After learning to make a Rosh Hashanah recipe in a Mumbai kitchen, our author returns to observe the preparation of a break-fast food.
A visit to the home of an Indian-Jewish caterer yields a delicious holiday recipe and details about a New Year celebration both exotic and familiar.
Halwa is a traditional Rosh Hashanah dish made by the Bene Israel Indian Jews in Mumbai.
On a Jewish-Indian heritage discovery trip to India, an Israeli born Bene Israel Indian Jew visits her aunt’s favorite spice shop, and finds the authentic spice mixes for the dishes she grew up on.
When an Israeli-born Bene Israel Indian Jew who lives in the U.S. took her first trip to her parents’ homeland, she was captivated by an intriguing challah-baking program.
A dried fruit compote helps a writer connect the past with the present as she recalls her first experience with Tu B’Shvat, an eye-opening seder full of weighty significance.
When the seven fruits of Israel were not available to Jews of the Diaspora, Tu B’Shvat prayers were often recited over dried fruits. Here, a compote recipe as commemoration.
In a corner of Tel Aviv’s Levinsky Spice Market, a writer falls hard for a little artisanal soda shop and the sweet, fresh concoctions on offer.
A refreshing fruit-infused soda recipe from an artisanal soda shop in Tel Aviv offers a modern twist on a longstanding break-fast beverage tradition.
FOOD: For Indian Jews, Rosh Hashanah dinner always featured luxurious lamb biryani, made with curry, saffron rice, nuts, raisins, and crispy onions.