Potato Latkes

Avichai Eisinger was coming to stay at Hanukah and he likes potatoes. So we asked his mum, Leah, what to make.

Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters
Galit wanted some creamed sweetcorn from a can. After half a can she had had enough … my challenge was to figure out what to do with the other half a can. Corn Fritters seemed a good solution. These come out nice and puffy and are perfect with either tomato sauce (ketchup), Greek Tzatziki, and/or ...

Rosh HaShanah Dinner Party

We always have friends over for Rosh HaShanah. Here are three of the menu’s I’ve tried …

Chicken with Rice and Pomegranate

Chicken with Rice and Pomegranate
This is a dish from central Asia which Galit translated from Hebrew and I served up to friends. Rather good I think and has become a staple dish for Rosh Hashanah. The rice and chicken provide the substance and the pomegranate provides the zing. Serves 4-6.

Sephardi Charoset

In our household I make the Charoset for the Passover Seder. According to Wikipedia: Charoset, haroset, or charoses (חרֽוֹסֶת [hărōset]) is a sweet, dark-colored, lumpy paste made of fruits and nuts served primarily during the Passover Seder. Its color and texture are meant to recall the mortar with which the Israelites bonded bricks when they ...

Chicken in Orange Marinade with Sweet Potato

It was Rosh Hashanah again so we had to make something sweet … very sweet.