The Big Challah Bake
Challah – it is the signature piece de resistance of the Shabbos Meal. Yes, we all enjoy the deliciousness of hot chicken soup, brisket, crispy roast chicken and more — but the challah is the traditional star of Shabbos tables.
In honor of The Shabbo Project, which is being celebrated in Jewish Communities worldwide, we are sharing some outstanding challah recipes from food bloggers, culinary stars and KosherEye contributors. These recipes are very diverse, and come from many corners of the world .Each and every challah recipe featured - is one you will be proud to serve at your table. To learn more about The Shabbos Project, which is taking place starting Friday, October 27 through Saturday, October 28 sundown to stars out, visit theshabbosproject.org .
The Challah Recipes
From Aish.com a luscious recipe along with information about why challah is a special mitzvah. http://www.aish.com/sh/t/rai/48970616.html
From Sharon Lurie, The Kosher Butcher's Wife, Johannesburg, South Africa cookbook author, TV/Radio personality and the one of the global leaders and innovators of The Shabbos Project. http://thekosherbutcherswife.com/how-to-bake-challah-with-sharon-lurie/
Although the high holidays are now behind us, we present this scrumptious Apple Cinnamon Challah recipe from Montreal Mom TV. It is perfect for fall or winter – or any time apples are in season. http://montrealmom.com/blog/apple-cinnamon-challah-on-montrealmomtv/
From Norene Gilletz, the much admired cooking instructor, cookbook author and all around food expert a prize-winning challahfrom her book Norene's Healthy Kitchen. http://www.gourmania.com/articles/shabbat.htm
From culinary star, columnist, cookbook author Joan Nathan a recipe for her favorite challah. You will love every bite. It was shared by Tablet magazine. http://tabletmag.com/jewish-life-and-religion/142314/joan-nathan-ultimate-challah
Enjoy this video from the awesome Allison Josephs, Jew in the City as she makes her amazing challah along with her children, and shares thoughts about challah-making. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKhmBteD3nM
This challah recipe is from the beloved Rebbetzin Kanievsky z"l as printed in The Bais Yaakov Cookbook.
Challah braiding- no problem! Watch couldntbeparve.com blogger,Shoshanah Ohriner – as she gives her easy to follow braiding tutorial in FULL color. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-Pg3mppSR0
For a global treat we present an Asian challah--published on MyJewishLearning.com: Read the story about Molly Yeh and try her recipe for a Chinese style challah based on a traditional Chinese dish, the scallion pancake. http://www.myjewishlearning.com/blog/jewish-and/2014/01/21/challah-with-a-chinese-twist/
If you have a breadmaker, or even if you don't you will love this bread machine challah recipe from the talented Susie Fishbein. We make it all the time and everyone enjoys every bite. http://www.koshereye.com/challah/2496-bread-machine-challah.html
For more of our favorite challah recipes – including instructions on how to frost or add sweet streusel to a challah, visit KosherEye.com and access this link: http://www.koshereye.com/best-kosher-recipes/challah.html
Please feel free to share your favorite challah recipe with KosherEye. And to all of our Jewish friends around the world, our wishes for a delicious, meaningful Good Shabbos - This week, and each week of the new year!