JewishGen Talks: In Advance of Shavuot: Salad Recipes from Sarina’s Sephardic Cuisine

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Tuesday May 11

2:00 PM  –  3:00 PM

About the Talk:
Cookbook author Sarina Roffé will use recipes from her cookbook to demonstrate the art of mezze, typically served before a meal in the Middle East, or before the Sabbath lunch meal. A proper mezze table will have at least four to six salads, served on small plates. Sarina will demonstrate how to make several salads and show us how to set the mezze table.About the Speaker:
Sarina Roffé is a career journalist and holds a BA in journalism, an MA in Jewish Studies and an MBA. She is the editor of Dorot for JGS of NY, the author of Branching Out from Sepharad, Backyard Kitchen: Mediterranean Salads, and Backyard Kitchen: The Main Course. Sarina speaks often at genealogy ad historical conferences and has written hundreds of articles. She has researched numerous genealogies and is considered an expert in Syrian Jewry. She is a former member of the IAJGS board, Chair of the JewishGen Sephardic Research Division, co-chair of the Brooklyn Jewish Historical Initiative and founder of the Sephardic Heritage Project. Sarina presents often at IAJGS and historical conferences and has completed over a dozen genealogies, through her genealogy consulting business, Sephardic Genealogical Journeys.