The ongoing CUSTOMS & CONVENTIONS series focuses on timely rules, regulations, and traditional observances related to the Jewish holidays and special times on our Jewish unique calendar!

A fascinating discovery on the Fast of Esther “A TASTE OF HUNGER”

Lifting the Lid on the Tradition to Starve before Feasting!

Our analysis of the earliest recipes regarding this pre-Purim observance yields tantalizing surprises. Looking back at the original ingredients it turns out there’s more than one way to gel cohesion and consistency.

Flavoured by an eclectic blend of the development of these Torah-true teachings traditions, a rich and satisfying presentation – punctuated with additions and preservatives – is then blended.

Yet, the popular name indicates a very important ingredient is still missing. The creative genius of a contemporary Master Chef serves to bring this presentation to perfection!

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