Judaism is not a religion of totemic symbolism, but it more than makes up for its lack of idolatry through food.
From the Passover seder, a ritualistic meal that tells the story of ancient Jews’ emancipation from Egypt, to sufganiyot, the deep-fried doughnuts eaten at Hanukkah, to the triangular pastries known as Hamantaschen and eaten at Purim, food is a natural vehicle for Jewish storytelling.
So it makes sense that it’s how Steven Scheckter chose to introduce Wellingtonians to his traditions during this year’s Wellington on a Plate (WOAP).
Scheckter and his wife, Valda, came to New Zealand 23 years ago from Johannesburg in South Africa.
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