Doesn’t this look yummy?
Interestingly, food historian Gil Marks says that that the custom of eating black eyed peas for Rosh Hashana is based on a mistake. As the Arabic word Loubiya which means black eyed peas sounds like the Aramaic word Rubiya which is actually fenugreek some confusion ensued. Out this, says Marks came the custom of eating Loubiya and calling it Rubiya. Of course Minhag Yisrael KaDin. Established customs becomes part of Jewish ritual law and so this misnamed dish has earned it’s place of honor in our Rosh Hashana meal .