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A RICH Dried fruits and Nuts Cake for the coming Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat

What is the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat and what does it symbolize? Where does the tradition of eating both fresh and dried fruits stem from? You can read about it here:  https://vegetarianfoodesignsfromthelandofmilkandhoney.wordpress.com/2014/01/02/tu-bishvat-jewish-new-year-of-trees-is-coming-up-in-a-couple-of-weeks/ Here is a rich Dried fruits and … Continue reading

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Tu Bishvat – The Jewish “New Year of Trees – is coming up in a couple of weeks

“The first time Tu Bishvat – Rosh Ha’shanah La-Ilanot – New Year of trees – is mentioned in the Mishna (the book of the Oral Torah) is in connection with tithing of fruit. According to the sages at this point … Continue reading

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Phyllo “Cigars” filled with dried fruits

500 grams (1.1 pounds) Phyllo pastry (14 pages), defrosted in the refrigerator for at least 6 hours (my sheets’ size is 30X36 cm /12X14 inches) 100 grams (3.5 oz) melted butter + 100 grams (3.5 oz) sunflower oil (for brushing) … Continue reading

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