For Jews across the globe, Pesach (or Passover) is an important Jewish holiday. It pays tribute to the story of the Exodus as described in the Hebrew Bible especially in the Book of Exodus, in which the Israelites were freed, under Moses’ leadership, from slavery in Egypt during the time of the Pharoahs.
To celebrate, it’s traditional for Jewish families to gather on the first night of Passover for a special dinner called a Seder. The table is set with the finest china and silverware to reflect the importance of the meal. During this meal, the story of the Exodus from Egypt is retold using a special text called the Haggadah.
During the holiday, we observe numerous dietary restrictions, including eating unleavened bread or matzoh that has been made under strict rabbinical supervision. For my Seder, I really like to lighten both mood and spirit with flavorful, unique ingredients and playful recipes that connect all of us around the globe. This dish is great on it's own, but try using it as a filling for exotic corn tacos topped with radishes and scallions.
Recipe courtesy of Mindy Kobrin of Meals on Heels