The best Pesach dinner ideas – family approved!

family approved pesach dinner recipes

By the time you’ve got your seder out of the way, there’s less than a week left, but somehow coming up with chametz-free dinner ideas even for a few days seems like a challenge. Never fear! Below are some of my family’s favourite Pesach meals – some of them are so …

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Cheese and herb scones…for Pesach!

Cheese & Herb Scones for Pesach

How many days before you’re fed up with matzah? Three? Four? Maybe you can even make it for five before a sort of desperate craving for some other carb really kicks in. Well, when you reach that point, reach for this recipe, because these Pesach scones are the perfect antidote! …

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New & Kosher – the autumn edit! Plus Cirio tomato giveaway!

new & kosher 2016

It’s been a while since I brought you news of new kosher foods, and we’ve had some interesting things to try out here at FFF towers, including yummy chocolate, new breakfast treats, and a whole range of vegan ‘cheese’.  We also received a huge box of goodies from Cirio, who make tinned …

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Cheese and olive savoury picnic muffins

Easy and delicious! Packed with tasty olives and tangy cheese, these fabulous savoury muffins are perfect for picnics and lunch boxes, or as a snack any time.

Oh, the joys of the English summer’s unpredictable weather! We recently spent a lovely evening at the Botanic Gardens listening to live music and picnicking in the company of several hundred like-minded folks. Our decision to go had been a bit last minute though, and the picnic reflected our haste …

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Asparagus carbonara with sun dried tomatoes

Rich & tasty, this quick & easy pasta dinner is a delicious way to use fresh, seasonal asparagus. Savoury sun dried tomatoes make this a vegetarian treat.

A quick & easy pasta dinner that’s a delicious way to enjoy fresh, seasonal asparagus. The deeply savoury sun dried tomatoes make it extra-tasty. When life gives you asparagus… Kipper and I had been enjoying choosing new plants at the garden centre. On the way out, we spotted bunches of …

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Individual berry cheesecakes – a Shavuot treat!

triple berry cheesecakes

Fruity berry cheesecake topped by a plain cheesecake layer & decorated with berry syrup swirls. These cute & easy individual cheesecakes are just divine! Shavuot in the sunshine Last year, Cambridge enjoyed its first Shavuot garden party, held in the gorgeous surroundings of Kings College Fellows Garden. The sun shone, Pimms was …

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Vegetarian moussaka – a delicious gluten-free dinner!

vegetarian, gluten-free moussaka

I had included this vegetarian moussaka on my Pesach meal planner as a ‘maybe’ and DH begged me to upgrade it to ‘definite’. It really is a favourite here, containing as it does all the things we love – flavoursome grilled aubergines (eggplant), rich tomato sauce, filling potato slices, and …

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Cheese and vegetable pasty hamantaschen!

A delicious vegetarian pasty transformed into a savoury Purim delicacy! Filled with veggies & cheese, these tasty treats are a lovely light meal or snack.

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had hamantaschen on the brain for a while now. These triangular filled pastries, traditionally eaten on Purim, are just so versatile! It seems not a day goes by without another brilliant idea for a filling, or a new kind of crust, or whatever. It’s …

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Quick courgette and cherry tomato pasta with feta

Quick & easy, this delicious vegetarian pasta dinner is ready in 15 minutes. Bursting with tender , buttery courgettes & cherry tomatoes, & topped with tasty feta, its a fab family meal!

There seem to be days when time runs away from me, and suddenly it’s almost 6 o’clock and I have literally nothing – not even an idea – to show, dinner-wise. It’s days like these when I thank heaven for pasta, and knock up a quick vegetable sauce to go with …

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