In Hebrew, “rosh” means head and “shanna” means year. On Monday the sixth evening of this day, upon seeing the first star in the sky, begins Rosh Hashana, The Jewish New Year. It runs until Wednesday 8, celebrate it as a family and there traditional dishes can not be missed start 5782.
In the jewish kitchen Vegetables, meat (beef, chicken, fish) as well as nuts are very present. For these dates, apples with honey are additionally added, for a good and sweet year (shaná tova umetuká). Beets, carrots, and squash are also eaten, among other foods that represent some of the cravings for the year that begins.
Another habit is to eat fish head and gevilt fish (A mixture of different fish can be prepared in the oven or boiled). Usually seasoned green (Sauce made from radish and beets). Pomegranate is usually added to the tableWith the intent that the good deeds are as much as the seeds of this fruit.
Honey is applied to its shell to have a sweet year.
Wine, which symbolizes joy, should not be missed either. as well Gala, braided bread that is shared every Friday, for a Shabbat party. Despite a slight difference: on New Year’s Day, it is prepared in a round shape (agula). Varenikes and cutlery are other typical foods This new beginning will be on the table of many families.
To cook, set the table, and have fun… and Shana Tova!
New Year’s Eve recipes
Leicaj, a sweet classic. Photo: Nestor Garcia.
It is a tradition to end dinner with honey lekage, which, like apples with honey, represents the desire to have a sweet year.
See the step-by-step recipe for likage
Challah changes shape as it symbolizes the end and beginning of a cycle.
All year round the challah is braided, but in Rosh Hashana it becomes circular, for the continuity of life. They all greet each other with the same phrase: the great Shanna Tuva: “Have a good year.”
See the step-by-step recipe for Shell Agulla
Varenikes stuffed with puree. Photo: Hi Jacob.
Varenikes are a variety of stuffed pasta. They have mashed potatoes and onion sauce. To serve, finely chop a touch of the onion and fry until very crunchy, going against the texture of the pasta.
See the step-by-step recipe for a file Farenex
Holds potatoes. Photo: Fernando de la Urden
They are pieces of dough stuffed with a mixture of mashed potatoes and onions. They are made by hand, one by one, they are cut with the edge of the hand and a small hole is made in the middle.
See the step-by-step recipe for a file kneel
Gevilt fish. Photo: Nestor Garcia.
It can be boiled or baked. The presentation is typical, with carrot slices on top representing gold coins. It can be served as a pudding or in small individual servings.
See the step-by-step recipe for fish with guilt
Other recipes for Jewish cuisine
Kennedalg. Photo: Gustavo Ortiz.
It is a preparation of matzo flour, pepper, salt, sugar, eggs and butter. With this mixture, small balls are formed and cooked in a broth.
See the step-by-step recipe for Kennedale soup
A very similar version of the Italian biscuit. It requires double cooking and several dried and dried fruits.
See the step-by-step recipe for a file crackers with nuts
Homemade matza recipe. Photo: iStockPhotos
Matsah is a traditional unleavened bread of Jewish food, made from flour and water.
See the step-by-step recipe for Homemade Matza
Poyo recipe stuffed with minced meat and vegetables. Photos: Robin DeGelio
Boyu stuffed with minced meat and vegetables
They are prepared in a similar way to knives, with the edge of the hand (not with the knife), to apply pressure and thus achieve that the edges are well closed.
See step by step from Boyus stuffed with meat and vegetables
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