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KosherKing Dec 28, 2012 04:38 AM

Having had a wonderful version recently in Jerusalem, I'm wondering where to find it in Manhattan. Please let me know of any recommendations and tell me how it's served (i.e. with pita, Israeli salad, etc.)

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    jeffrosenbaum Dec 28, 2012 11:55 AM

    Depending on which hashkacha you accept you can find good shaksuka in many Israeli type restaurants. Both hummus place and soom soom have good versions. Pita is usually included, Israeli salad may be a side order.

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      shoelace Dec 28, 2012 12:46 PM

      how about just an insanely good shakshuka recipe

      http://www.bonappetit.com/recipes/qui...

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        cheesecake17 Dec 30, 2012 11:45 AM

        The recipe from Jerusalem was fantastic.

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          shoelace Dec 30, 2012 06:40 PM

          the one from the yotam ottolenghi cookbook? ooh, i was drooling over that over shabbos- but first i need to master tahdig which hasnt happened yet

          have you tried the bon appetit recipe?

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            cheesecake17 Dec 31, 2012 09:46 AM

            Yes.. It's a fantastic cookbook. I've made several recipes, all winners. I served the shakshouka with arugula salad, zaatar pita and yogurt.

            Have not tried the Bon appetit recipe, but I like the addition of chickpeas.

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              jpr54_1 Jan 1, 2013 10:33 AM

              It is a great cookbook-
              The cookbook of the month(cotm) for January is Jerusalem
              in Home Cooking

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                cheesecake17 Jan 1, 2013 03:41 PM

                Yes, I noticed! Very excited to be cooking from it.

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        chazzer Dec 28, 2012 02:08 PM

        Or try this recipe

        http://www.jannagur.com/108704/Shaksh...

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          magiesmom Dec 30, 2012 05:17 PM

          or the one from Smitten kitchen.

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          PotatoPuff Jan 3, 2013 10:53 AM

          Haven't tried it but my friend loved the shakshuka at Grill 212 (80th b/w bway and amsterdam).

          1. abu applesauce Jan 3, 2013 02:09 PM

            Is it preferable to use a cast iron skillet and cook in oven as opposed to the stovetop?

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              cheesecake17 Jan 3, 2013 03:01 PM

              My grandma uses a regular skillet. She cooks the tomatoes on the stove, and finishes it with the eggs in the oven

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                abu applesauce Jan 4, 2013 06:40 AM

                Grandma knows best--thanks.

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