Questions tagged [ikar-tofel]
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Tofel and Ikar - In the case of a mixture of Tofel and Ikar, what happens if some spoonfuls are just Tofel?
I have just done some learning on this and a question I didn't see answered was the following case: One has a mixture of food, let's say a stew. They decided that the Ikar was the meat, and the ...
Ikar v'tafel in Mishloach Manot?
Mishloach manot must be two foods. Is it acceptable to be one food which is often served as a condiment to the other? For example, sending a roll and chummus.
Eating treif b'shogeg [duplicate]
If I ate a hamburger that I thought was kosher and after I finished it I found out it was not kosher, where does that leave me halachikly speaking. I know in Mishnah Torah it says (Blessings 1:19) ...
Does an unknown Ikkur require a blessing?
This question is taking for granted the position of Reb Moshe Feinstein that a food which has two ingredients such as chocolate covered peanuts gets two brachos (blessings) being that both ingredients ...
Do you need to eat a kezayis of the ikar to make a bracha acharona necessitated by the ikar?
Say you're eating a mixture of something requiring a mezonot blessing mixed with something requiring a shechakol blessing. By the rules of ikar and tafel you would just say a mezonot on the entire ...
Latkes with applesauce
If one eats a latke with applesauce should he make a bracha on the applesauce (is the applesauce considered tafel to the latke ? )
Should you make "Shehakol" or "Ha'etz" if you eat chocolate-covered espresso beans?
There is a general rule that if you eat a fruit or vegetable raw and it is not the local custom to eat it that way, you say "Shehakol". Chocolate-covered espresso beans are mainly coffee beans with a ...
What bracha do you make on kasha varnishkes?
Assuming that there is an even amount of "varnishkes" (noodles) and kasha, do you make 2 brachot - mezonot on the varnishkes and adamah on the kasha? (If so, which should you say first?) Or is this ...
Ikar and Tafel in bishul akum?
If a non-Jew cooks a food in which there is a mixture of two foods, one of which satisfies a requirement to not be subject to bishul akum (let's say it is eaten raw), and one of which does not satisfy ...
Bracha on avocado / sashimi "boat"
A take-out place near where I work makes an "avocado boat". A whole avocado is peeled, pitted and cut in half. One half is placed on the bottom of a tray and filled with brown rice and assorted ...
Does adding a tofel after making a bracha on the ikkur require and additional blessing?
Say you made yourself some oatmeal and you made the bracha mezonot. If you now add on toppings (tofel) do you make an additional blessing on the toppings since it wasn't in the mixture at the time of ...
Is the brochah made on gum for the base or the flavoring?
When the brochah shehakol is made on gum, is the brochah being made on the gum base, or the flavoring? (I'm assuming one makes a brochah on gum, but maybe not: see http://torahmusings.com/2010/11/...