Ginger-Spiked Chopped Liver with Garlic Croutons

Preparation info

  • Serves

    10 to 12

    as an appetizer
    • Difficulty


Appears in

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

This is a Chinese tilt on a Jewish classic, which is amusing as well as delicious. For those intrigued by cross-cultural history, there were in fact communities of Jews living in China as early as the T’ang dynasty. Sprung from Jewish traders traveling the Silk Route into China from Central Asia, the Chinese Jews created gorgeous Torahs emblazoned with Chinese-featured Queen Esthers, opened kosher butcher shops, and perhaps even ate chopped liver. Their story is documented