Recipe made by: Avichai Ozur Bass Based on Ozlem’s Turkish table (http://ozlemsturkishtable.com/2012/02/simit-sesame-encrusted-bread-rings/) Simit, pronounced “see- meet,” is a Turkish bread which is essentially a lighter, fluffier cross between a bagel and a soft pretzel. In Turkey and some former parts of the Ottoman empire, they’re sold on every street corner, and they’re what you buy … Continue reading A Turkish delight (this recipe is not for Turkish delight)
Recipe inspired by: http://overtimecook.com/2015/11/17/pumpkin-noodle-kugel/ Recipe made by: Robbie Shorr "Shana Tova U'Pumpkin Spice!" should be the new greeting for the Jewish New Year, because at this point in culinary history, it seems that everything sweet made this time of year contains pumpkin spice. I am not sure what strange fusion-type foods have been made with pumpkin spice … Continue reading PSK: Pumpkin Spice Kugel
Recipe inspired by: http://www.glorioustreats.com/2016/03/lemon-blueberry-bread.html and http://www.marthastewart.com/313152/lemon-glaze Recipe made by: Robbie Shorr, Avichai Ozur Bass Admittedly, Kosher Kollege has gotten a bit out of control recently. I've been whipping up dishes with little regard for recipes, and have had mixed results as a consequence. So I decided it was time to get back to basics, making something from … Continue reading When life gives you lemons, make lemon blueberry loaf cake
The impetus behind making this dessert was simple: My college roommate (and not to mention one of my best friends) Aaron Wildavsky, who is moving to Israel tomorrow, invited me over for his second-to-last Shabbat in the States. I knew I had to make something that wasn't just good, but that was inspired by Aaron's … Continue reading Where’s Waldo?
Recipe made by: Robbie Shorr Less is more. You hear it all the time nowadays, in commercials for just about everything. Oftentimes, it's just a sad excuse for a clever line about saving money. Sometimes, however, it is most definitely a true statement. One of the fields in which this platitude holds true is, of course, … Continue reading Berry pleased to meet you
Recipe made by: Reuben Cohen, Robbie Shorr Welcome back to Kosher Kollege! Thank you to everyone for being patient through this excruciating summer hiatus. Kosher Kollege is back now, and I'm excited to see what its future holds. I must preface this recipe by explaining that it was made for Shavuot. I don't think anyone … Continue reading Cheesecake… without the cake
Recipe inspired by: http://kimkushner.com/blog/sticky-date-caramel-bread-pudding/ Recipe made by: Robbie Shorr Now, some of you may be asking, "What in the world is that?". And even though I made and ate this recipe, I'm still not sure I can answer that question with anything other than "delicious." I think the best way to explain this dish is to … Continue reading Spread pudding