It’s Passover time and that means spring is here, even though there is snow on the ground. Passover is a wonderful family holiday, even though eating Matzoh for the next 8 days could be very challenging. I have a confession to make – we never last 8 days, we usually break down on the 2nd day of Passover, but this post is not about how weak we are, it is about Chmaxing (cooking with Chef Max) for Passover.
I will only be sharing 2 recipes with you and hope you will like them.
First: My beet cilantro salad!
1 bunch of cilantro chopped
2 medium beets(boiled) and cut into squares
1 medium onion cut in circles
dressing: lemon juice and olive oil
pinch of salt/pepper(you can add garlic)
I also crushed Matzoh into salad for extra crunch.
Now for Max’s dish:
You will need:
2 cups of fine Matzoh meal,
1 cup of sugar,
1 stick of butter (soft)
1/3 glass of cold water,
1/2 pack of baking chocolate (we actually used Nutella)
Combine all the ingredients together except for the chocolate, mix it very well.
Pure the mixture into a greased pan.
In the mean time melt the chocolate and add into the mixture.
Put it in the oven at 350F for 50-55 minutes and…… voilà!
doesn’t it look good!!!
….and yes we had the usual Matzoh ball soup, courtesy of my mom and Matzoh babbka courtesy of my mama in-law, but the best part – we were all together – all 3 generations the grandparents, us and the kids, celebration Passover, which is very significant for us, since we had our own Exodus 20 years ago!!! Happy Passover!