Crunchy red cabbage slaw with a zingy juniper dressing

red cabbage salad

Crunchy red cabbage and delicious wintry spices combine in this gorgeously vibrant raw vegan salad that will brighten any plate. January may not seem like the most natural time of year for salads. When the days are short and the weather is cold, I think most people, myself included, prefer…

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Epic vegetarian Rosh Hashanah recipes list! 80+ fab food ideas using traditional ingredients

Rosh Hashanah recipes

A definitive resource for vegetarian & vegan Rosh Hashanah recipes. Over 80 hand chosen sweet & savoury dishes, all featuring traditional ingredients. Shana Tova! Rosh Hashanah is almost here, so to help you plan, I’ve put together a list of delicious vegetarian and vegan Rosh Hashanah recipes using traditional festive…

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Butternut squash and mushroom cobbler

Butternut Squash & Mushroom Cobbler

Chunky vegetables in a rich, fragrant tomato sauce, are topped with fluffy cheese & herb scones to create a delicious savoury cobbler. This weather is starting to get me down. Every time I think it’s getting warmer and Spring is springing, the temperatures plummet again and the torrential rain starts up,…

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Leek & potato kugel – A delightful twist on tradition

leek and potato kugel

With crispy golden edges and a meltingly soft, delicious interior, this gorgeous leek and potato kugel is a glorious twist on tradition. My new year’s resolution should be being more decisive. Or not. Hmmm…. Do you suffer from indecision? I do. Only recently I received two lovely looking leeks in…

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Warm Spring vegetable pasta with lemon-herb dressing

Warm Spring vegetable pasta with lemon-herb dressing

It’s my turn to host Pasta Please, excitingly, and in a fit of optimism I picked the theme of Springtime for this month’s event. On the day I decided, the sun was shining, the temperature was definitely climbing, birds were singing, flowers were blooming… Well, that lasted all of five…

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Bulgar stuffed courgettes with pine nuts (vegan)

bulgar stuffed courgettes with pine nuts (vegan)

A long, long time ago, when I lived in Israel and had a vegan flatmate, I used to make variations on this stuffed courgette (zucchini) recipe quite regularly. It always went down well as part of a large-scale Shabbat meal for a crowd. And, as these things occasionally do, this…

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Crunchy autumn slaw with ginger-honey-yogurt dressing – Rosh Hashanah salad

Autumn vegetable slaw

There are many symbolic foods which are traditionally eaten on Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year. The most well known are apples and honey, which are consumed for a ‘sweet new year’. Another commonly eaten food is carrots, which are often made into tsimmes – a sweet, slow-cooked carrot…

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Creamy leek, spinach & smoked mackerel savoury crumble

spinach, leek & smoked mackerel savoury crumble

I haven’t made a savoury crumble for at least 15 years, probably longer. But for some reason, it was exactly what I fancied. Perhaps it’s the nip in the air that signals autumn is on its way? Perhaps the shorter evenings? Whatever it was, a creamy, smoky filling topped with…

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