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I'm hosting an event on Tu B'av and I need to decide on the menu. Are there any foods that are particularly appropriate for the holiday?

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bananas are good for a malper – C. Ben Yosef Aug 6 '14 at 14:10
wedding cake??? – DanF Aug 6 '14 at 14:53
Who said there is any reason to eat anything in particular on tu b'av? what do you eat on rosh chodesh, isru chag, Lag Ba' omer? – heffe Aug 11 '14 at 3:03
@heffe On Isru Chag my minhag is to eat leftovers. – Double AA Aug 11 '14 at 3:07

I can find no foods that are particularly appropriate for the holiday. In all the descriptions of the day, see for example here there is no mention of special foods (remarkably for a Jewish festival).

Tu B'Av certainly has links to marriage and matchmaking which explains the reference to wedding cake above.

The nights begin to get longer from Tu B'Av which leads to an increase in Torah learning at night which is a special time for learning. This contributes to the happiness for which Tu B'Av is known. So maybe the idea would be to eat foods made from flour based on the mishnah in Avos 3(17) אם אין קמח, אין תורה.

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