Eating Jewish: Iraqi Purim Delicacies

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With preparation for Purim in full swing, there is no doubt that many people are thinking about Hamantaschen, which has become synonymous with this holiday in North America. Although these triangular cookies are delicious and I love to both eat and make them during Purim celebrations, I also wanted to explore what other dishes are prepared for this holiday.

Being more familiar with the Purim food of the Ashkenazi community, I began to look at the dishes of Sephardic Jews. I came across many delicious recipes from Jewish communities across the Sephardic world, but it was the two following Iraqi recipes that particularly stood out for me.


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Posted by Jasmin on Friday, March 18th, 2011. Filed under Jewish Blogs. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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