Cholent Jewish Stew

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Brick Lane Cookbook

Brick Lane Cookbook

By Dina Begum

Published 2018

  • About

Family-run Beigel Shop is the oldest bagel bakery in Britain, one of the last remaining vestiges of a time when Brick Lane was home to a thriving Jewish community. Established in 1855, Beigel Shop is one of two remaining bagel bakeries in the area and is iconic of Brick Lane food culture. When I asked manager Hayley for some classic Jewish dishes she and her family eat at home, she gave me her recipe for this traditional stew. Cholent is cooked overnight on a Friday and eat