As a child, I always looked foward to our family Tu B'shvat party.I loved the tasty and colorful array of the many fruits my mother artfully displayed.Fast forward to today where there is an even more extensive selection of dried and fresh fruit available to choose from. Whatever your Minhag, there are so manycreative and fun things that can be done.Last year, my friend asked me to help her come up with a Tu B'shvat idea for her Talmud Torah class, using dried fruits. Here's what we came up with. She told me it was a big hit and the children came up with such cute and original ideas.
I was totally convinced I had hit upon a brilliant idea... Why not combine the dried fruits with another fruit..... Chocolate! Well, after a little research I realized that chocolate is actually classified as a vegetable.... Oh well. The idea however was too good not to post - so here it is, Dried Fruit Chocolate Cluster