Tasty Recipes for Tu BiShvat, a.k.a Jewish Arbor Day

On Jewish Arbor Day, a.k.a. Tu BiShvat, it’s customary to eat the fruits and nuts that grow on trees in Israel. The holiday’s seven species (sheva minim) are wheat, barley, grapes (wine), figs, pomegranates, olives, and dates. Although not mentioned in Deuteronomy, almonds also figure prominently in this celebration, since almond trees are the first ones to flower in Israel at the time of the holiday.

Try these fruity and nutty recipes on their own or as part of a Tu BiShvat seder.

Appetizers and Starters

Soups, Salads, and Sides

Entrées and Sides