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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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Shiksa Lamb Shanks

Last week I talked a bit about the differences between what Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews consider kosher for Passover. One thing I’ve noticed over the years is that some of our Sephardic friends serve lamb for the Seder, while our … 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

Spinach Keftes - Keftes de Espinaca

Keftes de Espinaca – Spinach Keftes

How to make Middle Eastern keftes de espinaca- spinach keftes- delicious vegetarian fried patties with spinach, mashed potatoes, egg, breadcrumbs 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

Farah Chicken

Farah’s Roast Chicken

Today’s chicken recipe was taught to me by our Persian Jewish friend Farah, though she stressed that it’s not a Persian dish. She learned this simple roasting method when she was living in Israel many years ago. I like to … 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

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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

Creamy Israeli Salad with Dill

Creamy Israeli Salad with Dill

A creamy twist on Israeli Salad with Persian cucumbers, tomatoes, chickpeas, Greek yogurt, lowfat sour cream, fresh dill, and lemon juice. Read More

Heirloom Israeli Salad

Heirloom Israeli Salad

Recipe for Israeli Salad with heirloom tomatoes, kalamata olives, fresh parsley, olive oil, and lemon juice. Kosher, Pareve, Gluten Free, Vegan Read More