Sorry, New York: German-style cheesecake is superior
For the perfect Shavuot dinner, try this ricotta and cream cheesecake, a creamy, light combination used in both Germany and Israel.
When baby Moses was pulled from the Nile by the daughter of Pharaoh, she looked for a woman to breast feed him. But Moses kept refusing any Egyptian woman. "The Talmud explains that his mouth needed to be kept totally pure, as it would one day communicate directly with God," explains Aish website in its special Shavuot section. When Pharaoh's daughter finally found the one, she turned out to be none...
Vered Guttman is a caterer and a food writer based in Washington DC. Growing up in Israel she took her first lessons in Jewish cooking sitting at the tables of her two grandmothers, one from Poland, the other from Iraq. In Modern Manna, Vered will share a mix of new Israeli trends and old Jewish traditions, sprinkled with a distinct Sephardic flavor. Follow Vered on Twitter @veredguttman