What is Rosh Hashanah ? The festival of Rosh Hashanah – which means the “Head of the year” is celebrated for the first two days in the month of Tishrei ( the first month of the Jewish year). It is said to be the anniversary of Adam and Eve , the first man and woman on this earth.
The biblical name of this holiday is name as Yom Teruah which is also known as feast of trumpets. Many kinds of Rosh Hashanah meal are prepared . we will tell you in detail later about the Rosh Hashanah food ideas. Rosh Hashanah customs includes a hollowed-out sounding ram’s horn which is known as “shofar”. This day is also known as “day of judgement” or the day of “day of repentance”. The first ten days of Jewish new year begins with Rosh Hashanah and ends with Yom Kippur.
Rosh Hashanah food ideas
Honey, Dijon and Soy Glazed Salmon ( Rosh Hashanah Meal )
firstly we will tell you about the ingridients:
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 2 teaspoons margarine
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 teaspoons fresh ginger
- 1 whole salmon fillet, (2 ½ pounds, ¾ to 1 inch thick)
- 2 lemons, halved
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- Garnish with chives
Firstly heat the oven to 400° F or grill to medium heat. In a small saucepan, melt brown sugar, honey and margarine. Whisk in mustard, soy sauce, olive oil and ginger. Cool them a bit..
Put salmon skin side down on aluminum foil on a large baking sheet. Leave a foil border of ¼ to ½ inch. cover salmon with honey mixture .Dip lemon half in sugar. Place lemons around salmon. Bake salmon for 20 minutes or grill salmon indirectly over medium heat until edges begin to brown and inside is opaque, 15 to 25 minutes – depending on thickness of fish and desired degree of doneness.
Serve salmon warm or with caramelized lemons alongside. You would also like to squeeze the sweet lemons over the salmon before serving but they are a beautiful garnish too. Add chives for garnish.
Traditional Rosh Hashanah foods 2016
Chai tea roasted garlic spiced chicken ( best Rosh Hashanah Meal )
It smells beautiful inside the house when it is cooked. This is both sweet and spicy. Firstly about the ingridients.
- ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 3 tablespoons crushed loose chai tea, from 6 – 7 tea bags
- 1 head roasted garlic **
- 2 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
- ¾ teaspoon pepper
- 2 chickens, cut into 1/8’s
- 2 lemons, halved
- 2 tablespoons honey, divided
- 1 cup white wine, divided
- ¼ cup pomegranate seeds
- Fresh mint or 1 pomegranate quartered, for garnish
- Additional head roasted garlic, for garnish
In a small bowl, mix olive oil, tea, roasted garlic pulp, salt and pepper. Stir well.Place chicken in a single layer, skin side up, in 2 baking pans. Rub the chai mixture all over the chicken pieces and under the skin. Place 2 lemon halves in each pan, snuggled between pieces of chicken. Roast in oven for 30 minutes. Carefully, remove chicken from oven. Drizzle each tray of chicken with 1 tablespoon of honey and pour ½ cup white wine around chicken. Return to oven and bake an additional 30 minutes or until browned and thickest part of breast registers an internal temperature of 165° F. Serve chicken on platter with pan juices. Squeeze caramelized lemons on top or serve alongside as garnish. Sprinkle with fresh mint, pomegranate seeds and place pomegranate quarters and additional head of garlic on platter as garnish.
Honey cake for Rosh Hashanah 2016
Firstly the ingredients:
- 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup honey
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup warm coffee or strong tea
- 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
- 1/4 cup rye or whisky (see Note)
- 1/2 cup slivered or sliced almonds (optional)
Firstly heat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease the pan. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices. Make a well in the center and add the oil, honey, sugars, eggs, vanilla, coffee, orange juice, and rye or whisky .Using a strong wire whisk or an electric mixer on slow speed, combine the ingredients well to make a thick batter, making sure that no ingredients are stuck to the bottom of the bowl. Spoon the batter into the prepared pan(s) and sprinkle the top of the cake(s) evenly with the almonds. Place the cake pan on 2 baking sheets stacked together and bake until the cake springs back when you touch it gently in the center. For angel and tube cake pans, bake for 60 to 70 minutes; loaf cakes, 45 to 55 minutes. For sheet-style cakes, the baking time is 40 to 45 minutes. This is a liquidy batter and, depending on your oven, it may need extra time. Cake should spring back when gently pressed.Let the cake stand for 15 minutes before removing it from the pan. Then invert it onto a wire rack to cool completely. This is your honey cake for Rosh Rashanah 2016.
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