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Rosh Hashanah 2020: Foods and Recipes

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Some of my favourite brands are coming out with new foods for Rosh Hashanah and the High Holidays. I've included a few recipes. Here are the details:

  • 'Garlic Honey Sauce' and Seasoning Blends by Neptune

  • Honey Cake' and a 'Sesame Spread with Honey' by Achva

  • 'Packaged Malabi Desserts' by 'Andre Ice Cream'

'Garlic Honey Sauce' and Seasoning Blends by Neptune

Neptune (1980), a company that specializes in the development, production and marketing of spices, seasonings, spreads and sauces, is introducing a wonderful 'Garlic Honey Sauce' as well as quality seasoning mixes for the preparation of festive dishes. They've even provided a few recipes that can help you determine your holiday menu.

Garlic Honey Sauce - The sauce contains salt, lemon salt, garlic, honey, tomato sauce and more. It is suitable for cooking and seasoning especially in marinades.

Lemon Pepper Blend - This seasoning contains black pepper and lemon for those who love a combination of sour and spicy in their dishes. The mixture is typical of South African dishes and is suitable for meat, chicken, fish, rice, cooked vegetables and salads.

Philadelphia Blend - This seasoning contains paprika, garlic, mustard seeds, cumin, peppers and more. The aromatic mixture originates from New Orleans, USA and is spicy and sweet. It is suitable for seasoning all types of meat, poultry, fish, potatoes, rice, stir-fries, oven-baked vegetables, pies as well as salads such as cabbage and fresh beet salad.

Neptune's products are available at Bitan Wines, Hazi Hinam, Bareket, MCK, Salah Dabah and in private stores around the country.

KOSHER CERTIFICATE: Parve under the supervision of the Jerusalem Haredi community and the Chief Rabbinate of Beer Sheva.

PRICE: The spice blends cost 9.90 - 12.90 NIS (100 - 150 grams packaging); The price of the Garlic Honey Sauce - 10.90 - 13.90 NIS (360 grams packaging).

Rosh Hashana 2020: Foods and Recipes
Credit: Eyal Keren

Neptune's Juicy Salmon in Olive Oil and Garlic Honey Sauce


  • 1.5 kg salmon fillets

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 Garlic Honey Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon of Neptune's soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon butter or parve alternative


  • Mix all the ingredients except the teaspoon of olive oil and massage the fillet pieces. Place in a bowl and cover with a plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.

  • Heat a heavy non-stick skillet. Only when it is hot add a teaspoon of olive oil and place the fillet pieces inside with the skin side down (even if the skin is removed) and sufficient spacing. If necessary fry in more than one round.

  • Fry for 5 minutes on one side, turn over and fry for another 3 minutes exactly. The fish can be served at room temperature. If prepared in advance and the intention is to heat the fish later in the oven, fry for only 4 minutes on one side and 2 minutes on the other side so that the fish does not dry out when reheating.

Neptune's Brussel Sprouts in Philadelphia Seasoning


  • 1 pack of frozen Brussels sprouts

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon Neptune Philadelphia spice blend

  • 1 teaspoon cooking salt

  • A little Atlantic salt


  • Steam the brussels sprouts in boiling salty water (add a pinch of salt to the water) for about 10 minutes. Remove, cool and cut in two.

  • Heat a heavy non-stick pan. When it is hot, add the oil, wait a few seconds and add the brussel sprouts. Sprinkle the Philadelphia blend and stir-fry for about 3 minutes.

  • Place in a suitable serving dish and sprinkle over a little Atlantic salt. Serve hot or at room temperature.

  • For a dairy meal, you can add a tablespoon of butter towards the end of the frying and serve with grated Parmesan cheese.

Neptune's Gnocchi Seasoned with the Lemon Pepper Blend


  • 2 packs of gnocchi prepared according to the package instructions

  • 1 sliced ​​onion and / or 8 scallions (white part only) - cut in half and sliced ​​lengthwise

  • 4 -5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon Neptune's Lemon Pepper Blend

  • 1/2 cup walnuts, seared in a pan

  • Some basil leaves, cut lengthwise


  • Fry the onion till transparent. While the gnocchi are still hot, mix with the onion and oil in which it is fried. Add the pepper-lemon blend and mix gently.

  • Place in a serving bowl, and sprinkle over the seared walnuts and fresh basil.

  • For a dairy meal, you can add a tablespoon of butter towards the end of the frying and serve with grated Parmesan cheese.

'Honey Cake' and a 'Sesame Spread with Honey' by Achva

Achva, the leading manufacturer in Israel of tahini, halva and pastries is marketing a honey cake in a festive packaging at an unbeatable price: only 5 NIS! Achva's honey cake has a texture and taste of homemade baking, with a rich honey flavor and will be sold at most retail chains at a special price for the entire holiday period, along with tahini, halva and other baked goods.

In addition, Achva is marketing a sesame spread with honey that is one of Achva's series of sweet spreads based on raw tahini. According to Yael Dror, Clinical Dietitian and Sports M.Sc., honey has been known for thousands of years as a health food that is as one of the most important foods in the field of folk medicine and a "superfood". Awareness of the quality of the food we eat and adherence to the use of natural food sources are an essential part of the global health trend. Achva's spread meets the desire to choose foods with high nutritional value. The spread is based on whole tahini that contains essential fatty acids and high values ​​of calcium, iron, dietary fiber, protein and is low in salt. It does not contain trans fat, is cholesterol-free and does not contain food coloring The combination with the honey gives the raw tahini a nutritional upgrade in terms of taste and nutritional value.

According to Yuval Malach, Achva's VP of Sales and Marketing, contrary to price increases of food products that can be seen in all categories, Achva's goal was to alleviate the consumer's food expenses and make the products accessible at a discounted price. Achva's policy has always been to provide quality food products at a price equal to all. The accessible prices of the new products are intended to sweeten the holiday season and contribute to the holiday atmosphere.

KOSHER CERTIFICATE: Parve under the supervision of the Jerusalem Haredi community.

PRICE: Around 5 NIS for a honey cake (400 grams) and 8-11 NIS for a sesame spread with honey (400 grams).

Rosh Hashana 2020: Foods and Recipes
Credit: Yael Hahn

'Packaged Malabi Desserts' by 'Andre Ice Cream'

The Andre ice cream chain will be marketing their famous Malabi dessert in individual packages alongside their complementary Malabi syrup.

The story of the Malabi dessert began when Andre's parents, the founder of the Andre ice cream chain {Jaffa, Ramat Gan, Rishon Lezion, Ramla}, used to cook Malabi at his home, pack it and take it by cart for sale through the streets of Jaffa to sell to the residents of the city.

Later, when the Andre ice cream chain was established, it was decided to continue to produce the unique Malabi dessert, just as the father used to make it in addition to the quality ice creams that are the chain's specialty. The Malabi is considered a favourite dessert and has its own fan base, who purchase it in addition to the ice creams.

Andre's Malabi is made from sugar, milk, cornflour powder and rose water and is offered in a special individual packaging.

The Malabi syrup is also made by Andre and is suitable for a variety of desserts. and is Kosher Parve under the supervision of the Chief Rabbinate of Rishon Lezion.

Price of Malabi syrup - 20 NIS for a 750 mL bottle.

The price of a Malabi dessert - 10 NIS

Rosh Hashana 2020: Foods and Recipes
Credit: Asif Sherazi



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