Kosher

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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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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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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Kosher approval

April 21, 2011

As we cram our trolleys full of kosher-for-Passover goods, take a look around. Are the crowds in the kosher sections a little bigger than usual? In the United States, there has been a boom in the sale of kosher goods - but it is not fuelled by Jewish shoppers.

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Pesach produce for Jewish troops

By Marcus Dysch, April 14, 2011

Packs of kosher-for-Pesach provisions have been sent around the world to Jewish troops serving in the British armed forces.

Pesach foods including matzah, powdered chicken soup, cake, biscuits, charoset and grape juice have been dispatched to at least 20 people, including servicemen and women in Afghanistan and other Jewish staff in Germany and the Falklands.

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Four cups of gin for Passover?

By Jennifer Lipman, April 13, 2011

Kosher for Passover gin is being widely sold for what is thought to be the first time.

Joining a long list of surprising food and drink items that can now be consumed chametz-free – from pasta to cereal and even bread – the gin was developed by a San Francisco manufacturer and sold on a limited basis last year.

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Tesco's secret weapon

April 11, 2011

Gershon Odze is an unlikely food hero. He does not cook much - maybe the odd spaghetti bolognese or roast chicken. He is quiet, unassuming and Orthodox. He had a religious education outside of the mainstream UK schooling system and has no formal qualifications. After his education he went into computer sales; if your laptop needs a rebuild, he is your man.

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