Walnut Balls


Preparation info
  • Makes About

    3 Dozen

    • Difficulty


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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

  • About

Khenagi are a specialty of the Georgian Jews. Jews have inhabited the Caucasus region for centuries and are considered by some to be the descendants of the mysterious Khazars, who disappeared in the tenth century. Until the wave of emigration to Israel in the 1970s and 1980s, Tbilisi boasted a sizable Jewish population, with a lovely old synagogue not far from the downtown Georgian Orthodox cathedral. With its own bakery for Passover matzoh and a slaughteryard for supplying kosher ch