Category Archive: Recipes

We peruse the VMC/Musée de la Civilisation ‘Sharing the Meal!’ virtual exhibit

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I didn’t know that we had a Virtual Museum of Canada. With close to 1600 member museums providing content, the VMC showcases a rich collection of Canadian heritage online in a ‘virtual exhibit’ format.… Continue reading

Delicatessen with Love

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We love this project by photographer Gabriele Galimberti which “pays homage to all the grandmothers in the world and to their love for good cooking, starting from his own grandma Marisa (see photo… Continue reading

Here is Episode 2!

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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

Bubbie Sara Winer (and Bubbie Ida’s) Sweet Cheese Kugel

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Sara Winer is like a second mother to me. She is my mother’s best friend from Boston where my family used to live. They raised their families side by side, but when our… Continue reading

The Spring of Paradise – Ginger Juice

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My friend’s grandmother just passed away recently. Having lived a life filled with joy, she was ready to go, but wanted one last thing before she died: to be surrounded by her grandchildren.… Continue reading

Afsaneh Hojabri’s Tasty New Read

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Afsaneh Hojabri works as social policy researcher and writer by day but moonlights as a food blogger. She started My Caldron, a mostly Persian food blog, as the unintentional extension of and companion… Continue reading

Making Grandma Clara’s Poppy Seed Cake with Grandma Hazel and Family

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Dan, Cheryl and Grandma Hazel having their first bite of cake When Dan’s great grandmother Clara turned 94, his grandma Hazel and mother Cheryl  along with other family members came to celebrate with… Continue reading

Evette Mashaal’s Massafan cookies, straight from Baghdad!

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Evette Mashaal lived in Baghdad until she was thirteen. While walking in the streets her long, blondish hair had to be braided so as not to attract too much attention. Before migrating to… Continue reading

Le Mood Cooking Workshop with PREVIEW!

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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

Fall into Simplicity and Easy Cookies Recipe

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Autumn might mean, for many, leaves of trees changing: shades of orange, red or yellow; hot chocolate simmering on the stove waiting to be coated with cinnamon; or pumpkin pies baking in the… Continue reading