Title: A Taste of Challah: A Complete Guide to Challah and Bread Baking
Author: Tamar Ansh
Bubby’s Bobka never knew that it would become an international star. Now it is, thanks to Tamar Ansh and Feldheim Publishers.
The eye-catching cover of this easily held book compels you to open the pages and coo over the cleverly photographed processes of preparing each recipe inside. The framework of an authentic Jewish life is explained as the pages unfold, with explanations and blessings to guide you through baking day and all the days of your life. Treat the book with utmost respect as the Hebrew name of G‑d appears in it several times. You can also salute the author for including time-tested tips for setting up your workspace and creating perfect recipes.
You want a No-Pocket Pita or a Yemenite Saluf with a roasted top, perfect for chilbeh and schug? No problem! The recipes for the spicy dips appear on the very next page. And if you need something milder for your tender tummy, see the Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls instructions nearby. Eat your hearts out, bakery owners. This is one can-do cookbook for beginners and experienced kitchen mavens.
Rabbis, rest assured that all will go well. Pages 190-199 teach the readers how to separate challah and explain the halachic ramifications of hafrashat challah.
Olim from non-metric countries will surely treasure the metric and other conversion charts at the back of the book. Life in Israel is measured somewhat differently, as are recipes in the Holy Land.
Add this essential ingredient to your kitchen today.A Taste of Challah: A Complete Guide to Challah and Bread Baking is a must-have item. Give it to your local bride-to-be and get one for her mother, too.
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