At 5:00 PM on Sunday, April 7th, 2013, there were three slightly hesitant doorbell rings in Montreal’s Plateau/Mile-End areas. Participants of Montreal’s first ‘Mile-End Mimouna Hop’ had been given the secret locations last… Continue reading
All this talk about Mimounas… check out this article (Mimouna-Wha’?? Crashing A Moroccan Passover) written for Shtetl magazine by our resident Mimouna expert Katherine Romanow for a quick rundown.
Thanks to Anne Cohen for including us in this great piece in the Jewish Daily Forward about the different efforts to preserve recipes from the older generation. The cover photo is our very… Continue reading
Do you want to learn about how Moroccan Jews celebrate the end of Passover? Do you happen to love cooking and hosting people? Then come take part in the distinctive (and delicious!) celebration of… Continue reading
Episode 2 of ‘Dishing Up the Past’ is ready! Visit this page to see the video, get the recipes, and read more about Ruth Levy, our featured cook. A big thank you to Ruth, Raphaelle… Continue reading
Episode 1 of ‘Dishing Up the Past’ is ready! Visit this page to see the video, get the recipes, and read more about Gilberte Cohen-Scali, our first featured cook. A big thank you… Continue reading
Limud (v.) to study, to learn (hebrew) Study (v.) “application of the mind to the acquisition of knowledge” As we love to acquire new skills, to share new stories and to enjoy some… Continue reading
Earlier this week, Carmen Kilkenny interviewed me for the RCI (Radio Canada International) website about the Roots & Recipes project and specifically about the video that I made with my grandmother Rachel Safdie 2… Continue reading
We chatted with Raji Sohal from CBC’s Daybreak on Tuesday, August 22nd. Some of the interview ended up in the podcast version. We’ll be checking in with Raji again in the upcoming months… Continue reading
Food brings us together; one shared plate can produce countless moments and memories. The ‘Dishing Up the Past’ project aims to collect recipes and kitchen stories from first and second generation immigrants in Montreal in an inter-generational video series.