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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Food & Wine

Passover Desserts So Good You Will Make Them Year-Round

Last week The Jewish Link featured delicious Passover recipes from Chef Paula Shoyer. Here are a few more recipes for your table on Passover and year-round.

Keto Chocolate Avocado Cake

Choosing Wine for Each Kos

If a bunch of kosher-keeping people who enjoy wine get together, and they’re asked what they plan to drink at their Pesach Seder—arguably kosher wine’s biggest night of the year—it’s amazing what a wide response we get. I asked my tasting group this question for our

Try Cedar Market’s New Quinoa Sushi and Satisfy Your Cravings on Pesach

Ashkenazim do not eat rice on Pesach. That is well known. So what’s a girl (or guy) craving sushi to do for eight whole days??

Fortunately, Cedar Market has the answer: quinoa sushi. Wait, what? Isn’t the essence of sushi that it is prepared with rice? According to David Bodner,

Chef Paula Shoyer Offers Passover Desserts So Good You Will Want to Make Them Year-Round

Chocolate Quinoa Cake

Recipe excerpted from “The Healthy Jewish Kitchen”

Serves 12

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Bake Time:15 minutes to cook quinoa, 50 minutes to bake

Glatt Express Eatery Pops Up for Pesach

Express Eats, a casual pop-up restaurant run by Glatt Express, will open for Chol Hamoed Pesach at Avenue Event Space, 1382 Queen Anne Road. Dani Secemski, head of operations for Glatt Express, said he wanted to give families enjoying Chol Hamoed activities a place to go for a quality meal.

UN Plaza Grill Roasted Rack of Lamb With Garlic Lamb Jus

Executive chef Hok Chin has helped reinvigorate UN Plaza Grill’s already outstanding menu. One of its new offerings is this amazing signature kosher recipe that is perfect for your Seder table this Passover.

Serves 2-4 people 

(Pair this dish with

Jon Voight Dines at UN Plaza Grill

Actor Jon Voight (left), pictured with Ghandi Kimia, UN Plaza Grill general manager, stopped in at UN Plaza Grill to enjoy the restaurant’s signature prime dry-aged steaks, Japanese-inspired signature dishes and delectable seafood and sushi. The restaurant is known for innovative cuisine, stand-out cocktails and its spectacular

The Freedom to Choose

Pesach is Chag Hamatzos. People often ask which wine pairs best with matzah. There are two answers to this question: Either no wine pairs with matzah, or all wines do. And that’s without getting into the discussion about gebrocht and non-gebrocht. Pesach is also Chag Ha’aviv and Chag

Main Li Chow Launches in Passaic

A new kosher Chinese food restaurant opened in Passaic, on March 4, the first one in the area since the previous one closed over a year ago, meeting the demand for Chinese fare from the local Jewish community.

“People were coming in like they hadn’t had Chinese food in a year!” said Ely

Norman’s Dairy Launches ‘Wholesome’ Yogurt Line

(Koshertoday.com) Norman’s Dairy has introduced Swiss-style yogurt, with whole milk and real cream, in its ‘Wholesome’ line. Available in strawberry, mocha, dulce de leche, peach and vanilla bean, the yogurt includes protein, probiotics and calcium, plus fatty acids that can

Manischewitz Packaging Gets a Makeover

(JNS) From wine to macaroons to matzah and canned chicken soup, Manischewitz, the largest marketer of kosher foods in North America, unveiled a new look on Wednesday. The new vision will include updated packaging design that will extend to a redesign of the firm’s website and advertising campaigns.

Mashu Mashu Is Great Sushi in Any Language

When Nisan Shavit, a native Israeli, was looking to name his new kosher sushi bar, Mashu Mashu came to mind immediately. Mashu mashu is a Hebrew expression for great, spectacular. And it has a Japanese ring to it as well. That is the perfect description for Mashu Mashu at 22-22 Morlot Avenue in Fair Lawn.