Dine on gefilte fish
, homemade chopped liver and matzoh ball soup before noshing on entrees like Roasted Herb Chicken, Braised Brisket of Beef and Matzoh-Crusted Fresh Fish of the Day with sides like Roasted Asparagus and Potato Kugel.
recipes, besides the "Gefilte Fish
" and "Cheese Lockshin
''Just smelling that gefilte fish
aroma tells my senses that it's a Jewish holiday,'' said Jason Miller, a rabbi and director of a kosher food certification agency in West Bloomfield, Mich.
It's enough to drive an honest, sensitive, peace-loving soul like myself to devour four pizzas and a bucket of gefilte fish
Which left a worst taste in your mouth than a plate of gefilte fish
What is this, a stereotype?) pinch cheeks, prepare gefilte fish
and display chutzpah as Tracy-Ann Oberman and Prof Dovid Katz act as judges.
Of course, it wouldn't be a Jewish cookbook without some old favorites, so there are recipes for such traditional fare as chicken soup with matzoh balls, rugelach, and gefilte fish
(probably the most challenging dish in the volume).
The gefilte fish
was a custom-grind of carp and whitefish in a fennel-thyme fumet--a far cry from the congealed stuff in jars you see every season at the supermarket.
Now, despite my usual preference for the Sephardi take on things--romanzas and not klezmer, rice and beans for Pesach, stuffed grape leaves and not gefilte fish
as Jewish food--I must say that, when it comes to Kol Nidre, the Ashkenazi version seems to me vastly superior.
Then the Gospel writer puts in Jesus' mouth one of the great comic non-sequiturs of all time, worthy of Woody Allen or Mel Brooks: "Have you anything here to eat?" What do I have to do to get you to trust that I'm really alive--eat a tuna sandwich or some gefilte fish
? And so, Luke recounts, "they gave him a piece of broiled fish, and he took it and ate it in their presence."
Nor is the product lineup limited to the cliches of gefilte fish
and knishes, but now boasts many upscale specialty foods ranging from spelt-free to sushi.
In food, gefilte fish
is a dish most commonly associated with which religion?
"Forget being well-written; it's the gefilte fish
of journalism," she says.
The holiday meal will begin with gefilte fish
accompanied by horseradish, followed by chicken soup with matzoh balls.
To her Ashkenazi peers, meanwhile, as a non-Arab Egyptian and Sephardic Jew unaware of gefilte fish
, Yiddish, or "kosher," she is neither a real Egyptian nor a real Jew.