One of the sub-classifications of mollusks, which are a class of shellfish. The two sub-classifications are univalves and bivalves. The bivalves have two half shells, which include shellfish such as clams, mussels, oysters and scallops.
A type of thick soup that is a specialty of the Tuscany region of Italy. Traditionally, ribollita (which is Italian for “twice boiled”), was basically leftover minestrone soup that was reheated (or re-boiled, hence the name ribollita); however, chunks of crusty bread were added to the leftover soup before it was served.
A type of hot sandwich consisting of thin slices of tender roast beef layered on a French baguette and served with the flavorful beef sauce known as au jus (pronounced oh zhoo'), which is French for “with juice” (au jus typically accompanies prime rib).
A reference to Middle Eastern pickled vegetables. A derivative of the Persian word “torsh,” meaning “sour,” the most common vegetable made into torshi is the turnip, although any vegetable can be used.
A type of Jewish cookie most often made with a delicious cream cheese dough; however, the dough is also prepared with nondairy ingredients so that the cookie can be consumed during or after a meal of meat and still be kosher.
A Jewish specialty dish that is basically a type of stuffed cabbage roll. Various mixtures of savory ingredients are placed onto large cabbage leaves, which are then rolled and cooked, either by baking or simmering on the stovetop.