As a standing-room-only crowd of over 170 gefilte enthusiasts sat at tables listening to Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz dish about their their new book, “The Gefilte Manifesto: New Recipes for Old World Jewish Foods,” we heard a recognizable hiss from behind a black curtain. Fittingly, seltzer gas was being released as nibbles were plated for guests who came out to celebrate the book launch of Alpern and Yoskowitz’s love letter to Ashkenazic food traditions.
Pastrami soup dumplings. Pizza bagels. Jewish ramen. Oh, and fresh pasta.
Katy Blanchard of the University of Pennsylvania was kind enough to share the recipe she uses in order to make cuneiform cookies.
If you’re looking to add some flair to your Rosh Hashanah table, these apples, which are imprinted with Stars of David and Rosh Hashanah greetings, might do the trick.