Food

Shavuot: In celebration of cheese

By Jennifer Lipman, June 1, 2011

A look at the culinary delights that could be on the menu for Shavuot

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End of a New York era at Elaine's

By Jennifer Lipman, May 31, 2011

Elaine's, the Manhattan restaurant that hosted everyone from Norman Mailer to Jack Nicholson has closed its doors for the final time.

Opened by Elaine Kaufman on Second Avenue in 1963, it quickly became a New York landmark and the place for celebrities to dine under the radar.

Woody Allen even used it as the location for the opening scene of the film Manhattan.

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Gefiltefest has the right recipe for foodies

By Jessica Elgot, May 26, 2011

The second Gefiltefest attracted more than 400 foodies to the London Jewish Cultural Centre on Sunday to sample kosher cuisine, learn about culinary traditions and observe cookery demonstrations of dishes from shakshuka to sushi. There were also challah and bagel tastings and food was served in the LJCC garden.

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Big Brother at a kosher restaurant near you

By Robyn Rosen, May 26, 2011

Talks on using cameras in the kitchens of kosher restaurants have led to accusations of "Big Brother" tactics by the supervisory body.

The scheme could mean officials at the London Beth Din could log in online and access cameras inside its 17 restaurants at any time.

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Time to reclaim the bagel

By Jennifer Lipman, May 23, 2011
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A new campaign wants you to help "reclaim the bagel".

Find out more here or follow the efforts on Twitter.

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Yes, this is the world's biggest falafel

By Jennifer Lipman, May 17, 2011

A new world record has been set. Chefs at a Jewish event in California sweated in the kitchen to create a falafel that weighed nearly 53 pounds, stood at 12.5 inches tall and was nearly four foot in circumference.

"It's unbelievable," chef Dawn Walker proudly told the Los Angeles Daily News.

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Kosher deli in very fatty sandwich war

By Jennifer Lipman, May 11, 2011

Food has always been serious business for the Jewish community, and never more so that in the famed kosher delis of New York City, where a broiges has developed over a sandwich.

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In celebration of bread

By Jennifer Lipman, April 27, 2011

With Pesach over for another year, a look at what we've all been missing

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Larry King's smoked salmon bagel shop

By Jennifer Lipman, April 13, 2011

The Jewish television presenter Larry King has gone back to his cultural roots.

The 77-year-old, who gave up his nightly CNN spot after a quarter of a century last year, is now a shareholder in the Beverley Hills franchise of an American bagel business.

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Gwyneth Paltrow's cookbook tribute to father

By Libby Galvin, April 7, 2011

Oscar winner and Glee guest star Gwyneth Paltrow has released her first cookbook.

The book is a collection of the recipes of her late father, Jewish film producer Bruce Paltrow.

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