Roots & Recipes does Restaurant Day

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Here is Rebecca and Myrite’s (very thorough) rundown of last weekend’s Restaurant Day November edition in Montreal. After hosting our own Roots & Recipes pop-up restaurant last August, it was a lot of fun… Continue reading

Photos from “Grandma’s Kitchen Alley”

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We had a blast participating in the August 17th edition of Restaurant Day, which has both amateur and professional cooks turning public and private spaces into ephemeral restaurants and which extols an anything-goes ethos (while urging participants… Continue reading

Restaurant Day in Montreal: Grandma’s Kitchen Alley

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Restaurant Day // definition: A food carnival when anyone can open a restaurant for a day Restaurant Day is a food carnival created by thousands of people organizing and visiting one-day restaurants worldwide. The idea… Continue reading

With ou’ or withou’t

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The tablet recently published two articles that each highlight an ingredient from Hungarian and Syrian-Jewish cuisine: paprika and ou’ (tamarind concentrate), respectively. These two cuisines happen to make up part of my own lineage, which… Continue reading

Roots & Recipes Pocket Guide to the Mimouna

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We gave out this zine at our Mimouna Potluck last April. This handy little guide tells you everything you need to know about how Moroccan Jews in Montreal celebrate the end of passover.… Continue reading

Photos from our screening of Oma & Bella – An Eastern European Feast!

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This past April Roots & Recipes hosted a screening of the wonderful film Oma & Bella –  “an intimate glimpse into the world of Regina Karolinski (Oma) and Bella Katz, two friends who live… Continue reading

Roots & Recipes presents: A Mimouna Potluck Party

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Roots & Recipes Presents: A Mimouna Potluck Party! Do you want to learn about how Moroccan Jews celebrate the end of Passover?  Do you love to cook and learn about new cultures?  Want… Continue reading

Oma & Bella : a tasty film screening, April 13th

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Roots & Recipes presents Oma & Bella, a film screening with a twist. Because Oma & Bella centres around food, we will be preparing some recipes from the film (and the accompanying illustrated cookbook)… Continue reading

Episode 5: Grandma Minnie’s Pickles

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We’re finally featuring our first grandfather on Dishing Up the Past! Though the pickle recipe was brought over from Russia by Minnie Lampcov, her son Harold has been making them for decades with… Continue reading

The Michaels Family Cookbook

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Making a family cookbook is a wonderful way to preserve and share cherished family recipes. They also make great gifts. The plethora of web-based book-printing businesses that now exist – including some that… Continue reading