An important holiday of the Jewish faith, Passover is held to commemorate the liberation of the Jewish slaves from Egypt over 3,000 years ago. The holiday is marked by a long symbolic dinner, which features a variety of foods that help tell the many parts of the Passover story.
Creative Director Amy was pleasantly surprised by this treat from Pasticceria il Boccione in il Ghetto di Roma, a Kosher bakery in Rome’s Jewish Ghetto. When her guide handed her the bar cookie studded with candied fruit, she wasn’t immediately impressed. “I don’t really like fruitcake-type things. I almost didn’t even try it,” she says. “But I did—and it was literally the be