Audrey and Her Grandmother Clarisse: Romanian Hamentaschen

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My grandma even told me that they used to give out hundreds of hamantaschen in her village along with wine, like trick or treating! -Audrey When Roots and Recipes first began, my friend… Continue reading

Roots & Recipes Podcast: Plenty More

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  Here’s something a little different. We are delighted to be able to post our first ever Roots & Recipes Podcast featuring hosts Rebecca Lessard and Kat Romanow discussing Yotam Ottolenghi’s cookbook Plenty More. Learn more… Continue reading

Photos from our Killer Cheese & Girl Power Chanukah Party

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Thanks to everyone who attended our Killer Cheese & Girl Power Chanukah Party (20/12/2014) in collaboration with The Wandering Chew. The night was beautifully captured by Lauren Kolyn. Check out the photos below!    

We are having a Chanukah Party on Saturday December 20th!

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Join us on December 20th at 8 PM at Chez Boris, in collaboration with The Wandering Chew, for a Chanukah party dedicated to the little-known tradition of eating dairy on this holiday. This tradition is all thanks to… Continue reading

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