Tu B’Shevat Foods

Recipes for the birthday of the trees, when it is traditional to eat fruit and nuts.

On Tu B’Shevat (often spelled Tu Bishvat) it is traditional to eat fruit associated with the land of Israel. The “classical” fruits are the seven species described in Deuteronomy 8:8, “a land of wheat and barley, of vines [grapes], figs, and pomegranates, a land of olive trees and honey [dates].” But today many people celebrate the holiday by cooking with all kinds of fruit. Here are some recipes you can make for your own Tu B’Shevat celebration:

Savory

Vegan Walnut Pesto
Orange and Maple Baked Tofu
Fruit Soup
Mollie Katzen’s Grilled Bread and Kale Salad with Red Onions, Walnuts and Figs
Goat Cheese Silan and Olive Galette

Find more savory Tu B’Shevat recipes here.

Sweet

The Ultimate Babka for Tu B’Shevat
Chocolate Fondue
Banana Cake
Lemon Lavender Cake

Lemon and Almond Semolina Cake
Lemon Tart

Persimmon and Pistachio Cupcakes
Healthy Granola

Find more sweet Tu B’Shevat recipes here.

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