Tag Archives : food

Sufganiyot 1

Chanukah and Thanksgiving coinciding is an extremely rare alignment of the Hebrew and Gregorian calendars. I’ve created pumpkin cream filled sufganiyot as my offering for Thanksgivukkah. Ingredients: ¼ cup lukewarm milk or water 1 teaspoon dry yeast 3 tablespoons sugar 1 whole egg plus 1 egg yolk 3 tablespoons sour cream or vegetable oil Pinch […]

Pumpkin Pastry Cream 1

This makes a great filling for my orange-inflected sufganiyot, and serves as my offering for Thanksgivukkah. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup light cream or half and half 4 egg yolks 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon […]

Once more, with fizz

In a small, dimly lit building in Carnarsie, Brooklyn, Kenny Gomberg makes seltzer. Not seltzer in a plastic bottle, like you buy off the grocery store shelf — something Gomberg, a tall, lanky man, dismisses with the shake of his head — but New York City tap water, mixed with carbon dioxide, triple-filtered through sand, […]