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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Challah

Challah plural: challot /xɒloʊt/ or challos /xɒləs/) is a special Jewish bread, usually braided and typically eaten on ceremonial occasions such as Sabbath and major Jewish holidays (other than Passover). Ritually-acceptable challah is made of dough from which a small ...

toriavey.com/how-to/challah-bread-part-1-the-blessing-and-the-dough

Traditionally, challah is served on Shabbat and holidays. I like to think of challah as a “special occasion” bread because of the time and effort that goes into making it. You can certainly make challah any day of the year, but in my home the process is reserved for Shabbat and the major Jewish holidays (except for Passover, ...

allrecipes.com/recipe/6760/challah-i

"Traditional egg bread for the Jewish Sabbath. You can add 1 cup raisins or golden raisins to the dough just before shaping and then make the loafs into round braids for Rosh Hashanah." Save to favorites. Save. I Made It Rate it Print Pin Share. ADVERTISEMENT. Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.

www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/2147312/jewish/Challah-Bread.htm

Round Raisin Challah with Sweet Crumb Topping. For Rosh Hashanah. By Miriam Szokovski. It's traditional to use round challahs for Rosh Hashanah, to represent the cycle of life. It's also customary to eat sweet foods at this time, to symbolize our desire for a sweet year ahead, hence the raisins and sweet crumb topping.

www.joyofkosher.com/recipes/traditional-challah

Nov 6, 2010 ... My grandmother's original recipe said "8 hands flour", "1/2 hand sugar." Like that. I worked it out and this is truly wonderful bread. It makes one large loaf, which I advise making because there's never enough! (But you can make this into two smaller loaves or halve the recipe). You can make the challah in a ...

www.pbs.org/food/recipes/challah

Try this traditional Challah recipe made with yeast, eggs, flour, sugar, oil, and warm water. Get this classic ... 1 package yeast (1 scant tablespoon); 1/4 cup sugar; 1-1 1/2 cups warm water; 1/3 cup oil (canola or safflower); 3 large eggs; 2 teaspoons salt; 5 to 5½ cups bread flour (about); Sesame seeds for sprinkling( optional) ...

www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-challah-bread-181004

Jul 19, 2015 ... Here is a bread that is as much a pleasure to look at as it is to eat. Check out that braiding! And the way it practically glows on the table! Slice yourself a piece and cherish the pillow-soft interior, simultaneously rich and slightly sweet. Challah is a bread that should be in everyone's repertoire. For celebrating ...

www.myjewishlearning.com/article/challah

The name challah was given to a bread in South Germany in the Middle Ages, when it was adopted by Jews for the Sabbath. It was the traditional local Sunday loaf, and its various shapes and designs were in the local tradition of decorative breads. John Cooper in Eat and Be Satisfied: A Social History of Jewish Food notes ...

thecubanreuben.com/shabbat-challah

May 7, 2013 ... However, no nearby purveyor of fine baked goods was able to replicate the craving-inducing, funny sounding bread I so longed for. ... A High Holiday rounded loaf of challah, prepared by my students. 5.0 from 19 reviews. Traditional Challah. Author: TheCubanReuben.com (adapted from Smitten Kitchen).