Roasted North African Lamb

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Photo by Aglaia Kremezi


Honor Sephardic traditions with this main course seasoned with Tunisian and Moroccan spices such as caraway, cumin, and turmeric. View recipe here.
The Atlantic Passover Menu
Roast a chicken, stir up some saffron rice pudding, and retell the culinary story of Pesach.

Saffron Rice Pudding

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Many Sephardic Jews consider rice an essential food for the Passover table. This sholeh zard , a traditional Iranian rice pudding, is a nice addition to the dessert spread, though don't forget the chocolate-covered jelly rings. View recipe here.
The Atlantic Passover Menu
Roast a chicken, stir up some saffron rice pudding, and retell the culinary story of Pesach.

Peppered Beef Brisket

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Photo by Regina Charboneau


Brisket: what Ashkenazi food could be more of a holiday classic? This is such a good rendition we just had to include it. View recipe here.
The Atlantic Passover Menu
Roast a chicken, stir up some saffron rice pudding, and retell the culinary story of Pesach.

Gefilte Fish

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Photo by Stu Spivac/flickr


This recipe, from Joan Nathan's Jewish Cooking in America comes with a video of the Atlantic's own Corby Kummer and Jeff Goldberg as tasters and critics. To those of you intrepid enough to make this delicacy at home, mazel tov! View recipe here.
The Atlantic Passover Menu
Roast a chicken, stir up some saffron rice pudding, and retell the culinary story of Pesach.

Kosher Roast Chicken With Rosemary-Lemon Stuffing

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The author of this recipe worked hard to adapt her dream roast chicken for a kosher kitchen, and it paid off with four-star taste. View recipe here.
The Atlantic Passover Menu
Roast a chicken, stir up some saffron rice pudding, and retell the culinary story of Pesach.

Tunisian Zdir (Tomato-Chili Soup)

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Jews have lived in Tunisia since Roman times, so in the unlikely event that you get sick of matzoh ball soup, try this spicy North African stew of tomatoes and garlic. View recipe here.
The Atlantic Passover Menu
Roast a chicken, stir up some saffron rice pudding, and retell the culinary story of Pesach.

Horseradish Mashed Potatoes

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Honor the commandment to eat maror , bitter herbs such as horseradish, with this creative addition to mashed potatoes. View recipe here.
The Atlantic Passover Menu
Roast a chicken, stir up some saffron rice pudding, and retell the culinary story of Pesach.

Poached Chicken and Vegetables With Horseradish and Mustard

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For this simple dish of poached chicken breast and vegetables, horseradish again adds a satisfying spiciness. View recipe here.
The Atlantic Passover Menu
Roast a chicken, stir up some saffron rice pudding, and retell the culinary story of Pesach.

Matzoh Breaded Pralines

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Ah, matzoh. This candy uses the Passover staple in a unique—and sweet—way. View recipe here.
The Atlantic Passover Menu
Roast a chicken, stir up some saffron rice pudding, and retell the culinary story of Pesach.