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Watch! Featured on Lohud, Where to find local challah, honey

The article starts off with the intro... Challah, honey, family, faith: Such are some of the mainstays of Rosh Hashana, one of the holiest days in the Jewish religion. The holiday, which marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year, begins the evening of Sept. 29 and ends the evening of Oct. 1 and is both a time of rejoicing and of serious introspection...     Rosh Hashana: Where to find local challah, honey 'Sweet' Jewish new year options: 6 places for challah; 3 for honey Check out the full story

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A Challah Fairy Tour

I had the pleasure of visiting my friend Chana Lee, aka, The Challah Fairy, for brunch on a very busy erev Shabbos (Thursday afternoon).  Chana Lee graciously offered me a tour of her heavenly kitchen.  Below is a brief photo essay of the sensual experience.   Smell the delicacies with your eyes, or visit The Challah Fairy in New City, New York in person, to experience it with the rest of your senses! For those of you who aren’t yet familiar with The Challah Fairy, it is a kosher dairy restaurant/café located in New City, New York.  They serve a really delicious spread of breakfasts and lunches as well as cater for many local events and businesses.  The café is most famous for its...

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New York's Own Challah Fairy

She delivers freshly-baked challahs to customers’ doorsteps (or their doormen), but she doesn’t use wings to get there… she drives a Honda Pilot. The Challah Fairy, a.k.a. Chanalee Fischer Schlisser, sees her business almost as a calling, hoping her tasty challahs will encourage more Jews to enjoy Shabbat. “People have a much better experience of Shabbos if they have a special challah and not some gross supermarket challah,” Schlisser said. Read more on Forward

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New City's 'Challah Fairy' Puts New Twist On Rosh Hashanah Recipe

NEW CITY, N.Y. -- Chanalee Fischer's busy season is right around the corner: Rosh Hashanah.   The "Challah Fairy" — who sells her challahs from her New City storefront — says her twist on the traditional, Jewish bread is exactly what helped her business take off... ... She also started making Play Dough, challah, basically strands in different colors that looks like the real thing. Said Fischer: "People are nervous to eat it but it tastes just as good as our 'regular' brands." Read More on the Daily Voice

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