It’s Almost Passover but I’m Playing with Flour!

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With less than a week and half until Passover, I should be inspiring you with recipes for unleavened, flourless, matzo-based delectables, but instead I am in the kitchen playing with flour. For those of you who know me personally, it will come as no surprise that I am not following the dietary rules or doing things in the expected order. You see, I am heading to New York City on Friday for the International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference and I was out of business cards. A food blogger can’t go to a show filled with professional chefs, cookbook authors, and culinary wizards from all over the world without business cards right? I knew you’d understand. And, um, what do you think of the photo?

Ok, now that I’m done fishing for compliments, here are some Passover resources and recipes you can check out while I’m in New York:

From OMG! Yummy: Chocolate-covered Matzo with Toasted Nuts and Sea Salt and of course Bubbe’s Bubula!

An easy recipe for a yummy Passover dessert

From The Shiksa in the Kitchen: #PassoverPotluck

From The Jew and the Carrot: 7 Ways to Prepare Matzo Brei

From Real Food Digest: Passover Planning Tips

From Yumivore: tasty and tempting Walnut Pâté– perfect mock chopped liver recipe for Passover

Next week I’ll be preparing a Tsimmes-style brisket for our family seder and will share the recipe then. In the meantime, good luck with your Passover menu planning. I know I’ll come back from New York with inspiration for many more nourishing and satisfying recipes and stories to share with you.

What’s your favorite food on the Passover seder table?

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14 Responses to It’s Almost Passover but I’m Playing with Flour!

  1. Style Mentor™ April 4, 2012 at 8:31 am #

    Favorite at the seder table? It is definitely the sandwich. The charoset and freshly grated horseradish combined with crunchy romaine and the fired toasted, hand-made, shmura matza is absolutely delicious. My mouth is watering just thinking about it!

  2. Style Mentor™ April 4, 2012 at 8:27 am #

    It’s that sandwich. The horseradish and charoset combined with the crunchy romaine and flame cooked shmura… I find it to be so absolutely delicious that my mouth is watering right now, just thinking about it.

    • omgyummy April 4, 2012 at 8:45 am #

      The hillel sandwich – such an odd but wonderful combination – the spicy hot horseradish against the crunchy, almost meaty and sweet charoset and crackling matzo. Love it too!

  3. andie March 28, 2012 at 9:11 pm #

    Love MAtzo Balls! BUT OMG choc. covered matzo? That is genius!

    • omgyummy April 4, 2012 at 8:43 am #

      Oh it is my favorite part of Passover except maybe for the matzo balls and oh yeah, the charoset and …. Ok – I love it all!

  4. lizthechef March 28, 2012 at 2:30 pm #

    Have a wonderful trip – come home inspired and tell us all about it –

    • omgyummy April 4, 2012 at 8:42 am #

      Thanks Liz – it was wonderful and I’m trying to fit in a quick post today with a few morsels from the trip!

  5. Orly @yumivore March 28, 2012 at 1:36 pm #

    I just love the design and adore you for including Yumivore in your pre-Passover tribute. Have an OMG! Yum time in New York and enjoy IACP.

    • omgyummy March 28, 2012 at 1:45 pm #

      Thanks Orly! Wish we were snacking on that pate together right now!

      Can’t believe I’ll be in New York in two days. I’ll be in touch next week for sure.

  6. Georgia B. March 28, 2012 at 1:17 pm #

    The flour is very cute.
    I do hope you will have a minute to call me when you are in the big apple.
    Oh, I forgot to tell you that I fed Alan the Nutella Tartine one Sunday morning (seeing as how tartine was one of his favorite things he obsessed over while we were in France). While I was making it he thought it was a bit fussy for a tartine. Then he bit into it and absolutely loved it. Thank you so much for posting it.
    me ke aloha

    • omgyummy March 28, 2012 at 1:44 pm #

      Oh I am so glad – I loved the contrast of the nuts, chocolate, slightly bitter orange.

      Of course I’ll call you. me ke aloha to you and Alan.

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