The carrots are meant to bring us good luck for a sweet new year.
Part of a family of drop-cookie recipes that includes gingersnaps and cocoa cookies, this version has a strong honey flavor and unmistakable fragrance of the holiday.
This moist, spicy loaf from award-winning cookbook author and former New York Times restaurant critic Mimi Sheraton is the ultimate incarnation of a Rosh Hashanah staple.
To accompany her wonderful honey cake recipe, a renowned author and restaurant critic offers up memories of her grandmother’s holiday baking habits.
Bored with the idea of making yet another traditional honey cake, food editor Liza Schoenfein comes up with a seasonal, gluten-free take on the classic dessert.
Food editor Liza Schoenfein’s gluten-free take on a Rosh Hashanah classic incorporates Italian plums for a moist, balanced honey cake with a seasonal twist.
Leave it to legendary baker and author Rose Levy Beranbaum to come up with a honey cake recipe that even the most ardent honey-cake haters can love.
This year has been riddled with errors: a lot of failed cakes, muffins, pies, and dinner dishes. So why not put some booze in a traditional Rosh Hashanah dish?
How do Jewish foodies satisfy their urge to engage in tikkun olam? They bake for a good cause! Challah for Hunger is the best known of these organizations, but not the only one. In Israel, one baker’s commitment to tzedakah has found a permanent home in Bakery29. For Rosh Hashanah, its pastry chefs create the moistest, most fragrant, and most decadent honey cake in Tel Aviv — all for a good cause.
Start the year off well, be bold, shine forth with simplicity. Rosh Hashanah foods are meant not just to tickle our taste buds but also to inspire. The flavors and textures of holiday foods are meant to encourage the turn towards new possibilities. According Gilda Angel, the author of the “Sephardic Holiday Cooking,” Turkish Jewish cuisine, which relies on bright flavors of vegetables, side lining the heavy spices that dress up other Middle Eastern Jewish culinary traditions, is the perfect way to give the New Year a bright bold fresh start.