Monday April 19th In the thin dawn light, I showered and dressed. We bid farewell to the Anemone hotel and we were off to the ferry bound for Rhodes. There was some confusion about the departure time and breakfast was cut short. … [Read more...] about The Ferry to Rhodes.
Tuesday April 20 Today we woke up a little later, around 7, since our guide was scheduled to pick us up at 9 AM. We went upstairs to the 10th floor … [Read more...] about Exploring Rhodes
White Beans, Kuftes, and Rice Thursday Night Dinner
If you speak with anyone from the Sephardic community in Seattle, Washington, you will find that virtually everyone, me included, ate avicas con arroz or beans and rice on Thursday nights for dinner. Usually this dinner also included some kuftes (beef meatballs with parsley, on … [Read more...] about White Beans, Kuftes, and Rice Thursday Night Dinner
A Sephardic Rosh Hashanah
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 … [Read more...] about A Sephardic Rosh Hashanah