As buttery and airy as brioche but with a far weightier responsibility than its breakfast chum, challah ensures a sweet new year in Jewish tradition. We’ll break bread to that.
Arthur Schwartz is founder of the Food Maven website and former restaurant critic for New York Daily News. He was also a radio personality on WOR Radio and host of Good Day New York. Schwartz also teaches cooking classes in the NYC area and has written several award-winning cookbooks, including Jewish Home Cooking: Yiddish Recipes Revisited and The Southern Italian Table: Authentic Tasted for Traditional Kitchens.