Alexander Rapaport and the people who depend on him for food are living on promises. The latest, yet to be delivered, is one of the key factors holding up the opening of his new soup kitchen in Boro Park.
Tu B’av is being called the Jewish holiday of love. Here, some dessert recipes to help spark passion in the kitchen and elsewhere.
Recipe of the week: Everything Bagel Sushi Rolls, unleashed on the world by the Food Network. Enrobed in sushi rice: Smoked salmon, cream cheese, onion flakes, dried garlic, sesame and poppy seeds. It’s served with wasabi, soy and pickled ginger.
Video of the week: Seth Rogen’s NSFW* sausage-making lesson in honor of his new animated extravaganza Sausage Party.
Last week, I had breakfast with Jeffrey Yoskowitz and Liz Alpern — co-founders of the boutique Jewish food company, Gefilteria, and authors of the forthcoming cookbook “The Gefilte Manifesto: New Recipes for Old World Jewish Foods”.