In article <[email protected]>, Margaret Suran <[email protected]> wrote: > Melba's Jammin' wrote: > > In article <[email protected]>, > > Melba's Jammin' <[email protected]> wrote: > > > > > >>Paraphrasing The Second Avenue Deli's recipe from their cookbook: > >> > >>Farfel and Mushrooms > > > > (recipe snipped) > > I can only surmise how delicious it would be if I'd had the farfel and > > didn't need to substitute orzo pasta. Pics and details are on my > > website. <I blush for embarrass> > > Farfel used to be sold in little boxes, just as the rest of the > noodles, in the kosher section of every supermarket. > > After the experience I had with the Egg Bowties last month, I was less > surprised when I could not find Farfel, either when I looked for it > today. Finally I found weird little cellophane packages with Egg > Barley, one from Streit's and one from an Israeli company. > > Orzo is nothing like Farfel, who are tiny pieces of egg noodles, baked > or dried and are like tiny Fleckerln. No self respecting Farfel would > ever try to look like a grain of rice. I found Manischewitz egg bow ties at my Cub today, but no farfel. -- http://www.jamlady.eboard.com, updated 12-8-05, My Farfel-less Farfel with Mushrooms. Jeez!