Passover

SEPHARDIC MACAROONS: Italian Pignoli-Almond AND Syrian Pistachio-Orange Blossom Water

MENU: Italian Flourless Almond Macaroons with Pignoli Nuts Syrian Flourless Salted …

CHANIOTIKO BOUREKI: Cretan Zucchini and Potato Pie with Goat Cheese and Fresh Mint

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Russet potatoes Zucchini Kosher or sea salt Black pepper Dried …

DIP DUO: Moroccan Roasted Tomato Matboucha AND Greek Almond-Garlic Skordalia

MENU: Moroccan Matboucha Dip with Roasted Tomatoes, Garlic, and Smoked Paprika Greek …

SALADE DE CAROTTES: Moroccan Cooked Carrot Salad with Coriander, Cumin, Raisins, and Saffron

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Carrots Lemon Fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves Black and/or golden raisins …

MIMOUNAH: A North African Post-Passover Celebration of Freedom, Spring, and Renewal w/Mufleta Flatbread Demonstration

Celebrated at sundown on the eighth or final day of the Passover …

MATZAH FARFOLA: Passover Matzah “Granola” with Nuts, Seeds, and Dried Fruit

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Honey Maple syrup Sunflower or canola oil Kosher salt Vanilla …

KIBBEH HAMDAH: CHEF TALK and COOKING PROGRAM on Syrian Sour Soup with Lemon, Mint, and Bulgur-Stuffed Meatballs

The word “el’kubbetun/kubbeh(tun)” is a 7th century Classical Arabic word for “ball,” …

SHAKSHOUKA: CHEF TALK and COOKING PROGRAM on North African Tomato and Pepper Stew with Cumin, Olives, and Whole Poached Eggs

Shakshouka — a bright and colorful stew of red tomatoes, orange and …

SEPHARDIC PASSOVER: CHEF TALK and COOKING PROGRAM on Cinnamon Dusted Haroset “Truffles” AND Flourless Macaroons

MENU: Italian Flourless Almond Macaroons with Pignoli Nuts Syrian Flourless Salted …

LASAGNA di PANE AZZIMO: CHEF TALK and COOKING PROGRAM on Italian Style Passover Matzah Pie with Crushed Tomatoes, Basil, and Pot Cheese

Passover is one of the most loved holidays in the Jewish calendar …

ALBÓNDIGAS: CHEF TALK and COOKING PROGRAM on The Sephardic Meatball

Whether as a soup or a stew, meatball dishes have become a …

SHALLETH LORRAINE: French-Lorraine Matzah-Apple-Pear Pudding-Cake

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Firm red apples Firm bosc pears Sugar Eggs Raisins (black …

MASGHATI: Persian Sour Cherry “Custard” with Pomegranate Molasses and Rose Water

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Pure (no sugar added) cherry or pomegranate juice Arrowroot or …

PERSIAN ESSENTIALS 1: Full Menu (Vegetarian/Meat w/Non-dairy/Parve Dessert)

MENU: Steamed Herbed Rice with Coriander Leaves, Tarragon and Chives Masghati: …

JEWISH CUISINE: CHEF TALK and SLIDE PRESENTATION on What makes traditional foods Jewish?

According to the Wikipedia dictionary, the word cuisine is defined as “A style …

GLUTEN-FREE and FLOURLESS: Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: 1 cup smooth peanut butter (can be salted or unsalted …

FLOURLESS SYRIAN PISTACHIO COOKIES with Orange Blossom Water AND Moroccan Green Tea with Fresh Mint

MENU: Flourless Syrian Pistachio Cookies with Orange Blossom Water Moroccan Green …

ALBÓNDIGAS: The Sephardic Meatball with Cinnamon, Cloves and Tamarind

Whether as a soup or a stew, meatball dishes have become a …

THANKSGIVING VEGETARIAN SIDES: CHEF TALK and COOKING PROGRAM on Roasted Vegetable Salad AND Sweet-Spicy Pumpkin Dip

The traditional American Thanksgiving meal goes back to 1621 when the …

SYRIAN SPECIALTIES 1: Full Menu (Vegetarian/Meat)

MENU: Hummos: Creamy Chickpea Spread with Tahini, Olive Oil and Lemon …

NORTH AFRICAN DELICACIES 2: Full Menu (Meat or Fish)

MENU: Yellow Rice with Onions and Turmeric Moroccan Sweetened Green Tea …

NORTH AFRICAN DELICACIES 1: Full Menu (Vegetarian or Fish)

MENU: Yellow Rice with Onions and Turmeric (except if preparing couscous dish) …

DORO WAT: Ethiopian Chicken Stew with Fenugreek, Coriander, Cardamom, Tomato, and Hardboiled Eggs AND Long Grain Rice

MENU: Doro Wat: Ethiopian Chicken Stew with Fenugreek, Coriander, Cardamom, Tomato, …

QORMEH SABZI: Persian Chicken Stew with Fenugreek, Parsley, Coriander, and Dried Limes

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Chicken thighs and legs Onions Chives Coriander (cilantro) Parsley leaves …

FESENJAN 2: Persian Chicken Stew with Walnuts, Lime, and Pomegranate Juice AND Long Grain White Rice

MENU: Fesenjan: Persian Chicken Stew with Walnuts, Lime, and Pomegranate Juice Riz: …

FESENJAN 1: Persian Chicken Stew with Walnuts, Lime, and Pomegranate Juice

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Chicken (legs and/or thighs) Limes Coriander (cilantro) or parsley leaves …

IJEH b’LAHMEH: Syrian Meat Croquettes with Onions, Allspice and Cinnamon

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Ground beef Onions Parsley or celery leaves Eggs Unflavored breadcrumbs, …

MUFLETA: Moroccan Rolled Flatbreads with Honey and Butter for Mimounah

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: All-purpose flour Kosher salt Sugar Active dry yeast Safflower or …

KEFTEDES apo SPANAKI: Greek Spinach Fritters with Dill and Sharp Cheese AND Tzatziki Yogurt Dressing

MENU: Keftedes apo Spanaki: Greek Spinach Fritters with Dill and Sharp …

SBANECH b’LIMONEH: Syrian Creamed Lemon Spinach with Chickpeas

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Extra virgin olive oil Canned chickpeas Baby spinach leaves Onions …

NAZK’HATOON: Persian Broiled Eggplant Dip with Pomegranate Paste and Angelica Powder

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Eggplant Garlic Onions Tomatoes Extra virgin olive oil Pomegranate syrup …

PESAH SPANIKOPITA: Greek Matzah Meal Pie with Spinach, and Dill

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Feta cheese (optional) Eggs Matzah meal Kosher salt Black pepper …

SPANECH JIBBIN: Syrian Spinach-Cheese Pie (served with cucumber-mint-yogurt dressing)

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Vegetable, canola, or olive oil Onions Frozen chopped spinach Cucumbers …

DORO WAT: Ethiopian Spicy Chicken Stew with Fenugreek, Coriander, Hot Paprika and Hard-boiled Eggs

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Bone-in chicken thighs Chicken drumsticks Eggs Safflower, canola, or vegetable …

MEEN THELPEECHA: Indian Fish with Curry, Tamarind, Ginger, Garlic, and Red Chili Pepper Sauce

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Mild white fish (such as Tilapia, Flounder, or Cod), Eggs …

MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN with Lemon, Olives, and White Wine

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Chicken pieces (mix of bone-in thighs, legs, 1 breast) Extra …

KASHKARIKAS: Egyptian Peeled Zucchini Stew with Tomato, Lemon and Dill AND Turmeric Yellow Rice

MENU: Kashkarikas: Egyptian Peeled Zucchini Stew with Tomato, Lemon and Dill …

KASHKARIKAS: Egyptian Peeled Zucchini Stew with Tomato, Lemon and Dill

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Sunflower, canola, safflower, or extra virgin olive oil Tomato paste …

KABUL PALAU: Afghani-Bukharian Rice Casserole with Chicken, Carrots, and Raisins

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Sunflower, safflower, vegetable, or canola oil Black and/or golden raisins …

BOULETTES de VIANDE avec des PETITS POIS: Algerian Lamb-Beef Patties with Ground Almonds, Cumin, Saffron, and Peas

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Ground lamb Ground beef Eggs Onions Mint leaves Coriander leaves …

BATATA VADA: Indian Potato Fritters with Mustard, Cumin, Curry, and Ginger (served with Green Coriander-Mint Chutney)

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Idaho or Yukon Gold potatoes Fresh ginger root Hot green …

PASTEL de TORTA: Gibraltarian Matzah “Lasagna” with Ground Beef, Turmeric, and Nutmeg

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: 3 tablespoons safflower oil 2 cups finely chopped yellow onions …

ARROZ kon SPINAKA: Greek Sephardic Rice with Spinach, Tomatoes, Feta and Dill

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Long-grain white rice Extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt Black …

KIBBEH HAMDAH: Syrian Sour Soup with Lemon, Mint, and Bulgur-Stuffed Meatballs

The word “el’kubbetun/kubbeh(tun)” is a 7th century Classical Arabic word for “ball,” …

LASAGNA di PANE AZZIMO: Italian Style Passover Matzah Pie with Crushed Tomatoes, Basil, and Pot Cheese

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Eggs Whole milk pot cheese, Farmer’s cheese, cottage cheese (4% …

SEPHARDIC PASSOVER: Cinnamon Dusted Haroset “Truffles” AND Flourless Macaroons

MENU: Italian Flourless Almond Macaroons with Pignoli Nuts OR: Syrian Flourless …

SHAKSHOUKA: North African Tomato and Pepper Stew with Cumin, Olives, and Whole Poached Eggs

GENERAL INGREDIENTS: Onions Green bell peppers Garlic Kosher salt Ground black pepper …

Jennifer Abadi | Skills Passover