Category Archives: Jewish and Israeli Food

Israel’s 70th: Seven Israeli Desserts for 70 Years

Apr 18, 2018  |  By Guest

Seven Israeli Desserts for 70 Years This is a guest post from Rosa Seidenwar. Rosa Seidenwar is the founder of a new baking subscription box company in Israel, Lilyrose Bakers Box. In honor of Israel’s 70 years of independence I’ve come up with a list of the top 7 classic Israeli desserts, one for each decade. As a pastry chef I find it critical to do market research and as such, pride […]

 

What’s on the Seder Plate?

Mar 26, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein
seder plate

The Seder plate is the focal point of the whole Seder night. It holds the six different ritual foods which are eaten and used symbolically throughout the night. This is our essential guide to the items on the Seder plate so you can start you night right! Beitzah Eggs are used symbolically in Judaism several times a year: they appear on the Seder plate, and are the last thing eaten […]

 

Chametz-Free Meal Ideas for Passover

Mar 20, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein

Looking for Passover meal ideas? The notion of chametz means that anything leavened – a grain-based food that either rises with yeast or other additives or swells with the addition of water – is out, making Pesach menus tricky to put together. In addition, many communities – in particular Ashkenazi ones (Jews of German descent) – have other restrictive customs, such as not eating kitniyot. Literally taken to mean legumes, […]