Paula Shoyer was at Linda Lebovic’s Swirl’s Best Picks.  She has just come out with a cookbook (The Holiday Kosher Baker) and will come out with another right before Pesach (The New Passover Menu in Februrary 2015).  I enjoyed meeting her so much – first of all, she’s fascinating (lived in Switzerland as a diplomat, then turned to cooking, ran a cooking school, catering company and now she’s writing cookbooks), filled with a joie de vivre, and her recipe is delicious!  I had the opportunity to make it for the Swirl event.  I’ve included her recipe below with my comments.  My comments are marked by [] and “Obs” (which stands for observation). Babka Bites: Reprinted with permission from Sterling Publishing Makes 46- 48 bites Dough ¼ cup warm water ½ ounce (2 envelopes) dry yeast ¼ cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar, divided 2 ½ cups…

Let us do the cooking for you!  Want an easy relaxing, yet delicious shabbos meal? Order from us! You must order by Wednesday, June 11, 2014 for June 13, 2014. Chicken Soup – $9 per quart Baked Gefilte Fish with tomato sauce on top- $15 per loaf Apricot Chicken – $8 a portion Shnitzel: $8 each portion Squash Pumpkin – $3 per portion Orzo – $2.50 per portion Chocolate Mousse – $3 per portion (in a 4 ounce cup) Thai Tofu June 9th You can order Thai tofu take out on June 9th (order early, once we’re sold out there will be none left).  What you don’t even like tofu?  Well, you’ve maybe never had it prepared this way.  It’s fried tofu (which gives it more texture) with sweet potatoes, carrots, potatoes and onions in a creamy tangy coconut peanut butter sauce with jasmine…