I believe it’s safe to say challah never gets old. In Jewish culture, the braided challah bread is ensconced in tradition. It symbolizes joy, gathering, faith, trust in God, ultimate redemption and absence of arrogance. Commemorating the weekly Sabbath by eating challah at every Friday dinner and every Saturday lunch is a generations-long tradition and a way of observing the rituals of a Jewish life. But ultimately, the thing that makes this bread so special is its versatility. If you’ve ever been to Inwood, NY, you must have sensed the aroma of the freshly baked loaves spreading from Zomick’s bakery. If you enjoy good bread and are looking to be impressed than this is the place to visit.
Regardless whether you prefer sweet or savory, there’s one institution that can fulfill both cravings, and that’s the almighty bakery. Prized for its ridiculously indulgent selection of baked goods, Zomick’s holds true to its commitment of serving highest-quality kosher food. This family owned bakery, opened since 1966, is a New York City must-visit for all food lovers.
Since taste preferences and food limitations differ from person to person, there can be no universal way of making food, which is why food preparation techniques vary from culture to culture. However, people from certain cultures or religions often adopt same methods of preparing food.
Faith and its influence have played an important role in defining those methods developed from religious dietary laws. A great example of cultural food turning into globally popular cuisine is kashrut, the Jewish dietary law. Established in 1966, Zomick’s kosher bakery offers traditional Jewish baked goods. Those are pastries, cakes, cookies, challah, pita, bagels, babka, rugelach, borekas, sufganiyot and more. Also, it offers authentic Jewish-style and European bread as well as delightful desserts. Continue reading Zomick’s – Homey and Comfortable Place for Everyone
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Anyone who has visited Zomick’s bakery has enjoyed kosher baking goods, kosher falafel, or kosher delicatessen. What is the history of this delicious food?
The Hebrew word “kosher” literally means “prepared.” Foods that are permitted by the Torah and prepared in accordance with Jewish law are labeled as kosher. This article will give a broad overview of what makes a food “kosher” and finally, we will deal with the philosophical underpinnings of the kosher concept.