4. Carrots 
Coin sliced carrots represent prosperity and are a traditional Rosh Hashanah food. The Yiddish word for carrot is mehren which also means to increase. The carrots also represent a wish that our good deeds will increase as our blessings do.

5. Fish Head
In theSephardic tradition, a fish head is often served. The head symbolizes the head or beginning of the New Year. Those who eat it hope their New Year blessings will be as plentiful as the fish in the sea.