Food

Kosher chocolate chip change causes controversy

By Jennifer Lipman, May 24, 2012

Jewish cooks across the US have been left distraught after a popular brand of chocolate chips was stripped of its "parev" label.

The Trader Joe's semisweet chocolate chips have long been a staple of the kosher kitchen, with people using them to whip up all manner of milk-free desserts.

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Praise be for the chicken-free celebration of cheesecake

By Jennifer Lipman, May 24, 2012

Jews, eh. We like to think that we're a tolerant bunch, but when it comes to behaviour that is deemed to veer from the norm, we can be surprisingly judgmental.

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Gefiltefest Jewish food festival attracts 500 people

By Jessica Elgot, May 24, 2012

Challah baking, home-brewed kiddush wine and a controversial fish were part of an eclectic menu at the third Gefiltefest Jewish food festival, held on Sunday at Ivy House, Hampstead.

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Why is cheese kosher?

By Jennifer Lipman, May 16, 2012

Rabbi Harvey Beovski asks the important questions about food ahead of the annual Gefiltefest Jewish food festival at Ivy House.

Tickets for the Gefiltefest on Sunday May 20 are available on the door or from www.ljcc.org.uk

If you want to add your own sixty second spiel email gefiltefest@gmail.com

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Co-op bans settlement produce in Israel boycott

By Marcus Dysch, May 3, 2012

One of Britain's largest supermarket chains is to boycott all companies which source produce from Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

The Co-operative movement, which has refused to stock products from the settlements since 2009, this week took the decision to extend its policy and will now bar engagement with any Israeli suppliers known to work with the settlements.

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Gefilte fish gets a retro-chic makeover

By Nathalie Rothschild, April 4, 2012

In Brooklyn, three Jewishfoodies are
reviving old-world dishes for a new, environmentally-aware generation.

Liz Alpern, Jackie Lilinshtein and Jeffrey Yoskowitz, founders of the Gefilteria, are offering up traditional Ashkenazi foods with a twist.

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Keeping check of the ups and downs in promotions

By Cathy Forman, March 22, 2012

Although Pesach is still a fortnight away, some of the best supermarket offers have ended. But other reductions are being introduced.

At Tesco, for example, Kedem kiddush wine is now being retailed for £4.50 - in line with specialist outlets - having been on offer for £3.

However, its Kedem grape juice, priced at £2 until around a week ago, has now been reduced to £1.34.

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Why Kosher nosh is on a roll

By Simon Rocker, March 22, 2012

Jewish food seems in everyone's good cookbooks these days.

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Keeping check of the ups and downs in promotions

By Cathy Forman, March 22, 2012

Although Pesach is still a fortnight away, some of the best supermarket offers have ended. But other reductions are being introduced.

At Tesco, for example, Kedem kiddush wine is now being retailed for £4.50 - in line with specialist outlets - having been on offer for £3.

However, its Kedem grape juice, priced at £2 until around a week ago, has now been reduced to £1.34.

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Why Kosher nosh is on a roll

By Simon Rocker, March 22, 2012

Jewish food seems in everyone's good cookbooks these days.

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