Seder Meal: Top Passover Food, Recipes (video)
Passover 2010: Food and recipes for Seder Meal
Like any great religious and cultural traditions food is a critical component of Passover, traditionally showcased in the Seder meal. Of course, different Jewish groups from around the world have their variations on what constitutes a Seder meal. The important thing is not to use Chametz - fermented grain products such as bread with yeast.
Due to the Torah injunction not to eat chametz during Passover, observant families typically own complete sets of serving dishes, glassware and silverware which have never come into contact with chametz, for use only during Passover. Under certain circumstances, some chametz utensils can be immersed in boiling water (hagalat keilim) to purge them of any traces of chametz that may have accumulated during the year.
So what follows is a recipe list that can give people a sense what types of food and meals people have prepared during Passover.
The Seder Meal
The traditional Seder meal consists of the following
- Matzoh - unleavened bread
- Marors - a bitter herb usually horseradish
- Charoses - a mixture of nuts, wine, apple, cinamon
- Beitzah - roasted egg
- Karpas - the vegetable often celery
- Zeroah - meat, specifically, roasted lamb
- Wine - one glass left over for the prophet Elijah
Passover 2010: Seder Meal - Food Recipes
From those traditional foods listed above a host of variations depended on geography, custom, and taste. So here is a list of some Passover foods and recipes.