Peach Buttermilk Kugel

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Appears in
Jewish Holiday Cooking

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2008

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With their gilded blush and sweet perfume, showy peaches dazzled the Talmudists. For decorating a sukkah, they deemed the fruit was fit to hang beside treasures like “hand-made carpets and tapestries … nuts, almonds … pomegranates and bunches of grapes, vines, oils, and fine meal.” (Babylonian Talmud: Bezah 30b)

Peaches—juicy, fresh fruit in the topping and tangy dried ones dispersed throughout—bring unexpected luxury to this sleek buttermilk custard noodle pudding. A slightly more