Category Archives: Passover – Ashkenazi

The recipes in this category are Kosher for Ashkenazi Passover. They do not contain chametz or kitniyot. Note that my family does not consider quinoa or spices like cumin and coriander to be kitniyot, so they may appear here.

To learn more about the Jewish Passover holiday, click here. To learn more about the Passover kosher laws, click here.

Whitefish salad on egg bagel with lox, cream cheese, and sliced onion

Whitefish Salad

Posted in: Appetizers

The history of smoked fish and appetizing. Learn a recipe for Jewish whitefish salad with celery and herbs. Kosher, dairy or pareve.

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How to Roast Garlic

Posted in: Appetizers

Learn a simple method for oven-roasting garlic. Makes milder, sweeter, caramelized garlic cloves that add flavor and depth to your recipes.

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Schmaltz and Gribenes

Posted in: Appetizers

How to render chicken fat to create the luscious golden cooking oil known as schmaltz, as well as crispy and delicious gribenes. Kosher, Jewish.

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Strawberry Topping

Strawberry Topping

Posted in: Breakfast

How to make a fresh strawberry topping for ice cream, blintzes, cheesecake, waffles, anything! Kosher, pareve, gluten free, dairy free.

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Unstuffed Cabbage

Unstuffed Cabbage

Posted in: Entrees

Delicious recipe for Unstuffed Cabbage, an easier way to capture the flavor of savory stuffed cabbage without all the work. Kosher for Passover.

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Tishpishti

Tishpishti

Posted in: Desserts

Our next Sephardic dessert originated in Turkey. The word for the dish, Tishpishti, has a number of different English spellings (tishpitti, tezpishti, etc.). Jews adopted the cake because, like macaroons, it is generally unleavened and can be eaten during Passover. The cake’s flavor is quite exotic; it’s a dense cake that is soaked in sugary …

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Lemony Almond Macaroons

Posted in: Desserts

Learn to make Lemony Almond Macaroons & learn the Italian history of macaroons. Inspired by Sephardic Jewish tradition. Kosher for Pesach, pareve

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