Kosher

Full house eats it up

October 11, 2011

So popular was the first kosher food tasting for non-Jews at the 2011 Manchester Food and Drink Festival that people had to be turned away.

Manchester Jewish Museum hosted Secrets from a Kosher Kitchen, giving 30 guests a flavour of dishes from Russia to the Middle East.

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Shechitah fees increased

By Simon Rocker, September 22, 2011

Lovers of kosher duck pancakes are likely to have to pay more for the Chinese delicacy after the body which licenses the kosher meat trade in London raised its fees this week.

The London Board for Shechita has increased its fees for abattoirs by 50p a duck and £2 a turkey.

But there will be lower increases for chicken and red meat.

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Hall of Fame: Joey Barton

September 22, 2011

"Just experienced my first kosher meal, at Reubens in Baker St, really beautiful food."

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Sarah Jessica Parker's unkosher drinking game

By Anna Sheinman, September 15, 2011

Jewish actress Sarah Jessica Parker has suggested a not-so-kosher drinking game for her new film I Don't Know How She Does It.

In an interview with gossip website PopSugar she suggested that every time viewers saw her character's husband (played by Greg Kinnear) eat bacon, they should drink.

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Notts offers kosher campus catering

By Jennifer Lipman, September 1, 2011

Nottingham University students will now be able to enjoy freshly made deli-style kosher meals on campus.

The university will be the first in Britain to offer kosher catering, following a collaboration with the Union of Jewish Students.

Students will be able to buy kosher meals and snacks at lunchtime from the canteen in the student union's Portland building - for example, salt beef, pastrami

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A kosher twist on bacon

By Jessica Elgot, August 18, 2011

Many kosher and Jewish cookbooks land on the desk of the JC's food editor, but none more striking than Kosher Modern by Geila Hocherman and Arthur Boehm, which at first glance appears to have a dish of parma ham and roast figs on the cover. But chef Hocherman is the world expert at turning treif kosher. The parma ham is actually salt-cured duck breast.

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Crunch time as judge denies prisoner's matzah request

By Jennifer Lipman, August 11, 2011

A judge in New York has ruled that a Jewish prisoner does not deserve a weekly portion of matzah.

Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that Christopher Henry's request was not wrongfully denied.

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'Kosher pork' on sale in New York deli

By Jennifer Lipman, July 28, 2011

There has been bacon on a flight to Israel, pork in the kosher section of Costco and even an Israeli cookbook dedicated to pig delicacies.

Now, a shopper in New York has expressed shock after finding "kosher pork" in a supermarket.

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Van where pigs meet kosher meat

By Robyn Rosen, July 14, 2011

A pig carcass has been discovered hanging in a delivery lorry next to kosher meat which has been stamped by London's strictest kashrut authority.

A series of photographs published on a Charedi news website, Behadrei Haredim, shows an unwrapped pig carcass hanging in a lorry next to kosher beef with a clearly marked Kedassia stamp.

Another photograph shows the lorry parked in Stamford Hill wi

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No more pigs

July 14, 2011

Readers of a delicate nature will have had to suppress a shudder this week in absorbing the implications of our story about the Kedassia supervising authority and its lorry containing both kosher meat and pig carcasses.

There may indeed be no halachic problem because the kosher meat is cleaned and salted after it is delivered.

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