Mandelbrot means “almond bread” in Yiddish, but its origins are the biscotti cookies that were created in Italy over seven hundred years ago.
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In addition to the seven species mentioned in Deuteronomy, almonds figure prominently in the celebration of TuBiSh'vat, as they are the first tree to flower in Israel at that time of year.
Tina Wasserman's newest book, Entree to Judaism for Families, available in print and interactive e-book versions, is filled with tools to help children learn to cook with confidence, with clear, step-by-step instructions for every recipe and tips for adults to make the experience safe and rewarding.
Did you know traditional Jewish cooking follows the 3 R's? They're just different than those we learned in grammar school: not reading, writing, and arithmetic, but regulation, ritual, and relocation.