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.