Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Bubbe’s Passover Cake

This is a “sponge” cake recipe. I think it tastes best around the 2nd or 3rd day. Ingredients 12 eggs (separated) 1.5 cups sugar Juice of 1 lemon Juice of 1/2 orange 3/4 cup cake meal 1/2 cup potato starch Directions Beat egg yolks well while adding sugar and juices. Add cake meal and starch [...]

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Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Mama Wells’ Bopkie

This is a wonderful treat, similar to a coffee cake/cinnamon roll but better! Great after-Pesach treat. This recipe is my great-grandmother’s on my mother’s side. My Bubbe used to bake this and it is one of my favorite treats. Ingredients 12 cups of flour (add more as needed) 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 [...]

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Wednesday, October 27th, 2004

I want Papadum Chips – know where I can find them?

I love Papadum – it’s a wafer-thin lentil crisp. I’ve found it at all of the Northern Indian restaurants in the US I’ve visited. Anyway, I would like to get Papadum in a bag – like any other chip is sold. Is this possible? Does anyone make it yet? Chicago has a wealth of Indian [...]

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