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Apr 11 2011

Philly Homegrown™ Cooks Up Ideas For Easter And Passover Meals

Spring Brings A New Crop Of In-Season Ingredients

Experienced cooks and novices looking to create an Easter meal or Passover Seder can head to Philly Homegrown™’s visitphilly.com/food for information on where to buy the freshest local ingredients and recipes on how to use them. Here’s a look at what’s cooking in April on visitphilly.com/food:

For Passover, foodies will find:

  • Bakeries selling locally baked matzo
  • Restaurants offering Seder catering options
  • How Chef Michael Solomonov of acclaimed Israeli restaurant Zahav does Passover, along with his Charoset recipe using local apples and honey

For Easter, the site features:

  • A round-up of local bakeries (think South Philly legends Termini Bros. and Isgro Pastries serving up Easter specialties)
  • Options for locally raised Easter ham
  • Eggs! With so many gorgeous eggs available from regional farms, who needs to dye?
  • Easter brunch options at area restaurants
  • Recipes for Easter classics (brunch casserole, springtime fruit salad, local ham glaze) with a local twist

Philly Homegrown is a consumer education and tourism marketing program developed by the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation to help broaden people’s understanding of the region’s bountiful local food scene and identify foods that are healthy, delicious and support the local economy.

The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) makes Philadelphia and The Countryside® a premier destination through marketing and image building that increases business and promotes the region’s vitality.

For more information about travel to Philadelphia, visit visitphilly.com or uwishunu.com, where you can build itineraries; search event calendars; see photos and videos; view interactive maps; sign up for newsletters; listen to HearPhilly, an online radio station about what to see and do in the region; book hotel reservations and more. Or, call the Independence Visitor Center, located in Historic Philadelphia, at (800) 537-7676.

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