Food is something which nourishes the body and can nourish the soul and spirit too, explore simple ways for using food in faith at home rituals.
In the Bible, there are many celebrations which God commanded His people to observe, each of which comes with its own food – this is why they are known as feasts! Some of the food used in the feasts is specified in the Bible such as the flat bread and bitter herbs for Passover, also known as the Feast of Flat Bread. However, much of the food used today in Biblical feasts has been added later as traditions built up over the centuries. Many writers have summarised Jewish feasts with these words:
“They tried to kill us. We won. Let’s eat.”