Design and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen hosted her to start with Shabbat meal this earlier weekend, and documented the working experience on social media.
Early Saturday early morning, the mother-of-two posted on Twitter a online video of her standing by her kitchen stove with her head coated, as she demonstrates a pot of food stuff. Teigen, 30, captioned the brief clip, “First Shabbat! I created rooster soup, kugel, far more chicken, challah and obtained the very best Trader Joe’s chocolate babka as advised by good friends. wow [sic] I could by no means do this each Friday but it was wonderful!”
In a separate Twitter post she described that her hair covering “would have been worn by my *Jewish* grandmother,” Ruth Schaefer.
1st Shabbat! I made hen soup, kugel, more chicken, challah and bought the greatest Trader Joe’s chocolate babka as advised by close friends. wow I could by no means do this just about every Friday but it was gorgeous! pic.twitter.com/iMYmjFrNcR
— chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) January 16, 2021
She also shared a close-up image of her chicken and thanked well-liked Jewish chef and cookbook writer Adeena Sussman for the recipe, stating, “this goes out to your mama.” Teigen and Sussman are collaborating on a 3rd cookbook, and in December they celebrated collectively Teigen’s initially Hanukkah, which the latter documented in movies and shared in an Instagram post.
On Sunday, Teigen shared on Instagram a photograph of her tablescape for Shabbat, thanked some others for their support in making the festivities achievable, and joked “I am just one fortunate bubbie (okay I’m not a grandmother nonetheless but the phrase is just *cooks kiss* perfect).”
Schaefer, the last name of Teigen’s paternal grandmother, is historically a German and Ashkenazi Jewish title, according to Kveller. Schaefer’s moms and dads have been reportedly of German descent and her mother’s maiden identify was Heller, a typical title amongst German Jews.