Pesach baking made a bit easier

Pesach baking is unlike year-round baking in that we eliminate plain wheat flour all together and there isn’t a real replacement. It’s not about substitution of ingredients, it’s actually about a different way of thinking. Here are a few tips that we hope will help you with your Pesach baking: 1. Look to your own …

Bagels or is it Beigels?

Nothing in my experience across all cultures is more unifying than food. And long after many of the other customs of Judaism have faded from individual practice, you will find people are nostalgic about their Jewish food, of what they once ate at their grandmother’s house. So I have studied Jewish food and shared the …

THE JAM DOUGHNUT

The Story of the Jam Doughnut and the State of Israel We think of jam doughnuts (sufganiot) as being a ubiquitous Chanukah snack – deep-fried, golden, and oozing its jammy contents with each bite. But, in fact, jam doughnuts are part of the story of the modern State of Israel. They are the story of …

For the love of babka

https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/for-the-love-of-babka/

My first real Yom HaAtzma’ut

https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/my-first-real-yom-haatzmaut/