Month: April 2020

Ashkenazi, Easy, Main courses, Passover

Leftover Passover Matzoh? Make Matzoh Brie

Skillet of fried matzoh (matzoh brie)

Passover is over, but if you’re like most people, you’ve got leftover matzoh. What to do? Make matzoh brie! It’s easy enough to make and it’s deliciously rib-sticking good. While most people make a sweet version of matzoh brie—or “fried matzee” as we called it growing up—topping the mixture with cinnamon sugar, Jews of Lithuanian …

Israel Food News, Passover

Israelis Undergo Egg Shortage During Corona Lockdown Pesach

Meme with Eggs next to Brinks truck in Israel during corona egg shortage

Making Pesach without eggs is not easy. But Israel is having an egg shortage just before Pesach, right in the middle of the coronavirus global pandemic. When the stores do get eggs, customers are limited to 2 dozen, or are forced to spend a certain amount to get a carton. Netanyahu and FM Kahlon decided …

Main courses, Sephardi

Recipe: Balles of Italie

Balles of Italie

If you’ve got all the kids home with you, say during the corona global pandemic, you want food to please even the pickiest eater, preferably something cooked in one pot. This gem of a recipe has its origins in the ancient Sephardic Jewish community of Italy. Even though the allspice sounds exotic, the dish absolutely …