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Cauliflower “rice” salad for Pesach

This recipe is from Denise Phillips. This is a tasty vegan salad suitable as a side dish, lunch or part of a buffet. I love the crunchy, colourful and flavoursome mix that this recipe offers. Cauliflower rice is a great substitute for all grains which at this time are off the menu!

Nutty red cabbage steaks 2a

Nutty red cabbage steaks for Pesach

This recipe is from Denise Phillips. Jewish people love red cabbage, and this is a trendy different way to cook it which is suitable for Pesach and for vegans.  Serve as a side dish, with salad or include in the lunch box. Delicious hot, cold or warm.

Celeriac steaks with mushroom sauce 2a

Celeriac steaks with mushroom sauce for Pesach

This recipe is from Denise Phillips.

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Fruit and nut breakfast pots for Pesach

This recipe is from Denise Phillips. It is adapted slightly to make it vegan. Breakfast at Pesach can be quite uninspiring, these little fruit and nut pots are a colourful combination of rhubarb and strawberry compote, topped with vegan yoghurt and roasted nuts.  Easy to transport so they can be a tasty treat on the […]


Persian carrot jam for Purim

This recipe is adapted from Feeding Women of the Bible, Feeding Ourselves by Kenden Alfond and published by The Jewish Chronicle. Decadent Persian feasting is a recurring setting in Esther’s story as she uses her feasts to communicate with her husband and triumph over the evil Haman. To this end, I chose to make a rich and […]

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Pistachio apple cake for Pesach

Moist, flavourful, and satisfying without being heavy, this apple cake will make the perfect dessert during Pesach.   Please note that this recipe contains kitniyot. This recipe is from

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Mushroom and walnut gardener’s pie with butternut squash topping for Pesach

A hearty main course for your Passover meal!   This dish contains kitniyot. Recipe from, with a few tweaks to make it Kosher for Passover.


Savoury vegan goat cheese and tomato hamantaschen – Purim

Meet the unsung hero of the Hamantaschen cookie! The savoury Hamantaschen! Hamantaschen are made to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim, which celebrates the bravery of Esther against the evil, Haman. Although the cookies are typically sweet and filled with things like poppy seeds, jam, or chocolate, I decided this year to try a savory […]


Mayim Bialik’s sufganiyot (jam doughnuts)

A lovely, easy and fun to make treat for Chanukah! These doughnuts are best when served immediately, but they can be stored in airtight containers overnight.

Berry and Almond Tart 1b

Berry Almond Tart (Pesach)

This is really easy and can be made in stages ~ so just perfect for entertaining.  You can even freeze the base and bring it out when required. Recipe by Denise Phillips, Professional Chef & Cookery Writer

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