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Still have matzah? Try this sweet fried matzah

Leave it to Sephardic Jews to make even a pedestrian dish - the ubiquitous matzah brei, a mash-up of fried matzah and egg - into something sublime.

In his landmark book, "The Sephardic Kitchen," published in 1996, Rabbi Robert Sternberg introduced many of us to the flavors and pleasures of Sephardic Jewish cuisine. Masa Tiganitas is a Passover recipe of the Greek Jews - tiganites is the Greek word for pancakes, and, according to Sephardic cook and author Jennifer Abadi, tiganitas is related to the word for "fried." Masa Tiganitas is also a dish enjoyed by Italian Jews during Passover.

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