Fish with Abraham’s Fruit

Peshkado Avramila

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Appears in
Sephardic Flavors: Jewish Cooking of the Mediterranean

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 2000

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According to Sephardic folklore, after Abraham was circumcised, he sat under a sour plum tree, and thus the plum has come to be called Abraham’s fruit. In Turkey, this dish is prepared for Rosh Hashanah, an autumn holiday when a whole fish is customarily served. At that time of year, many kinds of plums are at the market, and although yellow plums are traditional, you can use another tart plum. The amount of moisture plums contain varies, so you will have to see how much water you need to a