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HAMANTASCHEN(ISRAELI JEWISH FILLED TRICORNER PURIM PASTRIES)

HAMANTASCHEN(ISRAELI JEWISH FILLED TRICORNER PURIM PASTRIES)
Posted in : Israel Recipe on by : ChefAngie

Purim is a spring holiday on the Jewish calendar commemorating Queen Esther’s rescue of Persian Jews from mass slaughter at the hands of the evil Haman. Ashkenazi Jews traditionally celebrated the two-day holiday with mohntaschen, “poppyseed pockets,” a simple pastry sweet. Over time this three-cornered confection took on the name of the nemesis in the Torah
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GUNDI(JEWISH CHICKPEA AND CHICKEN DUMPLINGS)

GUNDI(JEWISH CHICKPEA AND CHICKEN DUMPLINGS)
Posted in : Israel Recipe on by : ChefAngie

Gundi, a wholesome and comforting dish of dumplings made of ground chicken and chickpea flour, originated with the Jewish population of Iran. The recent emigration of Iranian Jews people to Israel has made gundi—sometimes called gondi—more and more familiar to Israelis. INGREDIENTS Onions, chopped — 2 or 3 Chicken breast, skinless, boneless, cut into 1-inch pieces
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CHAROSET(JEWISH, ISRAELI WALNUT, APPLE AND WINE PASSOVER SWEET)

CHAROSET(JEWISH, ISRAELI WALNUT, APPLE AND WINE PASSOVER SWEET)
Posted in : Israel Recipe on by : ChefAngie

Charoset (חרוסת) — also spelled haroset or haroses — is one of the symbolic foods on any Passover Seder plate. Sticky and sweet, charoset is a muddy-colored paste that is intended to resemble the mortar the Israelites used to make bricks while enslaved in Pharaoh’s Egypt. As part of the Pesach ritual, charoset is spread between two pieces
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PULAO(INDIAN AROMATIC RICE PILAF)

PULAO(INDIAN AROMATIC RICE PILAF)
Posted in : Kenya Recipe on by : ChefAngie

Pulaos form a wide variety of spiced rice dishes in India. It is a method of cooking rice that was adopted from the Persians with their rice polows. The style of first sauteing and then boiling rice is also known as the pilaf, or pilav, method. Pulao is also popular in East Africa due to past Indian
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Githeri (Beans and Corn)

Githeri (Beans and Corn)
Posted in : Kenya Recipe on by : ChefAngie

Githeri is a simple yet nourishing dish that originated with Kikuyu tribe. In modern times it has become popular throughout Kenya. The combination of beans and corn supplies a full complement of protein for the often protein-poor diet of many Kenyans. INGREDIENTS Corn, cut fresh off the cob or frozen — 3 to 4 ears, or
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Irio (Mashed Peas and Potato Mix)

Irio (Mashed Peas and Potato Mix)
Posted in : Kenya Recipe on by : ChefAngie

Originally a dish of the Kikuyu people, irio is a hearty and nutritious accompaniment to meals that has become popular throughout Kenya. It has many variations, but potatoes and peas are the staple ingredients with corn the most common addition. Irio is famously paired with grilled steak in the combination known as nyama na irio. INGREDIENTS Green peas
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