The abundant choices in soups range from vegetable, tomato and onion to borsht
, chowder and gumbo.
We barely needed the translator as they responded: kugel, gefilte fish, borsht
, brisket, and so on.
We crossed Geulah Street, entered the warren--like alleys of the shabby ultra-Orthodox quarter at the top of Ahva, passed underneath washing lines heavy with black, yellow and white clothes, among rusty iron railing of neglected verandas and outside staircases, climbed up through Zikhron Moshe which was always swathed in poor Ashkenazi cooking smells, of cholent, borsht
, garlic and onion and sauerkraut, and continued across to the Street of the Prophets.
Now, as a free Russian restaurant, about the only red you'll see is in the beet and cabbage borsht
Comedians like Milton Berle took the moral mensch along as they made the move from the Borsht
Belt to Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s, and the word seeped into the American mainstream.
and bist meshugge to cuisine such as blintzes and borsht
to items of ritual, such as havdallah or kharoses.