About the Author
Susie Fishbein is an everyday cook who loves to share her passion for cooking and entertaining with friends and family. Her enthusiasm for food and entertaining led to the creation of her best-selling cookbook, Kosher by Design, published in 2003 by ArtScroll Shaar Press. Since then, Fishbein has debuted Kosher by Design Entertains, Kosher by Design Kids in the Kitchen Kosher by Design Short On Time and the NEW Passover by Design. Combined sales in the series have exceeded 250,000 copies. Her next project Kosher by Design Lightens Up! is due in November 2008.
Susie travels the country sharing culinary techniques through book signings and cooking demonstrations. She has appeared on national television shows such as The Today Show, Living It Up with Ali & Jack and Sheila Bridges Designer Living, as well as Martha Stewart Radio . She presented her cooking talents at the International Festival of Food and Wine at Epcot Center in Orlando in October, 2006. She has also taught at the prestigious Degustibus Cooking School in New York as well as onboard Chosen Voyage kosher cruise lines.
As a wife and the mother of four children, Susie understands the demands of modern living and creates cookbooks that balance contemporary and traditional tastes. She is a graduate of Queens College in New York and taught fourth grade for several years at a progressive school in Oceanside, New York.