posts tagged "passover"
Posted on April 2, 2008
Charoset is one of my favorite Passover foods. During the Seder, this sweet, fruity dish holds a special, symbolic place, reminding us of the mortar which the Jews used to bond bricks while enslaved in Egypt.
European Jews (Ashkenazi) traditionally use nuts, apples, cinnamon and sweet wine for this dish. Jews of Middle Eastern descent (Sephardic) commonly use raisins, figs dates and sesame seeds. In general, Middle Eastern Jews have a far richer culinary tradition than European Jewry and charoset is ... read more →
Posted on March 27, 2008
I make these gluten-free coconut macaroons all year round; when I retested it today, my younger son ate an entire baking sheet of these yummy little cookies!
Later than usual this year, my favorite spring holiday falls on April 19th, just over 3 weeks away. I especially enjoy the food traditions surrounding this holiday; during the next couple of weeks I will be posting all of my favorite Passover recipes.
These gluten free coconut macaroons are an ideal Pesach dessert because ... read more →
Posted on November 21, 2007
This dish is really more of a soufflé, though in my house it has come to be known as the cherished “Squash Pie.” This morning my dear friend Amado called looking for this recipe for his Thanksgiving feast.
2 medium butternut squash, cut in half, seeded
3 tablespoons butter or coconut oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
Rub squash with a dab of coconut oil
Place cut side down on a metal baking sheet
Bake squash ... read more →
Posted on March 29, 2007
This gluten free, high protein Matzo Ball Soup recipe is a Passover classic.
Gluten free, high protein Matzo Ball Soup is a Passover classic. Chicken soup with matzo balls can also be considered Jewish penicillin, and a favorite remedy for a cold or the flu; however this is primarily a staple recipe for Passover. Did you know that all of my recipes are kosher for Passover?
Passover is one of my favorite holidays. I adore holidays that involve a change of seasons ... read more →