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Chanukah and Vegetarianism

By Richard Schwartz, from Many connections can be made between vegetarianism and the Jewish festival of Chanukah: 1. According to the Book of Maccabees, some Maccabees lived on plant foods to “avoid being polluted like the rest” when they hid in the mountains to avoid capture. 2. The foods associated with Channukah, latkes (potato pancakes) […]

Crudité garden by Celia Clyne Catering

The vegetarian option is no longer the short straw when it comes to simchah catering – The Jewish Chronicle

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Animal sentience, a Jewish perspective from Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg

On 5 November the British Parliament voted by 313 votes to 295 not to transfer European protocol on animal sentience into UK law. It is argued that this was merely a procedural matter; the government considered the issue sufficiently covered under pre-existing British legislation. It is certainly fair to say that this was not a […]


Fighting for animal sentience to be recognised


The UK’s first ever vegan ‘Mylk Man’ service comes to London

Butternut Squash CROPPED

Carluccio’s launches veggie pop-up




Caramelised onion quiche


Sweet white miso apple crumble


Kung pao tofu

This is the classic spicy dish from Sichuan in China, Kung Pao Chicken, but a vegan version using tofu instead of chicken. There are many variations to this dish and you can play about with the vegetables and heat it to suit your mood and personal taste. We like it really spicy so go heavy […]

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