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Eating Jewish: Schnitzel

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Schnitzel
Schnitzel ingredients

When you ask people to think of Israeli food, more often than not, images of crispy brown falafel will dance before their eyes. Yet, when speaking of quintessential Israeli dishes, falafel does not stand alone. Another dish that is central to the culinary landscape of Israel is schnitzel.

Eating Jewish: Mufleta - Breaking Passover the Moroccan way

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Mufleta

The way in which people choose to break Passover varies enormously and that first taste of chametz can be the non-traditional, but ever popular sushi, or something more rooted in Jewish culinary hi

Passover recipe roundup

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Matzah Toffee Bark
Moroccan Chicken with Olives and Lemons
Gâteau à l’Orange (Orange Cake)

We're nearing the end of Passover, which means you might be running out of meal ideas. Alternatively, it means there's only a few more days to try these exciting Passover recipes!

Matzah Toffee Bark

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Matzah Toffee Bark

So you've spent a week eating matzah with anything you can think of (I have personally eaten it so far with various nut butters, tuna salad, charoset, and jam).

Eating Jewish: Scacchi (Italian Matzah Pie)

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Matzah Pie

When Passover rolls around, many people bemoan having to eat matzah with only a minority of people actually professing to liking it.

Eating Jewish: A new twist on Gefilte Fish: Halibut and Salmon Terrine

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Halibut and Salmon Terrine

Gefilte fish, these two words make a lot of people turn their noses up in disgust while it can make others salivate.

Gluten-free Lemon Passover Cupcakes with Blackberry Jam and Lemon Glaze

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Gluten-free Lemon Passover Cupcakes

This cake is not just for Passover, friends. And it's not even just for the Jews. I'm convinced that this is one that everyone will like.

Eating Jewish: Charoset medley

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Charoset

Although most, if not all, Jewish holiday meals use certain foods and dishes to symbolize various elements of the celebration, the seder meal does so in a way that is integral to the ritual of the meal itself. From the maror to the zeroah, each has its place in the structure of the seder. Of all these symbolic foods, charoset is definitely my favorite and I have to agree with Gil Marks when he says in the Encyclopedia of Jewish Food that it “is unquestionably the most flavorful and arguably everyone’s favorite of the seder foods.”

Eating Jewish: Aranygaluska, or "Hungarian monkey bread"

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Aranygaluska, or "Monkey Bread"
Aranygaluska "Monkey Bread" with cream cheese glaze

Earlier this month, The Jew and the Carrot published an article by Leah Koenig entitled “Jewish Dishes We Miss: A Top-10 List of Ashkenazi Foods To Bring Back.” Prior to publishing this list, readers were asked to write in with their own suggestions as to which dishes should go on this list and in the end it was made up of the following ten dishes: schmaltz (rendered poultry fat), gribenes (poultry skin cracklings), schav (sorrel and sorrel soup), tongue, mamaliga (cornmeal porridge), russel (fermented beets), eyerlekh (unhatched

Eating Jewish: Oznei Haman (Haman’s Ears)

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Oznei Haman

There are many Purim sweets that are modeled after Haman's anatomy or clothing.

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