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Borekas With Nuts and Honey

September 2, 2010
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This little nut filled boreka, with a slightly sweet, crisp crust, is simmered in syrup flavored with honey and lemon after baking.  They are

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Passover Artichokes with Lemon and Honey

March 2, 2010
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Artichokes are one of spring’s treats.  The green earthy flavor with a smooth texture pairs well with lemon, tomato, and grilled flavors.  This dish is an old Sephardic favorite from Turkey that my Nona  Chiprut used to make. It takes a little patience to pair down all those artichokes.  When I was a child, I […]

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Homemade Challah with Honey

February 24, 2010
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Challah is the quintessential Jewish Sabbath and holiday bread.  Bread baked from the staff of life has a spiritual essence that affirms our connection to the earth’s harvest and sustains us.  This Challah is sweet and moist.  It has the

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A Sephardic Rosh Hashanah

September 13, 2009
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Sephardic Tradition for Rosh Hashanah My family has a unique culinary heritage, migrating from the Holy Land to Spain; my ancestors lived and flourished in the Golden Age for centuries.  The Golden Age was a time of religious tolerance in Spain’s history from around 711  to the 13th century, an age of civility, poetry, enlightened medicine, […]

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Honey Cake

September 13, 2009
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Extra Moist Honey Cake I think I have tried at least 20 different honey cake recipes over the years. The cakes are always too dry and some are too crumbly. Last year I used my banana cake recipe for inspiration and came up with this. You could leave out the nuts and dried fruits if […]

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