It actually used to be called the ‘poor man’s food’.
A beautiful combination of color and texture, this dish is made with quinoa, which Paula Shoyer calls the greatest new addition to the Passover pantry.
In the days leading up to Tisha B’av — especially in light of the war in Gaza — food isn’t as joyous as usual. Molly Yeh offers coconut quinoa as a source of comfort and nourishment.
Rabbi Shoshan Ghoori journeyed to Peru to find out whether quinoa is kosher for Passover. It is — but what about the treatment of farmers who grow it?
This slowly braised, juicy brisket is like a Jewish take on Julia Child’s legendary boeuf bourguignon. Pair it with a rich quinoa risotto.
Quinoa has been deemed kosher for Passover. A rabbi’s fact-finding mission to the Andes determined it should not be confused with forbidden grains or kitniyot.
The South American grain quinoa is trendy. But the Orthodox Union will not certify it as kosher for Passover because it looks similar to grains proscribed on the holiday.
The date palm is tall and majestic. The olive tree locks oil in its plentiful fruit that anoints kings. The bountiful orange trees were the crown jewels of early Zionism. Yet it is the humble almond tree that grabs our attention when we celebrate the new year of the trees, Tu B’Shvat.
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More and more, young Jews and families are creating their own Passover traditions in restaurants. Joan Nathan reports for the New York Times.