Ancient seeds, babka, cheesecake, tortilla tournament

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Shimi Aaron is making babka for Rosh Hashanah and teaching how to make your own over Zoom. Photo courtesy of Shimi Aaron

This week Good Food celebrates Rosh Hashanah. Dr. Sarah Sallon and her colleague have grown date palms using 2,000-year-old seeds excavated from Masada. Recent Los Angeles transplant Shimi Aaron breaks out of the mold to bake babka with new twists. Daniela Galarza talks about the chef trend of developing the perfect Basque cheesecake recipe. Finally, Gustavo Arellano teases what's to come at KCRW & Gustavo’s Great Tortilla Tournament.



Evan Kleiman