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Mar 27, 2007 08:29 PM

Soft Matzahs

Anyone have any info on Soft Matzahs? is it really matzah?

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      It is kosher for passover, but I was told not to use it for seders unless you have a tradition of doing so. Baked without salt, it does not taste very good. Its texture is like a heavy pita.

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      1. re: mrogovin

        Very interesting. I have never seen anything like it. Is there a Chowhound Most Interesting Tip Award I can nominate you for?

        1. re: mrogovin

          Might not taste good but the texture makes it much more flexible (literally and figuratively).

          1. re: DeisCane

            Very cool! I'd second you for that award. I've been in Pitigliano, but never knew about this soft matza thing. Thank you!

            1. re: teamkitty

              too bad i cant eat soft matzahs on pesach, just goes to show you why being sephardi is better on pesach, this and kitniyot.

              1. re: chai18

                A Sefardi friend reports that it's also very hard to get down, and then sits in your stomach like a rock, so I don't know if it's any better than the Ashkenazi crackers.

                1. re: GilaB

                  My Ashkenazi friend said she had them in Israel and that they were very tasty. I definitely think the Sephardim get the best food generally.

                  1. re: teamkitty

                    Wow, my dad (Moroccan) always spoke about having soft matza in Morocco but I never thought you could get it here. Thanx!

                    1. re: Saphirechick

                      It's Sephardic Matzoh. We baked it in Chicago when the Shmurah Factory was in operation.

          2. re: mrogovin

            all matzha for pesach is made wihout salt

          3. it is not good. imagine eating a lafa that was made 7 days ago. it is only good fresh. after a day its harder to chew than crunchy matzah