by J.D. Arden, by J.D. Arden, M.L.I.S. candidate, Reference Services Research Intern, Center for Jewish History
Reading up on the history of Purim in this previous blog post "Chag Purim!" may inspire a healthy appetite or even an interest in trying out some holiday recipes yourself. Here are a couple suggestions: classic hamantaschen, of course (with some illustrations to help you make a perfectly folded baked cookie), and a Sephardic & Israeli variation of “Orejas de Haman”—אוזֿוס די המן—meaning Haman’s eyes, or “Oznai Haman”—אוזני המן—meaning Haman’s ears. The Sephardic recipe is fried in oil and is open to your own interpretation of any creative shape that you can think of to represent a tasty “ear” to nosh!
99 Things You Always Wanted to Know about Jewish Cooking But Were Afraid to Ask (Jewish Fellowship of Davis, 1970)
The Jewish Holiday Cookbook: An International Collection of Recipes and Customs (Greene, Gloria K., Times Books, 1985)
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