By Shira Wiener and Ayelet Yifrach 9.25"x9" (120 Pages)Publisher: Reshit Publications , 2007
Ah, the sweet taste of Shabbat challah... There s something about the smell of freshly baked challah and its wonderful flavor that brings joy to the Shabbat atmosphere. Baking your own challah seems like a difficult and complex process that requires great effort, experience, and special talent. In The Secret of Challah, with its clear, step-by-step instructions to making beautiful, delicious challah, you'll find that challah baking is both accessible and fun. In The Secret of Challah, you will find: Proven and tested challah and bread recipes; The Art of Braiding, a section devoted to teaching you how to shape your own challah and bread, including the traditional six-strand braided challah and the festive rose-shaped challah. The deep meaning behind the mitzvah of hafrashat challah, which will give your challah baking a new dimension of holiness. A clear explanation of the practical laws of this mitzvah the unique domain of the Jewish woman. Experience the sweet taste of Shabbat with The Secret of Challah - the taste of Shabbat challah.
Feed your mind, soul, and family with a cookbook devoted entirely to the Mitzvah of baking challah. A chapter on the spiritual side of this essential mitzvah and a step-by-step guide to the details and devotions of separating dough make this beautiful book much more than a collection of recipes. Gorgeous photographs complement the wealth of baking tips, explanation of challah customs, techniques for fancy braiding, and how-to`s for unusual shapes for holidays and special occasions. Recipes cover basics like healthy whole wheat, sweet Shabbat, and everyday bread to exotics like egg-free, date-studded and zatar-spiced varieties. The Secret of Challah brings both grandeur and practicality to the Mitzvah of challah