Passover Cooking Class with Culinary Judaics Academy

Explore Jewish values, get excited for Passover, and cook something tasty in this Culinary Judaics Academy program with Chef Danny Corsun! You’ll make cooking connections to your Jewish life and come away with the perfect recipe for a fantastic family seder!

In partnership with Culinary Judaics Academy 



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Course Details


Explore Jewish values, get excited for Passover, and cook something tasty in this Truvie+ Culinary Kids Academy program with Chef Danny Corsun! You’ll make cooking connections to your everyday and Jewish life, and you’ll come away with the perfect recipe to make for a family seder!

COOKING CONNECTION: In the kitchen, we use contradictions to bring out different flavors in a dish all the time—sweet and salty,spicy and cooling, hot and cold,raw and cooked! Sometimes Foods even inspire that simultaneous happy-sad feeling in us because of the memories we associate with them.

JEWISH CONNECTION: Today, different cultures make all different kinds of charoset, but every charoset is bound together by the same story. Charoset also provides us with dual metaphors—the appearance which reminds us of mortar, and the sweet taste which reminds us of freedom.

EVERYDAY CONNECTION: “Happy-sad” is a powerful--and contradictory--feeling. Recognizing that you have multiple feelings about a situation can deepen the importance of the situation itself.

After you've signed up for this course, you will receive an email to fill out your Culinary Judcaics Academy waiver. Parental supervision is encouraged in this class.

Supply List



4 cups peeled, cored and diced Granny Smith apples
1 lemons, juiced
1 cup roughly chopped walnuts (exclude if allergic!)
1 cup golden raisins
½ cup honey
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup of pomegranate seeds
1 cup dried cherries or cranberries (either or both)
½ cup kosher for Passover sweet red wine
1 cup grape juice


Chop apples and nuts until fine.
Add cinnamon & enough wine/grape juice to hold the mixture together.
Add in the rest of the ingredients and stir.
Marinate several hours in a sealed plastic bag (or bowl).
Turn the bag (or stir the bowl) every hour or so to make sure the liquid soaks into each of the ingredients inside.
Chill and serve with matzoh at your seder.


Chef Danny Corsun
Danny Corsun Headshot
Chef Danny Corsun has been a Chef-Educator since 2000 and is the founder/creator of Culinary Judaics Academy. This innovative program infuses meaningful experiential Jewish learning into cooking classes for ALL Jews, no matter their age, affiliation or practice. In 2021, CJA unveiled its plug and play, Netflix-esque platform, often referred to as “the master class for Jewish learning through cooking," to bring its Jewishly empowering and dynamic content and curriculum to the world! As Abraham Joshua Heschel said, “Judaism is caught, not taught.” And CJA could not agree more!