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Lekach is a sponge cake with honey, cinnamon, ginger and sometimes nutmeg, mace and clove. Traditional cake of the Jewish new year throughout Eastern Europe

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Rosh Hashana: Recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

Rosh Hashana marks the Jewish New Year. So we've combed through the L.A. Times Test Kitchen's archives for some of our best recipes to celebrate.

Lekach is a honey cake, spiced with cinnamon, ginger and clove, that is traditional of the Jewish new year throughout Eastern Europe.

Imbuljuta tal-Qastan is a traditional hot and spiced cocoa-based Maltese drink served after midnight mass at Christmas and at New Year’s Eve. #christmas #beverage #chocolate #malta #196flavors

Ice Cream Tiramisu Cake | Sponge cake is soaked in coffee syrup then layered with coffee and espresso ice creams for an elegant, frozen dessert.

Jewish tradition teaches that the pomegranate is a symbol for righteousness, because it is said to have 613 seeds which corresponds with the 613 mitzvot or commandments of the Torah. For this reason and others, many Jews eat pomegranates on Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year). However, the actual number of seeds varies with individual fruits. It is also a symbol of fruitfulness.

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Luscious and Light Recipes

Who says that cooking healthier has to be boring? These luscious yet light recipes from participating bloggers are bold, tasty, and anything but dull.