The Bagel: The Surprising History of a Modest Bread

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Yale University Press #ad - There the story moves from the bakeries of new york’s Lower East Side to the Bagel Bakers’ Local 388 Union of the 1960s, and the attentions of the mob. But few people are aware of the bagel’s provenance, let alone its adventuresome history. Maria balinska weaves together a rich, quirky, and evocative history of East European Jewry and the unassuming ring-shaped roll the world has taken to its heart.

A captivating cultural history of the bagel and its journey through the centuries If smoked salmon and cream cheese bring only one thing to mind, you can count yourself among the world’s millions of bagel mavens. This charming book tells the remarkable story of the bagel’s journey from the tables of seventeenth-century Poland to the freezers of middle America today, Jewish, a story of often surprising connections between a cheap market-day snack and centuries of Polish, and American history.

The Bagel: The Surprising History of a Modest Bread #ad - Research in international archives and numerous personal interviews uncover the bagel’s links with the defeat of the Turks by Polish King Jan Sobieski in 1683, the Yiddish cultural revival of the late nineteenth century, and Jewish migration across the Atlantic to America. Yale University Press. For all its modest size, rescue kings from obscurity, charge the emotions, the bagel has managed to bridge cultural gaps, and challenge received wisdom.

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Real Bagels Are Boiled: Twenty Painless Recipes From a Girl Who Learned to Bake When She Moved to a Town Where Nobody Made a Proper Bagel

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - If you live in new York City, you don’t need this book. Unlike other bagel recipe books that feature a single bagel recipe followed by a slew of spreads and sandwich fixings, Real Bagels Are Boiled is a collection of 20 unique bagel recipes imagined, perfected and taste-tested by Jules Vilmur and crew.

But if you’re in texas, michigan or sunny California; if finding a boiled and baked New York Style bagel is an impossible mission or an epic feat; this book is for you. You’ve got bagel shops like we’ve got Starbucks, on every corner. Any bagel snob can tell you that real bagels are Boiled, but I’ll tell you why and then show you how to make great traditional bagels in your own kitchen without any fancy tools or mad baking skills.

Real Bagels Are Boiled: Twenty Painless Recipes From a Girl Who Learned to Bake When She Moved to a Town Where Nobody Made a Proper Bagel #ad - We’ll go step-by-step through the process: * making the dough * shaping your bagels * boiling and baking to golden brown * cooling, * EATING your first batch of Buck Naked Bagels Once you've got a handle on the basics, storing and oh yes, you can dive into the scrumptious variations; unique takes on familiar favorites such as our Everything Inside and Out, along with creative combinations like Maple Curry and the much-sought-after Bloody Mary Bagel.

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Modern Jewish Baker: Challah, Babka, Bagels & More

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Countryman Press #ad - Recipes include:chocolate chip hamantaschentomato-basil challahEverything-Bagel RugelachS’mores BabkaDetailed instructions, ideas for using leftovers, as well as notes on make-ahead strategies, and other practical tips will have even novice bakers braiding beautiful shiny loaves that will make any bubbe proud.

Modern Jewish Baker: Challah, Babka, Bagels & More #ad - 100 color photographs Countryman. Never one to shy away from innovation, Sarna sends her readers off on a bake-your-own adventure with twists on these classics. Step-by-step instructions for the seven core doughs of Jewish baking. Jewish baked goods have brought families together around the table for centuries.

One kosher dough at a time, pita, hamantaschen, she offers the basics for challah, bagels, babka, rugelach, and matzah. In modern jewish baker, Sarna pays homage to those traditions while reinvigorating them with modern flavors and new ideas.

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The 100 Most Jewish Foods: A Highly Debatable List

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Artisan #ad - Many of the foods are delicious such as babka and shakshuka. Presented in a gifty package, the 100 Most Jewish Foods is the perfect book to dip into, cook from, quote from, and launch a spirited debate. The entire list is up for debate, which is what makes this book so much fun. Countryman. Contributors include ruth reichl, shalom auslander, dan barber, michael solomonov, Maira Kalman, Tom Colicchio, Daphne Merkin, Joan Nathan, Action Bronson, Gail Simmons, Yotam Ottolenghi, Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, Éric Ripert, Dr.

Ruth westheimer, and Phil Rosenthal, among many others. With contributions from ruth reichl, Éric ripert, or the tastiest, tom colicchio, melissa Clark, Maira Kalman, and many more!Tablet’s list of the 100 most Jewish foods is not about the most popular Jewish foods, Michael Solomonov, Yotam Ottolenghi, Dan Barber, Joan Nathan, or even the most enduring.

It’s a list of the most significant foods culturally and historically to the Jewish people, stories, explored deeply with essays, recipes, and context. Some of the dishes are no longer cooked at home, and some are not even dishes in the traditional sense store-bought cereal and Stella D’oro cookies, for example.

The 100 Most Jewish Foods: A Highly Debatable List #ad - The recipes are global and represent all contingencies of the Jewish experience. Others make us wonder how they’ve survived as long as they have such as unhatched chicken eggs and jellied calves’ feet. As expected, blintzes, pickles, cheesecake, many Jewish and now universal favorites like matzo balls, and chopped liver make the list.

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97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

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Harper Paperbacks #ad - In 97 orchard, jane ziegelman explores the culinary life that was the heart and soul of New York's Lower East Side around the turn of the twentieth century—a city within a city, Irish, where Germans, Italians, and Eastern European Jews attempted to forge a new life. Through the experiences of five families, from impossibly cramped tenement apartments, all of them residents of 97 Orchard Street, down dimly lit stairwells, and out into the hubbub of the dirty, Ziegelman takes readers on a vivid and unforgettable tour, beyond the front stoops where housewives congregated, teeming streets.

Ziegelman shows how immigrant cooks brought their ingenuity to the daily task of feeding their families, preserving traditions from home but always ready to improvise. 97 orchard lays bare the roots of our collective culinary heritage. Countryman. Harper Paperbacks.

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The Woman Who Fought an Empire: Sarah Aaronsohn and Her Nili Spy Ring

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University of Nebraska Press #ad - Harper Paperbacks. Countryman. The woman who fought an empire, set at the birth of the modern Middle East, rebukes the Hollywood stereotype of women spies as femme fatales and is both an espionage thriller and a Joan of Arc tale. The woman who fought an empire tells the improbable but true odyssey of a bold young woman--the daughter of Romanian-born Jewish settlers in Palestine--who became the daring leader of a Middle East spy ring.

Following the outbreak of world war i, an anti-Turkish spy ring, Sarah learned that her brother Aaron had formed Nili, to aid the British in their war against the Ottomans. Finalist, 2018 national jewish book Award in BiographyThough she lived only to twenty-seven, Sarah Aaronsohn led a remarkable life.

The Woman Who Fought an Empire: Sarah Aaronsohn and Her Nili Spy Ring #ad - Sarah joined Nili, eventually rising to become the organization's leader. Operating behind enemy lines, she and her spies furnished vital information to British intelligence in Cairo about the Turkish military forces until she was caught and tortured by the Turks in the fall of 1917. Sarah, who had witnessed the atrocities of the Armenian genocide by the Turks, believed that only the defeat of the Ottoman Empire could save the Palestinian Jews from a similar fate.

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