Celebratory confetti fruit salad – a beautiful, healthy dessert

confetti fruit salad

Finely diced ripe fruits are combined with a spicy, zesty dressing to create a glorious fruit salad. It’s a dazzling fruity celebration in every mouthful! We eat fruit salad pretty much every day, so coming up with a way to make it different and exciting can be a challenge. But…

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Chelsea Bun Babka – a delicious British/Jewish hybrid

Chelsea Bun Babka

A gorgeous tea-time fusion of traditional British Chelsea buns and swirly spicy babka. Do you enjoy eating your traditions, however diverse and varied they are? Me too. I especially love to cook things that fuse the different parts of my background, combining my Jewish heritage with my British heritage. For instance,…

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Easy banana scones transform spotty old bananas into a delicious family treat

An ingenious way to use spotty bananas, these gorgeous banana scones have golden crusts, a flaky, tender interior, and a delicious not-too-sweet flavour. Healthy enough for breakfast or a good-for-you snack at any time of day! Serve with butter or spreads for a fruity treat.

With their golden crusts, flaky, tender interior, and delicious not-too-sweet flavour, these banana scones are a treat any time of day. Ah, the old brown banana conundrum! No matter how carefully you plan, a few spotty bananas will always end up unloved and uneaten in the fruit bowl. Fortunately, they…

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Stem ginger & coconut vegan ice-cream – parve

stem ginger ice-cream

Creamy, dreamy stem-ginger ice-cream makes a decadent dessert – and it’s completely vegan! This four-ingredient, grown-up treat is wonderful served in chocolate dipped cones. A few years ago, DH bought me an ice-cream maker for my birthday – woohoo! We enjoyed some amazing home-made treats like this fresh peach ice-cream and…

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Flourless chocolate chip cookies – gluten-free & delicious

chocolate chip cookies

Crispy-edged, chewy-centred, chocolate chip cookies made with creamy almond butter – naturally gluten-free and perfect for Passover! Do you ever find yourself with loads of something that needs eating soon? That was what happened to me – I had a ton of almond butter that had to be used up, and I…

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Salted choc chip tahini cookies from Feasting by Amanda Ruben + book review

choc chip tahini cookies

Studded with dark chocolate chunks, these delicious tahini cookies are sweet, soft and definitely moreish! Find the recipe in Feasting, by Amanda Ruben. I must admit that I’d never heard of Amanda Ruben before her gorgeous recipe book, Feasting, appeared, unexpectedly, on my doorstep. But since she lives over 10,000 miles…

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Cinnamon babka from Modern Jewish Baker by Shannon Sarna – book review

Cinnamon babka - recipe from Modern Jewish Baker by Shannon Sarna

Sweet, delicious, gooey cinnamon babka recipe, taken from Shannon Sarna’s book Modern Jewish Baker.  I was really to get my hands on a copy of this book! I’ve been following Shannon Sarna’s amazing looking breads, cakes and other delicious recipes online for a while. How fabulous to have them all…

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“Head of a fish” shortbread cookies for Rosh Hashanah!

head of a fish shortbread cookie

One of the more ‘out there’ symbolic foods for Rosh Hashanah has to be the head of a fish. Placed on the festive table (although rarely eaten!) it symbolises our desire to be “the head and not the tail” – leaders rather than followers, or maybe thoughtful and considered rather…

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