Hanukkah at Whole Foods: Organic treats for the festival of lights
While Safeway, Giant and even Trader Joe’s offered a somewhat conservative Hanukkah fare, Whole Foods showed a little more creativity
Earlier this week I was visiting some of my local supermarkets in Washington to draw inspiration for Hanukkah cooking. While Safeway, Giant and even Trader Joe’s offered a somewhat conservative Hanukkah fare, which included chocolate gelt, potato latkes mixes and dreidel shaped cookies, Whole Foods showed a little more creativity. A lovely sign pointed shoppers to shelves filled with a nice variety of matzoh...
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