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 that’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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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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Vegan malabi – Israeli rosewater pudding with pomegranate – VIDEO

Vegan Malabi

At the end of last year we took a foodie tour of the Levinsky market in Tel Aviv, and one of the highlights for me was the vegan malabi. Malabi is traditionally a dairy dessert, but this one was made with coconut milk and was creamy, sweet and delicious. I promised…

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Win! Gorgeous Rosh Hashanah gift basket from Manna Gifts worth £63!

rosh hashanah gift box from Ripe Gifts

Give it away or treat yourself?! The choice is yours if you win a gorgeous Rosh Hashanah gift basket from Manna Gifts! Read on to find out more and enter the giveaway. A while ago I discovered Manna Gifts, a specialist gift basket company that caters for all kinds of special diets, including kosher, vegan,…

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Vegan apple & pomegranate jelly

Vegan apple & pomegranate jelly

We have vegan friends joining us for dinner on Rosh Hashanah, so I was trying to come up with something vaguely interesting for dessert instead of the inevitable fruit salad and “sorry this has got eggs/cream in it.”  I was musing on the possibilities afforded by pomegranates and apples, both…

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Beetroot salad with pomegranate

beetroot salad with orange, red onion & pomegranate seeds

The pomegranate is a highly symbolic and significant fruit in Jewish tradition. Legend has it that every pomegranate contains exactly 613 seeds – the same as the number of mitzvot (commandments) in the Torah. The calyx at the end of a pomegranate resembles a 6-pointed star of David. The robe of…

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