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Quick and easy vegan hamantaschen

This hamantaschen recipe shouldn’t take you more than 1 and 1/2 hours to make.  Many recipes online are overly complicated with lots of ingredients.  We’ve tested this recipe courtesy of Vegan Atlas.  The biscuit base works with any filling you’d like.  Try peanut butter, different jams or even chocolate spread!  Just make sure your filling […]

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Vegan & Environmental news – 4/10/23

Happy Sukkut to you all! News: Our friends at Sadeh, the Jewish farm based at the historic Skeet House in Kent are fundraising.  Please support them if you can to help them continue the amazing work they do. Environmental campaigner who shaped the Jewish community response to climate change dies at 91 – Read at […]

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Vegan & the environment news of the week – 27th Sept 2023

We hope you had a meaningful Yom Kippur! News: Houmous is the best thing on Planet Earth,” says vegan influencer set for biggest gig yet – read on the Jewish News In local news for North West London Jews, Vegan Failings Reveiled in Barnet – read on Harrow Online Why some supermarket foods aren’t actually […]

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Vegan News of the Week – 15th Sept 2023

Shannah Tova to you all! News:   Cats May Be Healthier On Plant-Based Diet, Study Suggests – Read at Plant Based News Vegan demands council stop serving meat on its menus Read more at the Bournemouth Echo A new peer-reviewed study out of Oxford University in the U.K. says that people who eat a vegan […]

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Vegan news of the week – 5th Sept

News: Biotech brand creates vegan casein that ‘fully replicates’ the flavour and texture of dairy protein. Read at Vegan food & living Experts suggest the real-life Dracula was vegan. – Read at The Week Academics are calling for all UK universities to go vegan to help fight climate change.  Read more at the Guardian British […]

Dan's Kugel

Simple Vegan Kugel

Sometimes the Jewish staples can be tricky to make vegan.  Our Chair, Dan adapted a very traditional Ashkenazi Kugel for a JVS Friday night dinner, and it came out well.

Dan's Challah

Dan’s challah recipe

This is the recipe for the Challah our chairman Dan has been making for recent Friday night meals at JVS. For this recipe, we will be using Aquafaba, you can buy it in supermarkets in the UK under the Oggs brand (now approved by KLBD), or you can make your own.  To make it yourself, […]


Quick guide to veganising your Seder plate

Remember, the Seder plate is symbolic and is there to help us remember parts of the Pesach (Passover) story.  We can, therefore, happily replace items on the Seder plate without contravening Jewish law. Here’s how to Veganise your Seder plate: Maror (Bitter Herb): Use horseradish, which is already vegan, and symbolizes the bitterness of slavery. […]

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Monsoon mess

Alice Feavers recipe, made for FND at JVS, 10th March 2023 Equipment; electric whisk 

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Smoked tomato & cauliflower curry with tamarind

Alice Feavers recipe, made for FND at JVS, 10th March 2023

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