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Sephardic-Inspired Rosh Hashanah Menu
Learn to prepare a complete Sephardic-inspired menu for Rosh Hashanah! Jewish food expert and cookbook author Emily Paster will teach you how to put together festive Rosh Hashanah dishes inspired by Sephardic traditions and will incorporate many seasonal and symbolic Rosh Hashanah foods, including leeks, figs, carrots, pomegranate and pumpkin. This mouth-watering and healthy menu will include Keftes de Prasa (Leek Patties), preserved Lemon Chicken with Figs and Almonds, Roasted Carrots with Pomegranate Jelly, and a stunning Golden Pumpkin Butter to spread on your holiday challah. Each student will receive a signed copy of Emily's book "The Joys of Jewish Preserving" as part of the class.
Emily Paster is the author of two cookbooks, 2016’s Food Swap: Specialty Recipes for Bartering, Sharing & Giving and The Joys of Jewish Preserving published in 2017. A graduate of Princeton University and the University of Michigan Law School, Emily redirected her career from law to food after the birth of her second child. She is the writer and photographer behind the website West of the Loop, which has been called “a family food blog to savor.” As the founder of the Chicago Food Swap, a community event where handmade foods are bartered and exchanged, Emily is a leader in the national food swap movement. Emily teaches and speaks on Jewish cuisine, canning and preserving throughout the country.