Zimmes (also Tzimmes or Tsimmes, Hebrew צימעס ) is a dish from the Jewish kitchen. Add diced or sliced carrots are cooked on a low heat or in the oven and tasted sweet and spicy with honey and spices such as nutmeg or cinnamon. Widespread is the addition of dried fruits such as prunes or raisins. There are a number of other variations, including with other vegetables, sweet potatoes or pieces of meat. The finished Zimmes can be a full-fledged main dish in the form of a stew or souffle, but also a pure supplement to a kind of relish.
The court is known and particularly common among Ashkenazi Jews and is mainly Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah served to dominate the traditional sweet food. Language Historically, the word is probably related to the term snack. In colloquial English, there is the influence of the Yiddish phrase to make a big tzimmes over something (in a sense: a big fuss about something hold ); probably a humorous allusion to the fact that the considerable effort and time needed for the preparation of the court, resulting in a comparatively unspectacular result.