Matzoh Ball Soup Gets an Asian Makeover

Chandra Ram

Few dishes of the Jewish canon are as iconic as matzo ball soup. Matzo crackers represent the unleavened bread the Jews ate while fleeing Egypt with no time to let their dough rise. Ashkenazi Jews in Eastern Europe used matzo to adapt German and Austrian soup dumplings into matzo balls, using schmaltz as the fat instead of butter so that...