adafinah, adafeenah, adafeena
- The Ladino/Judezmo term for a slowly cooked stew of meat and vegetables, similar to the Ashkenazi cholent.
- "Records from the Spanish Inquisition show that a Converso could be discovered as continuing to keep Jewish laws by someone, often their maid, seeing them make adafina for Shabbat." (https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/food/articles/saved-by-cholent)
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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