Eccles cake hamantaschen – a British/Jewish Purim treat

eccles cake hamantaschen.

A sweet, buttery, curranty filling encased in crisp, golden flaky pastry – classic British bake meets tasty Purim treat! It’s the Eccles cake hamantaschen!   Purim inspiration? Every year as Spring rolls around my thoughts turn to hamantaschen – those delicious three-cornered pastries traditionally enjoyed on the Jewish festival of…

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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. It’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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Crunchy red cabbage slaw with a zingy juniper dressing

Red cabbage slaw with juniper dressing, from above.

A crunchy red cabbage slaw with deliciously zingy spices. This gorgeous, vibrant, raw vegan salad will brighten any plate. January may not seem like the most natural time of year for salads. When the days are short and the weather is cold, I think most people, myself included, prefer hearty,…

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Easy banana scones transform spotty old bananas into a delicious family treat

Banana scones.

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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Stem ginger & coconut vegan ice-cream – parve

stem ginger ice-cream

Creamy, dreamy stem-ginger ice-cream makes a decadent dessert – and it’s completely vegan! This four-ingredient, grown-up treat is wonderful served in chocolate dipped cones. A few years ago, DH bought me an ice-cream maker for my birthday – woohoo! We enjoyed some amazing home-made treats like this fresh peach ice-cream and…

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