Gil Marks’ Keftes de Prassa – Sephardic Leek Patties: I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “walking encyclopedia” to describe someone with a vast amount of knowledge. You’d be hard pressed to find somebody more suited to this moniker than Gil Marks, author of The Encyclopedia of Jewish Food. Gil may be considered the world’s foremost expert on the history of Jewish cuisine.
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Borekas and bollos (round), traditional Sephardic pastries for Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) in San Francisco, Calif., on September 18, 2008. Food styled by Emma Sullivan. Photo: Craig Lee, The Chronicle
Keftes De Prasa, the Sephardic-Style Leek Fritters
Serious Eater Michael Natkin of the vegetarian blog Herbivoracious drops by every Wednesday to share a delicious recipe to expand our vegetarian repertoire. [Photograph: Michael Natkin] Keftes de prasa are de rigeur at most holiday celebrations on the Sephardic side...