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Pesach – aubergine parcels

These Aubergine Parcels are refreshingly simple to prepare and require no complex cooking skills!

Almond Macaroons

Pesach – almond macaroons

Easy to prepare and delicious, these Almond Macaroons always go down a treat at Pesach!

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Vegetarian Brisket

This amazing vegetarian version of brisket, a popular Jewish festival dish, uses seitan (a soft ‘meaty’ food made from wheat gluten) which soaks up the flavours and juices of the seasoning and gravy.

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Pesach: Vegan matzo ball soup with spring vegetables

Recipe Type: Starter Cuisine: Pesach Author: Nava Atlas This vegan matzo ball soup recipe is chock-full of vegetables, and the perfect prelude to the Passover Seder dinner. But more importantly, it’s vehicle for delicious Vegan Matzo Balls. Recipe adapted from Vegan Holiday Kitchen by Nava Atlas.Photo Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil or other neutral vegetable […]

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Pesach: Sweet Potato Dumplings in Tomato Brazil Nut Sauce

Recipe by Zel Allen, from Veg Paradise             Pesach: Sweet Potato Dumplings in Tomato Brazil Nut Sauce Recipe Type: Main Dish Cuisine: Festival Author: Zel Allen Serves: 28 Dumplings Dumplings are a delightful Passover treat. And made with sweet potatoes, they pack sweetness with every tantalizing bite. Add the savory […]


Creamy Pesto Quinoa

Passover: Creamy Pesto Quinoa Cuisine: P Author: Peta [People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals] Serves: 6 Ingredients 1/3 cup pine nuts, walnuts, or a combination of both, toasted 3 medium-sized cloves garlic 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves 3/4 tsp. salt, or to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive […]


Pesach: Date Haroset

Recipe by: Katy from yummly   Pesach: Date Haroset Recipe Type: Dessert Author: Katy Prep time: 45 mins Cook time: 1 hour Total time: 1 hour 45 mins Serves: 40 This haroset recipe is more of a confection, and very different from the apple based variety. It can be stored in the refrigerator for 1 […]


Purim: Gluten-Free Vegan Hamantaschen

Recipe By Rhea Parsons (Twitter: @saythevword) Gluten-Free Vegan Hamantaschen Recipe Type: Dessert Cuisine: Festival Author: Rhea Parsons Here is an amazing Gluten-Free Hamantaschen recipe. It includes blueberry and apricot preserves for filling, but you can use whatever fillings you love: prune, fig, raspberry, etc. If you want to make chocolate Hamantaschen, simply add some cocoa […]

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Purim: Pasta with Poppy Seeds & Pepitas

Recipe by Lisa Dawn Angerame.                         Vegan Purim Pasta with Cabbage, Poppy Seeds & Pepitas Recipe Type: Mian Dish Cuisine: Festival Author: Lisa Dawn Angerame Did you know that Queen Esther is thought to have been a vegan? Read more from the Los Angeles […]

Pesach: Choc Chip Cookies

Pesach: Choc Chip Cookies Author: Isa Chandra Moskowitz Serves: 24 cookies Adapted from Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 2/3 cup walnut or other neutral-tasting oil 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 Tbsp. potato starch 2 tsp. vanilla Scant cup matzo cake meal 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 […]

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