Showing entries from: Passover – Ashkenazi

The recipes in this category are Kosher for Ashkenazi Passover. They do not contain chametz or kitniyot. Note that my family does not consider quinoa or spices like cumin and coriander to be kitniyot, so they may appear here.

To learn more about the Jewish Passover holiday, click here. To learn more about the Passover kosher laws, click here.

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Schmaltz and Gribenes

How to render chicken fat to create the luscious golden cooking oil known as schmaltz, as well as crispy and delicious gribenes. Kosher, Jewish. Read More

Strawberry Topping

Strawberry Topping

How to make a fresh strawberry topping for ice cream, blintzes, cheesecake, waffles, anything! Kosher, pareve, gluten free, dairy free. Read More

Unstuffed Cabbage

Unstuffed Cabbage

Delicious recipe for Unstuffed Cabbage, an easier way to capture the flavor of savory stuffed cabbage without all the work. Kosher for Passover. Read More

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Sephardic Charoset Truffles

Learn to make Sephardic Charoset Truffles from a Moroccan recipe. Exotic treat for the Seder. Kosher for Passover, Pareve, Vegan, Gluten Free Read More

Tishpishti

Tishpishti

Our next Sephardic dessert originated in Turkey. The word for the dish, Tishpishti, has a number of different English spellings (tishpitti, tezpishti, etc.). Jews adopted the cake because, like macaroons, it is generally unleavened and can be eaten during Passover. … Read More

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Lemony Almond Macaroons

Learn to make Lemony Almond Macaroons & learn the Italian history of macaroons. Inspired by Sephardic Jewish tradition. Kosher for Pesach, pareve Read More

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Mami’s Sopita – Moroccan Vegetable Soup

Delicious Moroccan soup, a vegan gluten free alternative to matzo ball soup. Zucchini, butternut squash, yams, sage, thyme. Kosher for Passover. Read More

Ashkephardic Charoset

Ashkephardic Charoset

Charoset pureed with dates, apples, walnuts, raisins, banana, sweet wine, cinnamon. Blending of Ashkenazi, Sephardic traditions. Kosher, Pesach Read More

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Oven Roasted Asparagus

How to roast asparagus in the oven, fast and easy recipe with delicious results. Best way to prepare asparagus. Kosher, Vegan, Gluten Free. Read More

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Passover Apple Pecan Pie

Recipe for Passover Pecan Pie made with chopped apples, sugar, matzo crackers, spices and chopped pecans. Kosher for Passover, dairy or pareve. Read More

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Passover Potato Kugel

Simple, easy recipe for potato kugel spiced up with Middle Eastern flavors. Step-by-step photos. Pareve, Vegetarian, Kosher for Passover. Read More

Spiced Carrot Walnut Tzimmes

Spiced Carrot Walnut Tzimmes

Lovely recipe for vegetarian Jewish tzimmes with carrots, prunes, cinnamon, raisins, walnuts, and spices. Pareve, Vegan, Kosher for Passover. Read More

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Maman’s Moroccan Fish

Healthy, tasty, and authentic recipe for Moroccan Paprika Fish. Paprika, olive oil, garlic, cilantro, and peppers. Kosher, pareve. Read More

Spinach matzo mina

Spinach Matzo Mina

This week, we are focusing on Seder entrées. I have many vegetarian friends, so I thought I’d offer a veggie option—the matzo mina. A matzo mina is a Sephardic layered pie, somewhat like lasagna, in which matzos are substituted for … Read More

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Lekvar Plum Butter – Prune Filling for Hamantaschen

Recipe for lekvar – plum butter, can be used as a filling for hamantaschen or any cookie or pastry. Thick filling, will not run. Kosher, Pareve. Read More

Apricot Hamantaschen

Lekvar Apricot Butter – Apricot Filling for Hamantaschen

Recipe for lekvar – apricot butter, can be used as filling for hamantaschen or any cookie or pastry. Thick filling, will not run. Kosher, Pareve. Read More

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Mooshi’s Cooked Eggplant Salad

Healthy vegan cooked salad recipe from Israel with eggplant, peppers and tomato sauce. Kosher, Pareve, vegetarian, diet friendly, gluten free. Read More

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Roasted Beet Salad with Mint

Salad made with roasted beets, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, cumin, sugar, salt and fresh chopped mint. Healthy, vegan, gluten free, kosher Read More

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Easy No-Bake Chocolate Matzo Cake

This fun and easy no-bake “cake” was invented because of the Passover restriction on leavening agents, which makes baking tough. It only has three ingredients, and it takes about 10 minutes to prepare. It requires no baking because it sets … Read More

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Roasted Pepper Salad

A colorful vegan salad with bell peppers, olive oil, garlic, and salt. Simple and addicting side dish. Vegan, Gluten Free, Kosher, Pareve. Read More