COOKING FOR 80

This blog has nothing to do with the Jewish Greeting card business. Jewish tea towels perhaps, but not Jewish greeting cards. I’m going to discuss my very first experience of cooking Shabbat Dinner for 80 guests. I'm lying in bed on a Sunday evening rather shattered but thought I'd write something of the experience. My middle step son is the head of a Jewish Youth Group called Bnei Akiva. Every week he dedicates some of his time to organising workshops and games for the Youth at our local synagogue that take place on a Shabbat afternoon (Saturday/Sabbath) He spends time chasing down parents and children to grow the attendance numbers to make sure each week is better than the last. Since he s

PESACH - YIPPEE MATZA & NUTELLA AT THE READY

30TH MARCH – APRIL 7TH 2018 or the Hebrew date NISSAN 15-22, 5778 Here we go again it’s time for Pesach (Passover) and some of us are already thinking about how we will embrace our rich Jewish traditions. One thing’s for sure, we’re going to be very busy cleaning our homes from top to bottom of Chometz with our modern- day feathers AKA The Dyson and swapping over all our pots and pans to ensure we are fully ready and Kosher for Passover. I’m glad Pesach falls in Spring because I have always used it as a marker for my annual Spring Clean. PESACH IS A HAPPY FESTIVAL We’re celebrating the release of our ancestors from yet more slavery, this time from the ancient Egyptians! During our escape we