Treat your guests to Israeli cheesecake for Shavuot | The Jewish Week | Food & Wine

Treat your guests to Israeli cheesecake for Shavuot

Watch our Tayim chef whip up a traditional holiday triple-D dessert: dairy, decadent and delicious.

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Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the wheat harvest and the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai seven weeks after the Exodus from Egypt. What does that have to do with cheesecake? Different theories abound, but all we can say for sure is that cool cheesecake is the dessert of choice for this late spring festival.

 

 

And what better way to enjoy cheesecake than Israeli-style? Click on the video above to watch how it’s done. The recipe link is below.

Executive Producer – Jonathan Baruch

Producer/Director – Haim Silberstein

Chef – Jessica Halfin

Camera – Ari Amit

Israeli Cheesecake

This recipe originally appeared on ISRAEL21c.

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