities Around the World (a James Beard Award winner)
- Encyclopedia of Jewish Food.
According to the obituary in the Jerusalem Post, Marks also edited a cooking magazine, wrote other successful cookbooks, and was a rabbi as well as a cookbook author. About his visits to various Jewish communities to lecture and give cooking classes, Marks is quoted as having said: “I’m sort of like bringing the rabbi and rebbetzin in at one time. I can do the sermons and the speeches and the cooking demonstration too.” [Note: A rebbetzin was a rabbi's wife; in the past when there were no women rabbis, and in present-day Orthodox communities, the rebbetzin had a special role in the community.]
Yesterday I wrote about Israeli cookbooks for Cookbook Wednesday. Several of Marks's books would have fit right into that discussion.