So this is where it all comes together. All the thought. All the planning. The testing. The tasting, the tasting, and the tasting. (That’s the best part). A simanim-inspired menu brings added challenges, but also adds a level of meaning to your Rosh Hashanah meal. I have been doing this for the past few years, using the opportunity as a Rosh Hashanah conversation starter with my kids during our cooking and prep time together. My guests, my kids, my guests’ kids – everybody loves identifying which simanim are on the table openly or “hidden” as an ingredient. Our discussion takes on a special Yuntif energy that only comes with Rosh Hashanah.
I hope you enjoy preparing and eating these simanim-inspired dishes and menus as much as I did creating them.
Which ones will you incorporate into your holiday menus this year?