Yalla, Let’s eat! Tu B’Shevat
Join P2G for a holiday-inspired virtual cooking series to share different cooking styles and recipes from each of our three partners – Sovev Kinneret, St. Paul, Milwaukee. A local chef from each partnership region will demo and discuss traditional holiday recipes and their history. Recipes will be shared in advance for you to follow in real time. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with others from our partnership communities, learn how others celebrate, and expand your culinary skills.
You are invited to a Tu B’Shevat-inspired virtual cooking session led by Zehorit Heilicher and inspired by the seven biblical species: wheat, barley, figs, grapes, dates, pomegranate & olive. Enjoy the delicious flavors of a Freekeh Fig Pilaf and Sage-Dried Fruit-Mozzarella Flatbread – recipes sent with registration.
Zehorit was born in Israel to a Yemenite immigrant family. Growing up in multi-cultural Givat Olga, she experienced Israel’s rich ethnic diversity through food and celebration. Following high school graduation, Zehorit Joined the Israeli army, where she became an officer, finishing her service as a lieutenant. She then majored in English Literature and Political Science at Tel Aviv University.
While working in a Minneapolis summer camp, she met her husband and relocated. She has raised four children, taught cooking classes in Jewish and general communities, and volunteered. Zehorit brings to the kitchen her Mediterranean roots, her passion for healthy and flavorful dishes, and her love of people and storytelling. Teaching in the Twin Cities for over 20 years, she shares her appreciation for how culture, geography, and history shape our food and how we gather to eat it.