Sofika Zielyk has been making pysanka, Ukrainian Easter eggs, since she was a young girl, and now she’s using her craft to help contain the outrage and heartbreak over the political strife in her wartorn home country. Zaynab Issa has solutions for keeping iftar, the evening meal, stress-free during Ramadan. Fifth generation chicken keeper Lisa Steele shares recipes and techniques for showcasing the versatility of eggs. Benedetta Jasmine Guetta provides a history of Jewish Italians and dishes to bring to the seder table this Passover. Finally, tangerines are at their sweetest this time of year at the farmer’s market.
Ukrainian eggs, iftar, Italian Jewish Passover
From this Episode:
Designing Ukrainian Easter eggs helps artist cope with war in homeland
Artist Sofika Zielyk uses pysanka (Ukrainian Easter eggs) to contain her rage and heartbreak over the war in her native country.
Afghan mantu, kalimati are on Zaynab Issa’s iftar menu
Zaynab Issa says that the month-long celebration of Ramadan is like hitting reset each year — Muslims reconnect by fasting, focusing on faith, and practicing gratitude.
Queen of the Coop shares uses for the incredible, edible egg
Lisa Steele is a fifth generation chicken keeper and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, a blog that has been viewed over 50 million times.
Dairy-free lasagna, fava beans, artichokes: Italian Jewish Passover
Benedetta Jasmine Guetta shares the history of Judaism in Italy and how to celebrate Passover with an Italian Jewish seder.