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Category Archives: Kosher Recipes

Brownies from Mountain Creek


Recently we celebrated Erev Sjabat with family and adopted family. This is always a festive time. This evening we also celebrated my husbands birthday. At the time we had our dinner, my grandson Bram, 2 years young, looked at me with great hope and asked: “Chicken soup?” Being the grandma of this loving boy, my...
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Buttercake for Hanukkah


During Hannuka the children are playing with dreidels –  little whirligigs – and we enjoy the delicious dishes baked in oil. The oil remembers us the miracle about the Temple Menora (candle), that was filed with oil enough only for one day but was lighting during eight days. The dreidel, the square whirligig (top), with...
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Cherry harvest and recipe


Stewed Cherry fruit A kind of desert made from our cherry crop. In general It is very special that in our orchard on the sour soil of the area “the Krimpenerwaard” in the Netherlands, a cherry tree brings forth plenty of fruit. Usually fruit trees grow on clay-soil. As we find along the rivers. The...
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Hummus


Hummus (pronounce the H like “ch” as in Scottish Loch) is a delicious spread or dip made from chickpeas and tahini. Very well known in Israël and a specialty of Middle Eastern Jews. Nowadays it’s sold in delis all over the world. Tahini is an oily paste of ground sesame seed and also used as sauce...
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Sufganiyot for Hanukah


In the times of the Maccabees (175-135 b.c.e.) dough balls were already fried in oil and eaten with honey. So these doughnuts – sufganiyot – are refreshments originating from antiquity. Betey-avon! (Bon appetit) Ingredients for 4-6 persons (12 doughnuts) 500 g self-raising flour 5 egg yolks (remove any blood) 4 tbsp sugar 4 pack vanilla...
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Date-hazelnut cookies


Makes about 48 / 64 parve cookies. “Parve” means without milk or meat ingredients. Ingredients:  125 gr. dates (stone-less) chopped. 4 eggs 250 gr. ground or fine cane sugar ½   teaspoon salt 1    teaspoon cinnamon powder 3    tablespoons of fresh lemon juice or grated zest of 1 organic lemon. 4    tablespoons of  “delicato” olive oil...
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Hamantashen for Purim


  Ingredients    500 gr. Flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablesp. olive- or sunflower oil 4 tablesp. water 5 eggs Sunflower oil to fry in Powdered sugar to sprinkle You can eat them also with honey. Preparation Combine all ingredients to form smooth dough and divide the dough in six round balls. Pack the balls...
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My Mama’s Brownies


  This is probably my favorite recipe, My Mama’s Brownies. It is very easy and uncomplicated. Mama actually ices her brownies with a delicious chocolate icing! June’s Brownies Ingredients:    (one well oiled baking pan) 2 cups of sugar 1½ cups of flour 1 teaspoon of salt ½ cup of cocoa Measure these 4 dry...
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Coconut cookies for Pesach


 After working hard in our homes and getting  rid of all chamets (yeast) we may look forward to the feast of unleavened bread.  When having coffee or tea we can taste the sweetness of homemade cookies and/or coconut cakes. While we enjoy these we can sit back and think of the oncoming Pesach celebration and thoughts...
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Rachel’s vegetarian menu 3


1. Piroshki – small dish – 20-25 pieces 300 g cut Chinese cabbage 1 table spoon salt 25 g butter 200 ml milk 1 tea spoon sugar 5 eggs 1 package puf pastry (bladerdeeg), defrosted dill Put cabbage in a dish with the salt. Leave for 15 minutes. Then push out moisture in strainer. Heat...
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