Ottawa cateringPassover is a very important holiday for the Jewish people, and a tradition we want to pass on to our children. However, encouraging children to get involved, understand, and learn from this festival is often difficult, especially since it lasts eight days and their attention spans are so short.

So, how do you encourage them to enjoy and celebrate this holiday? First, let’s take a look at what this holiday means and why it’s so important. Read more

Baklava If you’ve never had a taste of Baklava, you’re missing out on a real treat. This perfectly flaky, syrupy, and sweet desert is not for those who think Biscotti is sweet. No, no, no. Baklava is the cheesecake of the pastry world. It’s that rich. One bite and you almost think you’ve had enough. One little problem, –you can’t stop. Two bites, three, and then five later. Yep, that’s just right. Okay, so I’m a big fan.

Baklava has been a favorite in Mediterranean countries for years and is made using nuts, butter, sugar, and Phyllo dough. After it has been baked to perfection, a sweet syrup is poured over the top, which becomes absorbed into the layers to create a desert so tasty it’s almost sinful. Read more