Hamantaschen options

Hamantaschen is a filled pastry recognizable for its triangular shape, associated with the Jewish holiday of Purim and Haman, the villain in the Purim story. The shape is achieved by folding in the sides of a circular piece of dough, with a filling placed in the center. Hamantashen are made …

Survival tips for Passover

Many of us dread the endless Matzo and sweets of Pesach. So how can you manage to maintain a reasonable diet and keep Pesach kosher? Breakfast: Pesach Muesli Your favourite fresh and dried fruit Pesach Yogurt Crumbled matzo Honey Mix it all up and it will keep you going till …

Potato and Mushroom Pie

Pesach (Parev or Milky) Serves: 6 Ingredients 1.35 kg (3 lb) potatoes – peeled and roughly chopped 750g mushrooms, – brown cap, oyster, shiitake, button – cleaned and sliced 10 spring onions- trimmed and chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 eggs Method Prep: 20min / Cook: 50min Pre-heat the oven to …

Cheese, Spinach & Quinoa Bites

Milky / Pesach Prep time: 10 mins / Cook time: 45 mins Serves: 24 Ingredients 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 cup uncooked quinoa (yields 2 cups cooked) 1 cup water ½ tsp salt 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 lb fresh baby spinach (yields about 1 cup cooked) Pinch of salt …

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Pomegranate Drizzle

Pesach / Parev Prep time: 10 mins / Cook time: 1 hour Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 8 baby sweet potatoes, thoroughly washed and scrubbed 2 tbsp raw shelled pistachios, chopped 2 tbsp pine nuts ⅛ tsp salt (or to taste) 4 dried apricots, chopped 4 pitted prunes, chopped 2 tbsp dried …

Spinach Potato Nests

Pesach Makes 12 potato nests Serves: 6 Prep time: 35 mins / Cook time: 30 mins Ingredients 4 large waxy potatoes (or 8 Charlotte potatoes) 1 tsp salt ¼ – ½ tsp pepper 2½ tsp garlic powder 2½ tsp onion powder 4 tsp vegetable oil Cooking Spray 4 cups of frozen spinach …

Stuffed Figs with Goat Cheese

Pesach / Milky INGREDIENTS 12 fresh figs 4 oz. soft goat cheese 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup date honey OR substitute regular honey mixed with balsamic vinegar Total Time: 15 Minutes Servings: 12 figs Method Preheat oven. Trim off stems of figs and …

Mama K’s Matza Balls

45 matza balls This recipe has been handed down from generation to generation in my family. It is Westphalian and Alsatian. If you are afraid of using chicken fat, try half chicken fat and half olive oil. 14 matzos 2 medium white onions, chopped coarsely 3/4 c melted chicken fat …