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Israeli Tehina from Scratch

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Israeli Tehina from Scratch

3 Comments 15 April 2013

This recipe is by @arianahaber

Much fresher than tehina from a jar.  Serve with Mazza or crudites.

Perfect for Yom Haatzmaut! Thanks Ariana!

 

Israeli Tehina from Scratch

Israeli Tehina from Scratch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unhulled organic sesame seeds
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • cumin
  • fresh garlic cloves
  • olive oil
  • water

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients above into Vitamix blender
  2. Puree together until consistency is thick and smooth
  3. Top with paprika, pine nuts and high quality olive oil
  4. Bon apetit!
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Passover Sliced Apple Tart Dessert

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Passover Sliced Apple Tart Dessert

No Comments 28 March 2012

This recipe is by @evelynsiouni

This recipe is by @evelynsiouni

Passover Apple Tart

Passover Apple Tart

Ingredients

  • Dough:
  • 1 3/4 c matzah cake meal
  • 1 c confectioners sugar
  • 1/8 tsp sale
  • 1 c margarine
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 c apricot preserves
  • 3-4 granny smith apples cut into thin slices
  • cinnamon and sugar

Instructions

    For the dough:
  1. Mix 1 3/4 cups matzah cake meal, 1 cup confectioners sugar,1/8 teaspoon salt,1 cup of margarine,2 teaspoons vanilla,1 large egg
  2. (I mix by hand but can be done in a mixer)
  3. Don't over mix
  4. Refrigerate for about an hour.
  5. When dough is ready press into tart pan
  6. Spread about 1/2 cup of apricot preserves on top.
  7. Peel, core, and cut 3-4 granny smith apples into thin slices (1/8 to a 1/4 inch thin)
  8. Arrange the apple slices in a circular pattern over the preserves and brush with apricot glaze:
  9. Make the glaze:
  10. Heat 1/2 cup apricot preserves until boils, remove from heat, strain,and add a tbsp of water.)
  11. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar over the the glaze
  12. Bake at 350 for 45-60 minute
  13. Brush extra apricot glaze over the baked tart to seal.
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Almond Date Truffles for Tu B’shvat

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Almond Date Truffles for Tu B’shvat

9 Comments 01 January 2011

Don’t miss out on Tu B’shvat this year! We traditionally celebrate this day by eating fruits of the seven species from  Israel that is praised in the Torah: wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranate, olives, and dates. Ancient Sepharadic Jews originated  the idea of a  Tu B’shvat seder, where participants enjoy munching on a variety of fruits and nuts, drinking wine, and discussing the day’s spiritual and mystical meanings.

Dates are a great Tu B’shvat ingredient for two reasons: first, they are one of the seven species.  Second, they are really delicious – available fresh in season and dried year-round, dates are super sweet and almost candy-like.  They are great by themselves or added to a variety of sweet or savory dishes.

Almonds, another one of the “Tu B’shvat seven”, are loaded with calcium and protein.  Traditional truffles are made of chocolate and heavy cream – yes, they taste great, but they’re far from healthy.  This modern spin on truffles  are a rich, sweet, and a wonderfully healthy alternative to their chocolatey counterpart. Encourage your kids to try these healthy treats and remind them of the the Tu B’shvat holiday. I will be serving them for Shabbat dessert this week so that we can get a head start on Tu B’shvat, which begins on Thursday, January 20, 2011. Enjoy! Marlene

Kosher Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted dried dates
  • 1 cup chopped  almonds
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder and/or ground walnuts to coat (optional)

Directions for making this Kosher Recipe

  1. Grind almond in a food processor until finely chopped. Transfer to a baking sheet and toast in oven for 5 to 7 minutes, until fragrant  and slightly darker.
  2. Place the dates, almonds, cocoa powder, and honey in a food processor.  Pulse the processor until the mixture comes together to form a ball.
  3. Form cherry-sized balls out of the mixture and roll them in cocoa powder , ground almonds, or coconut to coat.  Enjoy them right away or store them in the fridge for later!
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