A dish of stewed or baked stuffed fish, or of fish cakes boiled in a fish or vegetable broth and usually served chilled.
- The gefilte fish of Jewish tradition is simply a quenelle of fish en gelée that is common in classical French cooking.
- It was therefore the food of the Ashkenazi - chopped liver and gefilte fish, salt beef and latkes, cholent and borscht - which predominated there for many years.
- Israeli food, with its Middle Eastern, North African and European heritage, is much more than chicken soup, bagels and gefilte fish.
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