Jewish families have been celebrating holidays and gatherings with big, festive meals for a VERY long time. For this deluxe seder-inspired dinner party, The Dep’s resident vegan maven, Emily Zimmerman, offers up her unique interpretations of a number of classic Jewish dishes.
Eggplant “herring”, sunflower seed “chopped liver”, and cashew “egg salad” served with matzos.
Golden vegetable matzoh ball soup
Julienned carrots, celery root, and golden beets in a delicate broth, with a traditional matzoh meal dumpling
Jackfruit, mushroom, and walnut “brisket”
with sweet potato & apple tzimmes, artichoke gratin kugel, and quinoa tabbouleh with cucumbers, pickled lemon & parsley
Chocolate matzoh torte
Layers of wine-soaked matzos, chocolate cream, and apricot jam.
Emily Zimmerman is the lady behind Pear and Pepper – a freelance chef cooking deluxe, delicious vegan dishes and retro comfort food like whoah. She can be found at food events around the city, as well as at The Depanneur hosting the occasional vegan Workshop or Supper Club.
Every weekend The Depanneur invites an amateur or professional guest chef to host a fun, informal dinner party.