Forward Managing Editor Dan Friedman had mixed feelings about schnitzel, until he took a near-religious (if figurative) ride on Schnitzi, the Schnitzel Truck.
Jerusalem chef Yotam Ottolenghi shows how to fry chicken schnitzel, with paper-caper mayonnaise.
This Saturday, a long overdue concept will make its debut at Manhattan’s Hester Street Fair: Israeli schnitzel with an urban-inspired twist. Schnitz NYC, a pop-up vendor, started by three childhood friends, Allon Yosha and siblings Donna and Yoni Erlich, will launch their business with two schnitzel sandwiches topped with unconventional condiments like daikon ginger relish and caramelized onion mustard.
Before my recent move to Israel I imagined the food in my new home to be something of a mix between a Jewish deli and a Middle Eastern falafel stand. And while this has proved to be not entirely off-base, schnitzel did not fit anywhere into my expectations.