What is Shavuot?

What is Shavuot? And how did it become the Holiday for Cheese Cake and everything dairy?                                                 On a more spiritual or religious note, this is the holiday we symbolically re-accept the Torah. In […]

The Orange

The Orange                                                 The orange has been with us for a very long time. There are records from Southeast Asia that date back more than 4,500 years. In warm climates orange trees are […]

5 Major Concepts of Passover & other interesting facts

If you are Jewish or know someone who is Jewish, chances are you’ve celebrated Passover and will again this year. For the better part of 3,000 years, we’ve been celebrating with our families all over the world. There are many aspects of Passover; we’ve included some some below, but exploring the 5 major concepts that […]

Hamantaschen

  Hamantaschen; They are so much more than Pastry.     It’s impossible to talk about Hamantaschen without bringing up the Holiday of Purim. In the Ashkenazi Jewish tradition these triangular pastries are called (“Haman’s pockets”) or some call them Oznei Haman (“Haman’s ears”). They are based on the biblical story of how a woman outsmarted […]

The History Of Bagels

    The History of Bagels   When researching the History of the Bagel there is one common thread that all agree. The legendary beloved Bagel started in Vienna, Austria. The story goes as follows: a Jewish baker, wanting to thank the King of Poland at the Time (yes Poland had a Monarch) for protecting […]

Bagels as Inspiration and Art

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work.