Passport to Chanukah!

Around the World, Bite by Bite

Sunday,  November 28

USA (10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET)

UK 6:30 pm / France 7:30 pm / Israel 8:30 pm

The talk will last approximately 90 minutes

About this talk

Did you enjoy Polish Chanukkah Apple Cake with your great aunt on the porch in Brooklyn during a rainy afternoon? Or maybe you lovingly watched your grandmother drizzle dough into the oil to make zengoula. Do you fondly recall the sound and smell of frying zalabia?

Jewish food means something slightly different to everyone! Food enjoyed in Jewish homes around the world reflects wave after wave of expulsion and community recreation; starting over again and again, bringing previous traditions while adapting to new climates and adopting new ingredients and cooking methods.

In this talk we will discuss different Chanukah food traditions through the diaspora - how they travel, how they define us, and how their variety among the different communities help us celebrate light and freedom.

Those joining in are encouraged to send a family recipe to (along with any recipe-related stories). All recipes submitted prior to this lecture, along with recipes discussed will be made into a free e-book for all class participants.

About Yaffi

Yaffi Lvova is an experienced Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a proud mom of twins plus one. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Arizona State University in 2010 and went on to complete the Iowa State University dietetic internship. Yaffi is a published author of several books on feeding kids and is the creator of Toddler Test Kitchen, an early childhood cooking program that aims to introduce children to unfamiliar food in a creative and fun way. Yaffi supports parents, pregnancy through toddlerhood, through her social media, public speaking, and Nap Time Nutrition podcast and YouTube channel.

Some of Yaffi's published books:

Discover Mindful Eating for Kids, 2nd ed (contributing author)

Stage-by-Stage Baby Food Cookbook

Beyond a Bite: Activities for a Mindful Mealtime

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