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Mandelbrot, Benoit Mandelbrot(noun)
French mathematician (born in Poland) noted for inventing fractals (born in 1924)
Mandelbrodt, Mandelbroyt, Mandelbrot, Mandelbroit, or anglicized to Mandelbread, is a dessert associated with Eastern European Jews. The Yiddish word mandelbrodt literally means almond bread. It is made by forming dough into a loaf, baking it, slicing the loaf into oblong cookies. Some recipes call for baking the slices again, to form a crunchy exterior. The crunchy, dry cookies were popular in Eastern Europe among rabbis, merchants and other itinerant Jews as a staple dessert that kept well. Its precise origin is unknown, as is its historic relationship with "biscotti" – an Italian term that means 'twice baked'. Mandelbrodt and biscotti are both crispy, but mandelbrodt is more substantial. Each baker has his own variation; common additions include walnuts, cinnamon, chocolate chips or bits of fruit. Mandelbrodt is called kamishbrot in Ukraine. In the United States, the two terms are often used interchangeably.
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