Funeral Beef

Funeral Beef with 5 Milks Macaroni and Cheese in the background

Yum Categories: Beef, Funerary Food, Ilhm Tags: angel, angels, beef, canaanite, celestial, celestial spirits, draco, dragon, elohim, ilhm, israel, israeli, levant, palestine, palestinian Courses: Dinner, Lunch, Offerings Cuisines: Food Offerings, Levantine Season: All This is a beef dish commonly served at funerals in Israel. It seems to be the standard…

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Biodegradable Offering Plates or Stiff and Chewy Flatbread

Biodegradable Offering Plates

Yum Categories: ADTS Holiday Foods, Bread, Deities Honored Spirits and Ancestors Courses: Bread, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Offerings Cuisines: African, African Diaspora Season: All When we dispatch offerings outdoors, we try not to do undue damage to the environment. Paper and cardboard as well as bamboo and large leaves are often…

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5 Milks Macaroni and Cheese for Oshun

5 Milks Mac and Cheese

Yum Categories: African Diaspora Maizeland, Dairy, Funerary Food, New Birth Food, Oshun Courses: Dinner, Lunch, Offerings Cuisine: African Diaspora Season: All This is a recipe for macaroni and cheese that uses five kinds of milk products. It follows along the tradition of doing things for Oshun involving multiples of 5,…

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Oya’s Skirt: Eggplant in Red Sauce

Oya Skirt Eggplant

Yum Categories: Food Offerings, Oya, Vegetable Offerings Tags: aubergines, beans, eggplant, oya, pasta, rain, storm, tomato, tomatoes, wind Course: Offerings Cuisine: African Diaspora Season: All This dish is very not traditionally African, but it is seen around the diaspora from time to time as an offering to Oya. It’s suspected…

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