Matzo Brei

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      20 min

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

It’s silly, really. I could make fried matzo any time of the year. But I always wait until Passover; then I eat it once, often twice, a day. Fried matzo is the Passover equivalent of French toast and there are almost as many versions as there are cooks to make it. My grandfather, for example, would soak his matzo in hot water, making fried matzo that was soft and fluffy like a pancake. My mother went in for a crispier consistency, hardly wetting her matzo at all, so it remained hard and cru