Going around the world to break the fast

08.10.2011                      10.Tischrei. 5772                      Jom Kippur

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Going around the world to break the fast

Here are some special recipes to break the fast with traditional Jewish vegetarian dishes from Jews around the world, can be prepared ahead.

Breaking the fast has its own set of traditions. Ashkenazim usually break the fast with something salty, like herring, because they believe fish restores salt lost by the body while fasting. Herring also was the cheapest fish in Eastern Europe, where the custom originated.
Egg and cheese dishes — dairy products in general — are popular among the Ashkenazim for the first foods after Yom Kippur….

Persian Yogurt and Cucumber Soup

Italian Cold Pasta in Egg-Lemon Sauce

My Favorite No-Herring Taste Appetizer