Persian Purim Menu

Fesenjaan Chicken (chicken in pomegranate walnut sauce) The recipe calls for pomegranate syrup and water, but we used pomegranate juice and water instead. (2/3 syrup to 2 cups water, vs 2 cups pomegranate juice to 1 cup water) Fry 2 onions until translucent Three cloves of minced garlic Cinnamon and nutmeg Mixed in with onions…

Broccoli kugel

I love broccoli kugel. We’re having guests over this week, for the first time real proper guests, (a young couple). Actually, we’re switching off – going to them Friday night, having them over Shabbos lunch. Our Shabbos menu is pretty thoroughly worked out, and it works, for the two of us. Shabbos might we have…

Artichokes

Artichokes were something I had as a child. Then, several years passed in which I did not have any artichokes. And during that time, I started to wonder if they were really as good as I remembered. I had loved artichokes. I remember jealously craving every single bite. But did they stand up to the…