Why Kosher nosh is on a roll

By Simon Rocker, March 22, 2012

Jewish food seems in everyone's good cookbooks these days. Hairy Bikers Si King and Dave Myers (above) were in pastry paradise in their BBC2 show, making the Zeeuwse bolus, a sweet plaited roll brought to Holland by 17th-century Jews.

In a recent episode of BBC drama Upstairs Downstairs, Lady Agnes was initiated into a novel delicacy in London's East End: a salt beef sandwich.

And this week's Sunday Times offered Jamie Oliver's recipe for "Jewish penicillin", with "Jewish fine noodles" - lokshen to you and me.

Last updated: 7:22pm, March 22 2012