Classic dishes like forshmak and tzimmes
can still be found on the menus of most upscale restaurants, even those where the young servers who wait tables have no idea about their Jewish provenance.
Passover Seder dishes are also offered including Sweet Potato and Apricot Tzimmes
In his article "Sweet and Fatty Tzimmes
"--he had been fed tzimmes
at some point in the local House of the Collective Farmer--that dish becomes one of the symbols of the vanished Jewish past.
There are even Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur dinners available at Central Market, with such entrees as apricot-glazed chicken, braised brisket, and roasted salmon with onion and fennel, as well as a menu for the holiday eves boasting traditional New York chicken soup with matzo balls, noodle kugel and carrot tzimmes
The book itself is a political statement, a deliberate intermingling of recipes of Arab origin--such as fattoush salad and 7114adra, a dish of lentils, onions and spices--and dishes of Jewish lineage: an egg-and-fava-bean concoction from Iranian Jews and roasted potatoes with caramel and prunes based on the classic tzimmes
, for example.
The seder includes ceremonial foods and a full-course catered meal with vegetarian matzah ball soup, salad, vegetarian main course, tzimmes
(carrot and sweet potato casserole) and dessert.
Yield: 8 servings CARROT TZIMMES
1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced or whole baby carrots 1 1/2 cups pitted prunes 1 1/2 cups water 1 (6-ounce) can orange juice concentrate, defrosted 2 tablespoons honey Cook carrots in boiling, salted water until tender, about 15 to 20 minutes; drain.
Roasted chicken will be the featured entre, complemented by carrot tzimmes
, roasted artichokes, potato latkes and cranberry sauce.
Carrot and sweet-potato tzimmes
SERVES 12 (makes 6 cups) TIME 1 3/4 hours Giaquinta roasts two root vegetables to sweetness for this classic Jewish dish, wonderful alongside short ribs and always a hit with her kids at Passover.
He drew from his experiences, "You see, here is my whole biography: They used to find my grandpa on the roof, he loved eating tzimmes
And in between comes the nectar of apples dipped in honey, sweet pomegranates and tzimmes
A species of tzimmes
(generic Yiddish for sweetened meat-and-vegetable stews), the beef is dressed with tomato paste, carrots, and onions.