Passover seder plate is the longest and most complex family meal of the Jewish holiday cycle sometimes takes as long as three hours or longer and involve several centuries old rituals and traditional foods. Central to the table setting is the Seder plate, containing several symbolic and ritual foods, which represents reminders of the bitterness of slavery and the celebration of Easter in the Temple in Jerusalem.
Set the table with a durable fabric that can handle spills of wine or grape juice. White is traditional but not mandatory color screen (some hosts prefer to cover it with a plastic tablecloth). Wine or grape juice is also central to the passover seder plate, and four cups poured for each participant to symbolize the four different levels of redemption from slavery.
12 Picture Gallery: Distinctive Passover Seder Plate
Passover seder plate on the table. A single serving can be used, in which case the order of the items on the plate are the following (clockwise from top): roasted bone Harosheth, romaine lettuce, vegetable, roasted eggs. Horseradish should be placed in the center. This is the traditional Ashkenazic layout, other Jewish traditions place objects in different ways: If you own a decorative Seder plate, following the labels provided or see Resources below for other layouts. Place another plate with three unbroken matzahs on the table within reach of the leader of the Seder.