Subject: Re: OT: Happy Eight Day
On 2018-01-21 00:50:10 +0000, PeterN said:
> On 1/20/2018 12:24 PM, Davoud wrote:
>>>> ...but is Dim sum kosher?
>> As one who lived in Asia for 10 years and in Israel for five+ years, I
>> can confidently state that Chinese food that approximates authenticity
>> is not, and cannot be made, kosher. Take away pork, oyster sauce, and
>> all shellfish. Imagine Italian food without pasta and tomatoes.
> I have been to vegetarian Chinese restaurants with some Chinese people
> who were vegetarians. They assured me that the vegetarian pork and
> chicken tasted like the real thing. They told me that they had always
> been vegetarians I could never bring myself to ask them how they knew
> it tasted like the real thing.
Well, you can with no doubt cook tasty non meat Chinese, Italian and
Scandinavian meals without the use of meat substitutes. I wouldn't know
about British though...