Jewish penicillin

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Appears in
Soho Cooking

By Alastair Little

Published 1999

  • About

This is not a politically incorrect joke, but a reference to the alleged therapeutic qualities of a home-made chicken soup. Soho used to have a significant Jewish community with a synagogue, an art gallery, a kosher butcher, two fishmongers, a baker, a fish smoker and several salt-beef bars. All of these have now gone, so if you wish to try the miraculous effects of this soup you will have to venture further afield.

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