Chicken Gefilte Balls (Falshe Fish) and Green Olive Sauce

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The Gefilte Variations

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2000

  • About

Jewish cuisine is full of make-believe. Many dishes are kosher analogues of foods Jews around the world found enticing. Italian Jews devised chazirello, breast of veal redolent of rosemary and garlic to mimic roasted piglets, and silken prosciutto d’oca, “ham” fashioned from goose, a delicacy relished today as much by Gentiles as by Jews. Turkish Jews make a rich milk pudding that does not break the laws of kashrut as a substitute for tavuk gogsu, a swe