Special Foods for Shavuot

Celebrating Shavuot with Food, Flowers and Study

Do you love to make special foods for the Jewish holidays?  Shavuot (which starts Saturday, May 26th) can really inspire creativity in the kitchen.  Or, if you prefer, it can be extremely simple. The three main categories are: Dairy (cheese and milk), Twin hallahs (hallot), and Kreplach. Eating dairy is a staple of Shavuot.  In fact, I remember the complicated milk and honey cake that my friend Risa and I made one year – using almost every bowl in the kitchen.  As I recall, it was remarkably unremarkable!  This, no doubt, was the fault of the bakers and not the recipe :) But … [Read more...]