Did you know that the Purim story lasted for 13 years? 13 years in which God was hidden.
Food combined with hidden spirituality is a major theme of the Purim story and it was through this the Jewish people were saved.
Here are a collection of interesting insights into both food and customs and some Persian dishes that may just have been served at the time in Shushan.
Happy Purim! Chef Yochanan Lambiase Founder of The Jerusalem Culinary Institute www.jerusalemculinaryinstitute.com