Friday, May 29, 2015 Sivan 11, 5775
Matzah's more versatile than you probably know
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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
Unlike most food that exists to nourish or delight, the function of matzah is quite different: It's about storytelling. Symbolic and revered, the bread of affliction is more often seen as a hurdle in a recipe, rather than a means for creating something delicious, which begs the question, "What is the sensual charm of matzah?" Like many fashionable ingredients, matzah...
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Looking for new and healthy recipes that are also kosher for Passover? Here are a few that stress fruits and vegetables from the recently published The Jewishly Jewish Cookbook by Michael van Straten. Warm Smoked Salmon With Raspberries This recipe came from a Jewish friend who worked for some years in Japan. It's his adaptation of sushi, which, thanks to...
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Louise Fiszer- JE Feature
I'm simply amazed at the dynamic food scene every time I go to Israel, and this last visit was no exception. At a new restaurant in Tel Aviv, the waiter, carrying a chalk board listing the day's specials, introduced himself and then proceeded to describe each particular dish. He proudly listed prosciutto, pancetta, bacon and ham in just about all...
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A tale of Italian edibles
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Ethel G. Hofman- JE Feature
Rome is a city of contrasts. By day, you can eat on a sun-dappled, rooftop terrace, watching below as Smart cars (two-seater autos that don't guzzle up gas) and Vespas maneuver around Renaissance bathtub fountains at breakneck speed. At night, you can find yourself dancing in trendy nightclubs with off-beat disc jockeys. And then, there's a part of Rome that...
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Utilizing images of a rising sun and of rolling green fields, the packaging of many organic products evokes healthy living, of getting back to nature and reclaiming all that is pristine in the world. But following a last-minute amendment to a routine congressional appropriations bill last year, consumers, producers and marketers of what's billed as the cleanest food available are...
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