Category Archives: Jewish and Israeli Food

7 Shavuot Foods from Around the World

Jun 01, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Shavuot 2022 starts at sundown on Saturday, June 4. It is a widespread custom – and one of the defining features and many people’s favorite aspect of the holiday! – to eat dairy foods on Shavuot. For many Ashkenazi Jews, that means enjoying cheesecake, blintzes, and other sweet, creamy desserts. However, Jewish communities around the world have their own treasured Shavuot recipes that utilize local ingredients and reflect the beautiful […]

 

Everything You Need to Know to Celebrate Shavuot 2022

Jun 01, 2022  |  By Abby S

Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that is observed on the 6th of the Hebrew month of Sivan, which often occurs in May or June. Shavuot 2022 begins at sundown on Saturday, June 4, and is observed for one day in Israel and for two days in traditional communities elsewhere. While the ancient festival has Biblical origins as a grain harvest holiday, and traditionally marks the conclusion of the Counting of […]

 

4 Easy Kosher-for-Passover Dessert Recipes

Apr 17, 2022  |  By Evelina G

We know that finding chametz-free desserts to please the whole family during Passover can be a challenge, so we’ve rounded up our 4 favorite recipes – flourless and easy to make, and still decadently delicious! 1. Coconut Macaroons You can never go wrong with this famous Passover classic – coconut macaroons! Sweet and scrumptious, they’re sure to please the whole family, while being easy and fun to make too. Ingredients: […]

 

Passover Seder Kids Guide

Apr 10, 2022  |  By Evelina G

How to Make the Passover Seder Fun for the Kids Share holiday joy with the youngest members of your family and make Seder night fun and unforgettable with our top tips! 1. Have the kids help with the Seder prep Your little ones will feel pride and ownership in the Seder – and by extension a positive connection to their Jewish heritage and family traditions – if they’re involved in making it […]