To light the eternal flame, the children of Israel are commanded to bring pure oil of olives crushed for lighting. I use olive oil in most everything. The diversity of flavors – from herbal to earthy can bring out the best of breads, salads, vegetables, fish, poultry and even steaks. Heart healthy and a staple of the Mediterranean diet, olive oil is a precious part of our Biblical tradition and our culinary heritage. This week we are highlighting a menu that shows many ways to use the amazing olive and its flavorful oil.
For last year's Shabbat Menu Tetzaveh.