Mozzarella in Matzoh Carrozza

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The Gefilte Variations

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2000

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This variation on the Neapolitan mozzarella in carrozza—a luscious golden-fried sandwich of molten mozzarella, sauced with a blend of garlic, lemon, and anchovies—may seem unusual, but softened matzoh works remarkably well as a substitute for the fluffy sliced white bread frequently used. The absorbent matzoh pairs beautifully with the assertive citrusy sauce.

I especially like the subtle way the slightly sweet egg matzohs soften the saline edge of anchovies, but plain matzohs are v