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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Creamy courgette & potato soup – vegan, parve

courgette and potato soup

Are you feeling the colder weather? I am. Brrrr. It’s definitely SOUP SEASON. Nothing warms you up from the inside like a lovely hot bowl of soup, except maybe a lovely hot MUG of soup. And there’s something about soup that’s wonderfully cosy and comforting too. I first made this delicious courgette…

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How to jazz up your jackets! No more boring baked potatoes…

Baked potato inspiration

Kipper has a dance class one afternoon a week, which means that we don’t get home till 6 o’clock, so dinner has to be ready and waiting for us when we come in. For months I’ve worked hard to create bakes and casseroles and risottos and things that could cook in…

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Vegetarian moussaka – a delicious gluten-free dinner!

vegetarian, gluten-free moussaka

Layers of grilled aubergine (eggplant), rich tomato sauce & sliced potato, plus a yummy cheesy topping, make veggie moussaka a filling & delicious dinner. Do you have recipes so good that your family begs you to make them?! I had included this vegetarian moussaka on my Pesach meal planner as a…

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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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Garlic & rosemary scalloped potato roast

garlic & rosemary scalloped potato roast

This scalloped potato roast is simple to make, and a great prepare-ahead side dish. Rosemary & garlic make it fragrant and delicious. Tuck in! The nights are starting to draw in, and thoughts are turning to delicious dishes of comforting potato, creamy soft within, crispy on top, and flavoured with…

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Greek potatoes with lemon & garlic

Sometime in the late nineties or possibly early naughties I visited a friend in New York for a few days. I’m sure we went to plenty of restaurants, but the only one I remember was his local Greek place that we had dinner in one evening.  My memory of that…

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