Vegan savoury muffins with caramelised onions & smoked tofu

child taking vegan savoury muffin from a plate.

Moist and delicious, these vegan savoury muffins are simple to make and perfect for lunchboxes, picnics, or as a light supper. Vegan baked goods can sometimes be a bit of a let-down in my experience. While it’s easy to substitute alternative fats and oils in the place of butter, finding…

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Goats cheese strudel with baklava inspired flavours

Goats cheese strudel.

A tangy-sweet goats cheese strudel, with crisp layers of buttery filo pastry, a luscious creamy filling, and cinnamon, walnuts & pistachios for a hint of Eastern flair. The power of punctuation! When my daughter Kipper discovered that the @ sign is called ‘strudel‘ in Hebrew, she was completely tickled. And…

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Duke of Cambridge matza cake!

Duke of Cambridge matza cake

A delicious no-bake chocolate matza cake inspired by Duke of Cambridge cake – a British teatime classic that’s fit for a Prince! Quick & easy, this vegan slice is perfect for Pesach. This year, I’m planning a laid-back, low-stress, non-intensive Pesach. The idea is to eat simple, fresh, delicious food made…

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How to make the best Hamantaschen in the world this Purim!

hamantaschen recipes

Whether you like your hamantaschen sweet or savoury, traditional or avant-garde, you’ll find a recipe here to suit. Rustle up a treat this Purim! It wouldn’t be Purim without a few delicious hamantaschen! These traditional three-cornered pastries are said to resemble the hat, or ears (depending on who you ask)…

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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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Sticky & spicy honey cake with a sweet honey drizzle

sticky & spicy honey cake

A rich, dark, and sticky honey cake spiced up with fiery ginger and zesty orange. A delicious way to celebrate a sweet New Year – or a treat any time! Growing up, my Mum never made honey cake for Rosh Hashanah. She would make an enormous slab of the darkest,…

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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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Shlissel Challah tutorial by Challah Mummy *Guest Post*

shlissel challah

In this first post-Pesach blog post I’m handing over to the fantastic Challah Mummy who is sharing her recipe and instructions to make a Shlissel Challah. Read on to find out about this fun tradition for the first Shabbat after Pesach! *************** It is customary for certain Jews, usually those…

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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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