Celebrate Tu Bishvat with an easy fig parfait
A decadent, yet light Israeli-inspired dessert
A fresh summer watermelon salad with a Middle Eastern flair
Charoset 3 ways (Tropical, Persian-style & Tex-Mex) for your Passover seder
A local foodie in rural Massachusetts created a Tu Bishvat seder that could include his partner who was not Jewish and their Jewish friend and friends who were not Jewish.
When the Jewish New Year arrives, people often wish their family and friends a “sweet and fruitful New Year.” Because the holiday occurs right at the beginning of apple season, apples are the fruit of choice. People with ancestry from Eastern Europe and Russia ceremoniously dip apple wedges in honey to symbolize this good wish. Sephardic Jews, […]
Apples, the symbolic fruit for the Jewish New Year, can find their way onto your holiday menu in many ways. This recipe may not have its origins in Europe or the Middle East, but it plays on the tradition of elevating even the simplest of ingredients into a festive dish. I serve this as a […]
Adding fruit to salad in the summertime is perfection. Try this on a Shabbat picnic.
For summer, we are taking inspiration from the layers of an Italian lasagna as well as the sweetness of kugel. Lasagna is of course a classic Italian dish. Its creamy, rich filling is a perfect comfort food for the chilly days of fall and winter. In Jewish kitchens, noodle kugel (Lokshen Kugel) makes an appearance […]
Celebrate Shavuot with a semolina Cara Cara orange cake