We are what we eat

One of the most characterizing elements of Judaism is the alimentary precept of the kasherut, which describes which foods are and which ones aren’t allowed. Among these laws is the prohibition of mixing and cooking meat and dairy. The law derives from a recurring verse in the Torah that reads, “Do not cook a kid…


Happy Pesach

From tonight and for the next eight days, Jews around the world will not eat bread nor other leavened products, in remembrance of the freedom from slavery in Egypt, a liberation that the Pharaoh granted around eight thousand years ago, after the ten plagues god inflicted on the Egyptians. The last one, the death of…


I fornitori di Nonna Betta

Ovvero: cosa si nasconde dietro al menu carne? – Bene, di che parliamo oggi? – Ti ho mandato un video. ­- Divertente, chi è? – È Michele, consegna la carne della macelleria Viceré. Potrei scrivere della signora Rita, proprietaria, abruzzese. Non l’ho mai vista, conosco solo la sua voce e la sua casalinga e bonaria…