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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, […]

Pitta in the oven

Pitta and man’oushe recipe

We used this recipe for pitta at our Friday night dinner in January 2023 – with a marbled mix of regular dough and dough made with beetroot. Kevin Sefton has written this up based on a recipe included in Emmanuel Hadjiandreou’s “How to Make Bread”. It can also be used to make man’oushe which has […]

Yummy inside of a challa

Kevin’s challah rolls

Our trustee Kevin Sefton made 50 delicious challah rolls for our Friday night dinner in December 2022. Kevin has kindly written up his recipe due to popular demand. The recipe he used was based on this one for Turkish simit – a street bread which looks like a twisted bagel. He says the recipe “produces […]


Pan de siete cielos for Shavuot

The Jews of Salonika used to bake el pan de siete cielos – the bread of the seven heavens – as part of their Shavuot celebrations. El pan de siete cielos is a rich fatty bread, flavoured with anise extract or arak. It is sculpted into shapes connected to Shavuot. Traditional shapes included some or all […]


5 ingredient Biscoff cheesecake for Shavuot

A deliciously simple cheesecake made using Stork and Biscoff biscuits.  

Tofu Cheesecake

Lemon Tofu Cheesecake

On Shavuot we celebrate the giving of the Torah. Shavuot is also known as Chag HaKatzir (the Harvest Festival), since it marks the start of the wheat harvest and the end of the barley harvest. It may remind us that many more people can be sustained on vegetarian diets than on animal-based diets. The Torah […]

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Pesach recipe: Vegan banana choc chip loaf

A yummy recipe from Ines Romanelli in the Jewish Chronicle. Click here for the recipe.


Veg joy pancakes – with gluten free option

Seasoning brand Yondu, has created a healthy pancake stuffed full of vegetables which will delight your taste buds and leave you feeling great. Even better, this recipe is vegan and can easily be made gluten-free with a quick substitute. These pancakes can be made in half an hour and are ideal not just for Shrove […]


Pancakes with cinammon and nutmeg

Shrove Tuesday is creeping up on us once again and with the 1st of March just around the corner, what better way to kickstart the month than with a delicious stack of pancakes. You’ll flip over this vegan take on the American-style pancake stack by Flora Plant B+tter. These Vegan Pancakes are fluffy and have a touch of cinnamon […]


Tasty tahini choc chip cookies

This is a very special exclusive recipe from new cookbook Eat Green by chef, fairtrade and sustainability champion Melissa Hemsley, which is out now. Store these cakey cookies in an airtight container for 5 days. You could warm them briefly in the oven to give them a little crispening boost. The dough freezes well so double […]

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