Tori Avey's Italian Roasted Cauliflower Salad from Calabria, Italy

Posted on March 19th, 2018


This month We are featuring recipes from Jvillage Network's Passover Guide.

I adapted this salad from a wonderful cookbook (now out of print) called “The Food of Southern Italy” by Carlo Middione. This book is a treasure trove of authentic Italian cooking. In this traditional Calabrian salad, cooked cauliflower is drizzled with olive oil and tossed with olives, capers, parsley and chili flakes.

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Joan Nathan's Chosen Gefilte Fish

Posted on March 12th, 2018
By Joan Nathan for Tablet Magazine


This month we are featuring articles from Jvillage Network's Passover Guide.  Enjoy!



Watch video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Passover, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.

What is matcha, and why should you cook with it?

Posted on March 5th, 2018
by Jaime Bender for FromtheGrapevine

This trendy powdered tea makes more than just a sippable hot drink. Here are some creative ways to cook with matcha.

Food trends are a funny thing. One day you look around and everyone's eating, sipping, drinking or talking about the same thing. The new everybody's-doing-it-so-why-aren't-you moment in food is ... matcha.
So what is it? It's a powdered tea that has Japanese origins, and it's actually been around for centuries, despite its relatively recent emergence into foodie culture. And it's become a darling of the wellness movement for good reason: it's loaded with antioxidants. One, in particular, is something called a catechin, which is thought to fight against a certain type of bacteria that causes tooth decay.

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Cocido: A Spanish Dish with Jewish Roots

Posted on February 26th, 2018
BY PENNY SCHWARTZ for The Nosher for 

This common Spanish chickpea-based stew dates back to the 15th century.

Chef Jim Solomon, owner of the Boston restaurant, The Fireplace, likes to stir the pot. The award-winning Jewish chef’s recipe for “Spanish Inquisition Remembered” is a boldly named new twist on a centuries-old Spanish chickpea-based stew known as cocido, that will spice up the Purim menu and the conversation around the Purim dinner table.



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Want more information on Purim? Check out Jvillage Network's Purim Guide. 

Israeli chefs take hamantaschen to a whole new level

Posted on February 19th, 2018
By Andrew Tobin for JTA

Cheesecake, amaretto or goat cheese and onion jam?

Those are just some of the new hamantaschen options this year at Roladin, a popular Israeli bakery chain. On Tuesday, the Dizengoff Center branch in Tel Aviv, one of dozens around the country, was bustling in advance of the Purim holiday, which starts next Wednesday evening.


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Want more information on Purim? Check out Jvillage Network's Purim Guide. 



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