Streusel-topped blueberry muffins – for Pesach! Grain- & gluten-free.

These fruity muffins are moist, crumbly, & bursting with juicy blueberries! Perfect for Pesach (Passover), they're free from gluten, kitniot, & gebrokhts, they're delicious at any time.

Before I go any further, just take a look at these muffins.  Golden, luscious, inviting, and topped with crunchy, crumbly streusel topping.  And completely 100% kosher for Pesach! I can’t tell you how excited I am about these muffins. They are SO GOOD! Moist but crumbly, lightly spiced, and bursting with…

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Fruit and nut breakfast loaf – for Pesach! Grain- gluten- dairy- & sugar-free

Packed with dried fruits & nuts, this naturally gluten-free breakfast loaf is delicious with lashings of butter. Enjoy it on Pesach, or all year round!

There are three foods that we seem to eat an awful lot of at Pesach. They are 1) matza – obviously, 2) eggs, and 3) dried fruit – to attempt to alleviate some of the digestive effects of items 1 and 2! I don’t know about you, but a bowl…

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Hot Magen David buns!

magen david buns

Rich, fruity, spicy & delicious, each of these buns sports a magnificent Magen David on its golden, shiny top. Enjoy them warm, cold or toasted.  What to make when Purim & Easter (almost) coincide? Hot Magen David buns of course! I’ve often noted how British Jews have adopted and adapted…

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Sahlab – sweet, creamy hot drink AND ancient aphrodisiac!

Rich, creamy & delicious, topped with nuts and cinnamon, sahlab is a winter treat!

Rich, creamy & delicious, and topped with nuts and cinnamon, sahlab is a luxurious cold weather treat. Say ‘I love you’ with a cup of this glorious hot drink. I was 18 years old before I visited Israel in the winter for the first time. Despite having lots of cousins, aunts,…

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Jam doughnut pull-apart challah

Pull apart the soft, fluffy, cinnamon scented balls of sweet challah, & bite into a centre of deliciously fruity strawberry jam. A Chanukah Shabbat treat!

Do you ever use the recipe for one thing to make something else? Last year I made doughnuts for Chanukah and wondered whether the smooth, pliable dough would make good challah if it was baked instead of deep fried. This thought has been fermenting in the back of my mind all year,…

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Chanukah gelt hot chocolate (+ vegan option)

Chanukah gelt hot chocolate - rich, creamy and delicious, this indulgent hot chocolate is made with chocolate coins for a real Chanukah treat

I love Costco! But back in about September I got so excited to find a giant bag of Chanukah gelt with an OU hechsher, I had to buy it, and now I have a kilo of delicious Belgian chocolate coins to use. I should always have such problems!! In my grandparents’ day,…

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Menorah waffles! A super-easy, cute Chanukah breakfast

When I saw these Christmas Tree Waffles from Diana at Little Sunny Kitchen, I realised that I needed to up my Chanukah breakfast game considerably! My daughter Kipper loves a special breakfast, and she loves Chanukah, so I was guaranteed a warm reception if I could pull this off. However,…

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Spiralized sweet potato latkes… in the waffle-maker!

Sometimes, circumstances combine in unlikely ways to create something fabulous. I think it’s called serendipity. In this case, I had a giant sweet potato from my organic veg box, I was mulling the possibilities for interesting latkes ahead of Chanukah, and I had waffle-makers (and spiralisers) on the brain, having…

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Vegan banana mocha pick-me-up shake

banana mocha pick-me-up shake

This fruity, chocolatey, caffeinated vegan drink will give you a healthy boost whenever you need one! Try a reviving banana mocha shake for breakfast, or as a delicious pick-me-up any time. I bought this cute milk bottle for serving shakes and smoothies while I was on holiday in America, so when I made…

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