Posts Tagged ‘ jewish food ’

Portuguese Jews: Inventors of Fish & Chips!

October 8, 2015
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Portuguese Jews: Inventors of Fish & Chips!

 Jews are definitely experts in the art of fried, oily foods. Latkes and sufganiyot, even a hefty knish can prove that in the first crunchy bite. But could a Jew be behind the opening of the first fish and chips shop back in 1860? According to Claudia Roden, author of…

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The Surprisingly Edible Way India’s Jews Mark Tisha B’Av

July 23, 2015
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The Surprisingly Edible Way India’s Jews Mark Tisha B’Av

What did the saddest day of the year look like in India? For the Bene…

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Why This Weird Looking Mushroom is Called “Jew’s Ear”

May 14, 2015
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Why This Weird-Looking Mushroom is Called Jew's Ear

What do Judas Iscariot and hot and sour soup have in common? A rubbery mushroom…

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The New Site That Lets You Snoop Around an Old Polish Jewish Kitchen

February 25, 2015
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Go Through the Drawers of a 1930s Polish Jewish Kitchen

Have you ever wanted to step into the…

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Jewish v. Goyish: The Abbie Hoffman Edition

January 30, 2014
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Jewish Vs. Goyish

While many Jewish comedians (and one in particular) have noted the differing foodways…

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The Man Who Introduced Matzo Balls to Moo Goo Gai Pan

December 25, 2013
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Ed Schoenfeld

If you ate Chinese food last night you took place…

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The Battle of the Montreal Bagel

November 14, 2013
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If you think of New York as the…

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Falafel Philosophy

October 15, 2013
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The Israeli writer Assaf Gavron straddles the deathly…

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How Do You Say “Cooking Show” in Yiddish?

April 24, 2013
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Julia Child had her glass of wine, Emeril…

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Reasons for Cholent

July 20, 2012
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Mark Kurlansky’s book Edible Stories (2010) is an indulgence for…

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Holy Pigging Out

January 13, 2011
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Can the physical act of eating be a…

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Hanukkah, Chanukah–Pass the Beer

December 2, 2010
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Hanukkah Chanukah - pass the beer

He’Brew is a brand of beer that’s exactly…

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