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(in Jewish cooking) a kind of sweet or savory pudding of noodles or potatoes.
- ‘They bring steaming trays of potato kugel and berry cobbler, bottles of grape juice and sweet wine.’
- ‘Their tote bags were laden with vegetables to prepare for chicken soup and potato kugel.’
- ‘He meant potato kugel, no doubt made in the traditional way with eggs, chicken fat, onion, and grated potato.’
- ‘For Passover, choose from three types of kugel - purple potato, saffron and sweet potato.’
- ‘The table was set with kugel and rolls still steaming from the oven.’
Yiddish, literally ‘ball’.
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