Rosh Hashanah Recipes for a Sweet New Year

Celebrate the Jewish New Year with these delicious fall dishes. We've highlighted some of the important foods that are a traditional part of a Rosh Hashanah meal. Make these wonderful recipes for your family these week, and have a wonderful new year!

Honey

PHOTO: Rachel Willen's honey-orange roasted chicken with fennel is shown here.
Courtesy Rachel Willen

Honey symbolizes a sweet and happy new year. Try this delicious honey-glazed chicken roasted with fennel for an easy-yet-impressive dish.

Fish

During Rosh Hashanah, it it typically to eat the head of a fish to symbolize the beginning of the year. Fish also symbolize the hope of an abundant and fertile new year.

Pomegranates

On the second night of Rosh Hashanah, a "new fruit" or fruit that has recently come into season is eaten. A blessing is said in thanks for life and abundance.

Apples

Apples are blessed and dipped in honey. The sour apple being dipped in the sweet honey signifies the religious trust for a sweet new year.

Braised Meats

The main course of the meal is often centered around a hearty meat dish. These comforting foods symbolize a comforting and pleasant year ahead.

Join the Discussion
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...