Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Noodles shaped like small grains or pellets.

Etymologies

Yiddish farfl, from Middle High German varveln.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Egg barley, also called farfel, are toasted noodles that are used in Jewish cooking.

    Make It Easy Make It Light

  • You need: turkey or chicken broth tiny turkey matzoh balls thinly sliced carrots thinly sliced fennel thinly sliced scallions several handsful of toasted farfel (or substitute pastinas or orzos) several handsful of escarole, chard leaves or lacinato kale, cut in thin ribbons chopped fresh parsley

    Toast:

  • Cover and cook 20-25 minutes, until the farfel and matzoh balls are done.

    Soup of the Evening

  • You take a large frying pan, and fill it with matzah farfel.

    Frank Gehry’s Matzah Brei - Bitten Blog - NYTimes.com

  • It is easy, it is sweet, and it uses farfel, which I have always loved.

    InterfaithFamily.com

  • I found a recipe for magranola made with oats and modified it to use matzah farfel.

    InterfaithFamily.com

  • Oh, good grief, now farfel is giving investment advice.

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  • If you sub matzo farfel for the cornflakes it could be crispy and kosher

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  • Jewish people are required to eat matzo as a ritual food during the Passover Seder, but they are not obligated to eat matzo, or any of its derivatives matzo meal, farfel, matzo flour, etc. for the rest of the Passover week, Guralnick said.

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • Dressing: Spread matzo farfel on rimmed baking sheet and bake in 400°F / 200°C oven until lightly toasted, about 10 minutes; transfer to large bowl.

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