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How homemade jachnun is giving a lifeline to European Jews in a second COVID wave


December 25, 2020

Gal Garber and Mathilde Lair prepare jachnun in their apartment in Amsterdam, Nov. 20, 2020.

AMSTERDAM (JTA) - After Gal Graber and Tal Goldman had a disappointing experience with a store-bought jachnun, the two Israelis living in Amsterdam set out to make the slow-cooked Yemenite bread on their own.

"As with many Israelis, jachnun is connected in our minds with Saturday mornings, with quality time," Graber told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. "But the frozen ones for sale here are not great. So we decided to make our own."

It turned out to be a prescient undertaking. Earlier this year, the restaurant where Graber was working - & moshik, which had two Michelin stars thanks to it...

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