Making My Own Knish
- Danny Oct 3, 2005 12:22 PM
I've only found one really great Knish, and it isn't that close to home - so I'd like to make my own.
Does anyone have a good recipe? Tips? Tricks?
I spent many years trying to recreate the taste and consistency of my grandmother's knishes and ultimately got it by doing the following: I make a crust of flour, water salt, corn oil and an egg (I don't use measurements, just feel), and roll out. It should be thin and a little oily, I find. The filling is mashed potatoes with sauteed onions, salt, pepper and an egg to bind the filling together.
On the other hand, I just bought the Jewish vegetarian cookbook "The Olive Tree and Honey" and it seems to contain some very interesting knich recipes along the same lines as my recreation--but with measurements.
Good luck and happy new year.