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Raw Chocolate ‘Cheesecake’ (for Passover / Shavuot)

This dessert is so creamy and rich that nobody ever guesses it is raw and vegan! It makes for the perfect indulgent centrepiece on Shavuot / Seder night or anytime during Pesach / the rest of the year. Recipe by Lara Balsam  

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Chopped ‘Living’

Mushrooms and walnuts make this “chopped living” spread rich and satisfying. It makes a lovely appetiser when served on bread or crackers or with celery sticks. Garnish with fresh parsley. Recipe by Kenden Alfond. Kenden is the founder of Jewish Food Hero, the website that nourishes your mind, body, and spirit. Visit jewishfoodhero.com to get a […]

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New York-style baked coconut & vanilla “cheesecake”

Here’s another dessert I was thrilled about when I managed to veganize it – baked cheesecake was my favourite dessert before going vegan. I use shop-bought, coconut-based vegan “cream cheese” in the mix and caramel Lotus Biscoff biscuits for the base. Recipe excerpted with kind permission from the newly released Vegan 100 by Gaz Oakley (Quadrille, £20) Photography […]

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Tu B’Shvat: Tomato & pomegranate Salad

Don’t miss the other Tu b’shvat recipes on our website, each using of the seven species. Find out more about the festival of Tu b’shvat, the near year for the trees by clicking here. A refreshing and delicious way to incorporate pomegranate, one of the seven species in  your tu b’shvat meal / seder. Recipe by […]

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Tu B’shvat: Roasted grapes with thyme

Don’t miss the other Tu b’shvat recipes on our website, each using of the seven species. Find out more about the festival of Tu b’shvat, the near year for the trees by clicking here. I went back and forth for a few days trying to decide whether or not to share this recipe today. I mean, […]

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Tu B’shvat: Bulgur salad with cucumbers, red peppers, chickpeas, lemon & dill

Don’t miss the other Tu b’shvat recipes on our website, each using of the seven species. Find out more about the festival of Tu b’shvat, the near year for the trees by clicking here. Made with bulgur, fresh herbs, chopped vegetables and buttery chickpeas, this Middle Eastern-style salad is like a bulked-up tabbouleh. I like to […]

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Tu B’shvat: Balsamic roasted figs & shallots with herbed socca

Don’t miss the other Tu B’shvat recipes on our website, each using of the seven species. Find out more about the festival of Tu b’shvat, the near year for the trees here. A very special dish, which make figs the star of the show – and don’t miss the other recipes on our website, each using […]

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Tu B’shvat: Raw date square

Don’t miss the other Tu b’shvat recipes on our website, each using of the seven species. Find out more about the festival of Tu b’shvat, the near year for the trees by clicking here. This is the perfect treat for tu b’shvat – and don’t miss the other recipes on our website, each using of the […]

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Tu B’shvat: Pasta with green olive pesto

Don’t miss the other Tu b’shvat recipes on our website, each using of the seven species. Find out more about the festival of Tu b’shvat, the near year for the trees by clicking here. Recipe by Kay Chun from realsimple.com

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Tu B’shvat: Mushroom barley soup

Don’t miss the other Tu B’shvat recipes on our website, each using of the seven species. Find out more about the festival of Tu b’shvat, the near year for the trees here. The secret to the thickness of this soup is the lima beans (aka butter beans). They are peeled and therefore disintegrate into the […]

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