Halacha Tag: netila

Charif – Sharp Food

When the food that one is dealing with is sharp or pungent there are three big changes in the general halachot of the kitchen. 1: Sharp food can sometimes cause a transfer of taste without heat. 2: Sharp food can make taste from a eino ben yomo have the rules of ben yomo. 3: As […]

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Tzli – Roasting

Roasting is defined as cooking a solid food with direct heat from a fire. The Gemara in Chulin (96b) quotes Shmuel that if one roasted a piece of meat with the sciatic nerve (a forbidden part of the animal) still in it, one may eat from the piece of meat until you reach the sciatic […]

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Transferring Taste

If two items (food or utensils) touch each other, they do not absorb taste from each other without a catalyst. One possible catalyst is heat. There are many different ways to produce heat in halacha; cooking, roasting, baking, and so on. As an aside, this is the reason that we use separate pots for meat […]

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