My copy of "Guide to Blessings, The Brochos for Various Foods" compiled by Rabbi Naftali Hoffner (NCSY/OU) states that tortillas get the "Shehakol" blessing because they are made of maize (corn) ...
The blessing for bread is hamotzi lechem min haaretz. The blessing for vegetables is boreh pri haadama. As far as I know aretz (land) and adama (soil or earth) are basically synonymous. I would like ...
Say one finished a meal consisting of bread and poured oneself a hot cup of coffee. This person wants to get up and go to a different room or outside but needs to bench for the bread. Do you say ...
On Thanksgiving, many have the custom to eat stuffing, which usually incorporates bread as a major ingredient, with their turkey and mashed potatoes and gravy. What bracha should be recited up it? ...
I've seen bread made with juice on airplanes and the insert says these are "mezonos" rolls. And, as we know, matzah is "HaMotzi." In the first instance, it looks like bread but we treat it like ...
What is the reasoning of the 2 different minhagim (traditions) on what bracha to say on matzah when its not Peasach?