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  • Eating kosher in Rome, Italy, is not really a problem, with “five full restaurants, eight fast-food places of various kinds, 12 butchers, nine groceries, two bakeries, at least two catering services and one pastry shop that are kosher.â€? (Jewish Journal)
  • The Book of New Israeli Food (Ynet)
  • A look at how cookbooks provide “a panoramic window into Jewish culture and history.â€? (National Foundation for Jewish Culture)
  • Gil Marks writes about the great importance of fish in Jewish culinary culture, and includes 4 recipes. (The Orthodox Union)
  • Vegan matzoh ball soup (PostPunkKitchen)
  • Israel’s major bakeries largely suspended production of price-controlled breads this week, including plain challahs for Shabbat, saying that unless the government raises prices they will be forced out of business. (Haaretz)
  • A look at the marvelous bakeries of the Netanya industrial zone, “an area with one of the highest bakery densities in the country.â€? (Haaretz)

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