Category Culture

10 days in Turkey | Milk and Cookies SA

10 day guide to exploring Turkey

Talking Turkey: Turkey doesn’t have the largest landmass, but every centimeter of it unveils another adventure. Once the center of the Ottoman empire, this cultural mecca has more to do in it than one could prepare for. Thousands of years ago, ancient civilisation crossed paths with Turkey during the Bronze Age.  Around the turn of […]

ShaShana Tova Rosh Hashanah explained | Milk and Cookies SA

A Rosh Hashanah feast explained

All you need to know about a Rosh Hashanah feast, and what you’ll be eating. Originally written for Food24.com    Shalom chaverim (hello friends), So it’s clear to me that most people know, Jewish or not, that Rosh Hashanah is a big holiday for the Jewish culture and a kick-start to the High Holy Days. These […]

Passover dinner essentials | Milk and Cookies SA

The Passover Dinner Essentials: how to pass(over) as a Jew

Were you invited to a Passover (aka Pesach) dinner this year and have no clue what a Seder actually is? What is Pesach anyway? And why do religious Jewish men have those curly cues on the sides of their faces (which has nothing to do with Passover)? Were you invited to a Passover (aka Pesach) […]