Some recipes for matzo balls name for seltzer as an alternative of plain water. It’s an outdated grandma system to maintain them mild. So when my granddaughter Julia Fabricant craved matzo balls for the batch of rooster inventory she made whereas quarantining at house from faculty final winter, she requested for a recipe; mine included seltzer. Although she had matzo meal within the pantry, there was no seltzer in the home. So she improvised and used beer with positive outcomes, however kosher for Passover beer is tough to search out. “How about cider?” she advised. “Or Champagne,” I replied. It really works. I’m swapping kosher for Passover glowing wine for seltzer this 12 months.
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