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Recent Examples of challah from the Web
Broadway Deli's Lox Club sandwich piles toasted challah bread with green onion cream cheese, smoked salmon, bacon and tomato.
Fire Island is an altar to bread, with classics like Alaska whole wheat and Fire Island sourdough turned out daily and specials like challah, plum flax, and sprouted grain offered on specific weekdays.
Dishes served include challah bread with apples and honey, homemade gefilte fish, chopped liver, matzo ball soup, beef brisket, apple tarte tatin and flourless chocolate cake.
Banksia sells the same crusty K.C. sourdough bread baked by Sasha's Baking Co. Sarah Gish Banksia also sells a variety of breads, from sourdough to wheat, rye and challah.
Entrée selections include Dungeness crab pasta; Colorado lamb sirloin; seared Scottish salmon and challah French toast with chicken apple sausage.
The generous Tal's platter contains three eggs, a thick slice of challah and a puffy pita to sop up sauce. Spices give shakshouka its flavor backbone.
An accomplished cook, Van Derveer organized a pretzel baking party and drew plaudits for her challah, sourdough rye, cinnamon bread and hot cross buns.
Market Grille, 110 Buckland Hills Dr., Manchester, offers a Mother’s Day brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for $26.95, with entree choices like filet mignon Benedict, Southwest steak and eggs, Belgian waffles and challah French toast.
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challah Comes From Yiddish
When English speakers first borrowed challah from Yiddish, they couldn't quite settle on a single spelling, so the word showed up in several forms; challah, challa, hallah, and the plural forms challoth, challot, halloth, and hallot were all common enough to merit inclusion in Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged when it was released in 1961. Today, challah and the anglicized plural challahs are the variants that are usually encountered by English speakers. The initial ch of challah is frequently pronounced as a velar fricative, like the ch in the German Buch or the Scottish English loch.
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