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High Holidays Recipes
These recipes are drawn from articles that have been published on our site over the years. They are organized by holiday, and by type (savory, sweet, seder).
For quick explanations of Jewish foods, see A Jewish Food Cheat Sheet.
ROSH HASHANAH RECIPES
Black-eyed peas, Egyptian, with cilantro
Bean and beef stew with spinach essence, Tunisian (t'fina aux epinards)
Chicken soup with eggs (tfaia)
Fish, broiled, with cumin (samak al kamoun)
Squash and apricot puree (hlou)
Carrot cake with lemon glaze (vegan)
Chocolate cupcakes (vegan)
Chocolate mousse topping (vegan)
Coconut (toasted) cupcakes (vegan)
Coconut pecan fudge frosting (vegan)
Honey cake (vegan)
Honeyed cigares with date-pomegranate filling
Kugel, Indian-inspired pineapple coconut
Lemon glaze (vegan)
Tsimmes, caramelized onion and carrot, with candied ginger
Some Sephardic families have a brief seder, similar in form to the Passover seder, prior to their Rosh Hashanah meal. For more, see Date the New Year with the Symbolic Foods of the Seder. The following are links to recipes for the different dishes of the seder:
YOM KIPPUR RECIPES
Bread, Yom Kippur (il bollo)
Chicken breast patties with celery fingers (pizzette di petto di pollo coi sedani)
Chicken breasts, poached, and tomatoes
Fennel, Jewish-style (finnocchi alla guida)
Lentils "hummus-style," with pomegranate and mint and toasted Za'atar matzahs
Red snapper, Jewish-style (triglie all'ebraica)
Tea, fast and fragrant
Apricot blintzes with toasted pistachios and yogurt cream