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In honour of Tu BiShvat, we are sharing this delicious recipe of Barley Mushroom Soup which incorporates two of the shivas haminim, barley and olives. Enjoy this warming and tasty soup together with your family and loved ones during the cold winter evenings.



¼ C Olive Oil

1 Large Onion

1 Bay Leaf

1 Garlic Cube

2 T Flour

1 Pound Fresh Mushrooms – Sliced

8 C Water

2 Carrots – Diced

1 Stalk Celery – Diced

3/4 C Barley

Salt And Pepper


Sauté onion with garlic and bay leaf until tender. Add mushrooms and sauté until onions are translucent. Push vegetables to the side, add the flour and stir until smooth. Gradually add the water, vegetables, and barley and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1.5 hours. Season with salt and pepper. Remove bay leaf before serving.


We are delighted to present the new online home of Bikur Cholim of Toronto. Our new website was designed to allow easy access to information about our services, as well as provide a convenient way to apply to become a Bikur Cholim volunteer and to donate to our cause. Please take a few moments to look around. We hope you enjoy!

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