Purim

Sweet Revenge

From the moment Hamantaschen (Haman's Ears) were born, the idea of exacting ​​sweet revenge on evil Haman fascinated other Jewish communities, who created their own local versions: from the palmier, adopted by French Jews, to gosh-e-fil - bits of fried dough eaten by Iranians. Other communities increased upped the ante and created foods to symbolize Haman's eyes, fingers, hair and even the teeth

purim from the foodish community

Hidden Meaning

On Purim, nothing is as it seems - even the food. In many Jewish communities around the world, it is tradition to eat foods with a hidden filling in memory of Queen Esther, who hid her true nature from Ahasuerus. This custom also honors divine grace, which is sometimes - as in the story of Esther - hidden from view

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A quiche studded with eggs, sweet semolina pudding, and an ingenious treat made with pantry staples, are among the many foods that Jewish communities around the world prepare for Purim