Heavenly delights foods with religious meanings

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Apples and honey: -Eaten on Rosh Hashanah (i.e. Jewish New Year), it reminds Jews of the manna.

Hot cross bun: -A hot cross bun is a spiced sweet bun usually made with fruit and marked with a cross on the top. Originating in the UK.

Cassatella di sant'Agata: -Also known as Saint Agatha's Breasts, this Sicilian pastry from Catania is made during the Festival of Saint Agatha. 

Carrots: -Carrots contain about 53 calories per cup (128 grams). They’re also rich in beta-carotene, which can be converted into vitamin A.

Bread: -Bread, especially unleavened bread, is one of the two elements of the Christian Eucharist.

Baklava: -A Middle Eastern classic, baklava is also popular in Greece. 

Ghee: -Commonly used for cooking and traditional medicine, this Indian butter is also a sacred food in Hinduism.

Fanesca: -Fanesca is a soup eaten during Holy Week in Ecuador.

Sufganiyot: -Eaten on Hannukah, sufganiyot is a fried pastry filled with sweet jelly.

Pretzel: -In Southern France in around 610 CE, monks would bake thin strips of dough into the shape of a child's arms folded in prayer.

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