Knish in search of the Jewish soul food by Laura Silver

Cover of: Knish | Laura Silver

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Food,
  • Jewish cooking,
  • Jews,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-252)and index.

Book details

StatementLaura Silver
SeriesHBI series on Jewish women, HBI series on Jewish women
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTX724 .S539 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 281 pages
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27160902M
ISBN 101611683122
ISBN 109781611683127
LC Control Number2013040545
OCLC/WorldCa862349348

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Equal parts memoir and history, this book is at its core an elegy to the place of the knish in the Eastern European-American-Jewish psyche. It's structured as a investigative journey, in the mold of Friedman's "The Aleppo Codex" or Sabar's "My Father's Paradise," as Laura tells of her search for the origin of the knish and its heyday in New /5.

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Reader alert: I am not now nor have I ever been a knish enthusiast. I find most knishes too doughy, too heavy and much too filling. So I approached this attractive volume warily. Why eat knishes when you can feast on similar delights like bourekas or Knish book or samosas.

But like them or not, I was curious about knishes, remembering a long-ago encounter while driving. A knish / k ə ˈ n ɪ ʃ / is an traditional Ashkenazi Jewish snack food consisting of a filling covered with dough that is typically baked, or sometimes deep fried. Knishes can be purchased from street vendors in urban areas with a large Jewish population, sometimes at a hot dog stand or from a butcher shop.

It is still strongly associated with the New York City d by: Jewish communities in Central. Did you hear about the Knish Shop Party Room. Call us to book your next Bar Mitzvah, Sheva Bracha, Business Meeting, Holiday Party, and more at extention 3.

Reprinted with permission from The Book of Jewish Food: An Odyssey from Samarkand to New York, published by Knopf. Knish Recipes. Knish Doughs and Fillings.

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“A lovingly researched book that elevates the knish, arguably the humblest of Jewish foods, into a weighty symbol of history, identity, and family.

Knishes haven’t met anything this good for them since the invention of mustard.”—David Sax, author of Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish.

Beat eggs, 1/2 cup of vegetable oil, warm water, and 1 teaspoon of salt. Gradually stir in flour. When the dough has pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 minutes/5(30).

Benny’s family owns a knishery and sells delicious round dumplings. Then the Tisch family opens a store across the street—selling square knishes—and Benny’s papa worries.

So he lowers his prices. But Mr. Tisch does too. As each knishery tries to outdo the other, Benny helps his papa realize there’s room on Rivington Street for more [ ].

The book, about an actual New York event more than years ago, tells how an immigrant family sold Mama’s knishes from a pushcart on the Lower East Side, and then opened the first knish store on Rivington Street.

Benny's family owns a knishery and sells delicious round dumplings. Then the Tisch family opens a store across the street&#;selling square knishes&#;and Benny's papa worries. So he lowers his prices. But Mr. Tisch does too. As each knishery tries to outdo the other, Benny helps his papa Brand: Whitman, Albert & Company.

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To prepare for my trip, I read the book “Save the Deli” by David Sax. David gives an in-depth history of Jewish delicatessen, explaining the historical roots of Yiddish Jewish cuisine and America’s deli culture. The book is a must-read for anybody interested in Jewish deli food.

The book’s story, which is based on true events that happened inis about Benny and his family, who have a successful baked knish business on Rivington Street. Place on greased baking sheets, brush with the egg yolk, and bake in a preheated F (C) oven for 20‑25 minutes, or until golden.

Serve hot. Grandma Frieda, as she was known to so many, was the quintessential European grandma—a great cook with classics such as her famous potato nick, potato pancakes, potato knishes, and potato pierogi.

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According to David Sax, author of “Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen,” Silver’s knish book is a. The first knish bakery set up shop just down the street from me in (from toit was operated from a pushcart, or you know, the original taco truck) and as Milton Glaser and Jerome Snyder delightfully note in their book, The Underground Gourmet, “No New York politician in the last 50 years has been elected to office without having at least one.

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Gabila’s is a New York Landmark. and the largest manufacturer of knishes in the WORLD. We are a family business that spans four generations and have been baking for almost years.

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