Atkins, Passover Haggadah

The egg represents the hagiga the special festival

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Unformatted text preview: g of Temple times. (some vegetarians substitute a piece of beetroot!) This may not be eaten at the Seder table as one does not eat roasted meat on the Seder night. It should nevertheless not be thrown away or otherwise treated in a wasteful way but should be eaten some other time perhaps the next day 2. HARD-BOILED EGG also roasted over an open flame if possible. Do not try this with a raw egg otherwise you will be scraping egg yolk off the ceiling and walls of the kitchen, hard boil it first. The egg represents the ‘Hagiga’ the special Festival offering that was brought in the time of the Temple. This may be eaten at the Seder or some other time, it is also customary to eat plain hard-boiled eggs dipped or cut up in salt-water as a starter to the meal. 3. CHAROSETH. A paste made with grated apple, dates, ground up nuts, cinnamon, ginger, and wine. The proportions and even ingredients can be to ones own taste but it is usually sweet and needs to be paste-like. This is said to represent the mortar used by the children of Israel during their slavery in Egypt. It is used as a...
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