Cavolo Ripieno per Simhà Torà

Stuffed Cabbage

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Cucina Ebraica: Flavours of the Italian Jewish Kitchen

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

Stuffed cabbage is not just an Ashkenazic, or even American Jewish deli, specialty. This particular recipe is adapted from two different Italian Jewish recipes, both of which are traditionally served on Simchat Torah, which falls at the end of Sukkot and joyfully celebrates the Torah. One recipe is from Mira Sacerdoti and the other is my interpretation of a recipe found in Cia Eramo’s La cucina mantovana. Eramo braises the cabbage whole, slipping the filling between