Archive for June, 2011

OUR FUNNIEST POST EVER

Back in the summer of 1994, we posted this article. It is still one of the funniest we have ever run. Hmmm, wonder if the place is still there? Singapore Chinese Vegetarian Restaurant in Philadelphia advertises itself as a “NON KOSHER, KOSHER RESTAURANT.” What’s next- not trefe, trefe? Yup, that one still gives us the […]

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Posted on June 23, 2011 at 12:04 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics

WHAT IS IT?

Just a few of the things people ask us about: Agar agar is a seaweed derivative, used as a substitute for gelatin. It is kosher without certification. Cholic Acid comes from animal bile (yummy!) and is used as an emulsifier in dried egg whites. Obviously, it needs hashgachah. Oil Of Rose is just what it […]

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Posted on June 22, 2011 at 12:04 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics, Kosher Alert

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU June 20, 2011 Here is a quick SupermarketGuru guide to shopping for artificial sweeteners. From what they are, to how to store, we’ve got everything you need in this quick reference article. What is Artificial Sweetener? Man-made products created to add sweetness to baking, cooking, and beverages. Helpful for restricted […]

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Posted on June 21, 2011 at 12:04 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics, Health

VICTORY IN EUROPE FOR KOSHER MEAT LABELS

Law reprieve for kosher meat labels Robyn Rosen • The Jewish Chronicle An amendment which could lead to controversial plans to label kosher meat has been removed from a proposed new European law. The European Council and Parliament agreed this week that the new food information regulation will not include a requirement that all kosher […]

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Posted on June 20, 2011 at 12:04 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics, Kosher News