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There is much ado about Nothings

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By Linda Matchan
Globe Staff / September 16, 2009

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I grew up in Winnipeg, Canada, where there was a large Jewish population and where Jewish cuisine has a lot of peculiarities. The appetizer called “unclepasto,’’ for example - a quirky variant of “antipasto,’’ contains scalded tuna, whatever that is. Sandwiches are stuffed with pink cream cheese. A gooey triple-layered cake called a “shmoo torte’’ shows up at every Bar ... (Full article: 1016 words)

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