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COOKBOOK TOUR Matzah and Flour

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COOKBOOK TOUR Matzah and Flour
COOKBOOK TOUR Matzah and Flour

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26 oct. 2024, 19:00 – 12 nov. 2024, 23:00

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"Matzah and Flour - Recipes from the History of the Sephardic Jews" 

Matzah and Flour (purchase)

Matzah and Flour is a culinary journey delving into the rich tapestry of Sephardic cuisine through the lens of flour and matzah. The book pays homage to the transformative potential of flour in Sephardic cooking, exploring its varied uses across sweet and savory dishes while highlighting its symbolic significance in Jewish history.

The narrative begins with an exploration of matzah's roots in the Exodus story, tracing its evolution into a symbol of resilience, faith, and community among Sephardic Jews. The book draws on a plethora of historical sources, including religious texts, legal documents, literary works, and inquisition trials, to illuminate the role of flour and unleavened bread in Sephardic culinary practices throughout the ages.

Structured unconventionally, the cookbook is divided into eight chapters, each dedicated to different aspects of Sephardic culinary heritage. From ancient breads to contemporary creations, the recipes are organized according to Jewish holidays, diasporic homelands, and historical periods, offering a comprehensive exploration of Sephardic food traditions.

Through 125 meticulously curated recipes, the author invites readers on a gastronomic and historical voyage, celebrating the enduring legacy of Sephardic cuisine. Rooted in family traditions, cultural influences, and personal experiences, the cookbook serves as a testament to the resilience and adaptability of Jewish culinary heritage over time.

"Matzah and Flour" is more than just a cookbook; it's a celebration of identity, community, and the enduring legacy of Sephardic cuisine. Whether you're a seasoned chef or an amateur cook, this book promises to enrich your understanding of Jewish history while tantalizing your taste buds with a diverse array of flavorful dishes.

Matzah and Flour (purchase)

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