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Recipes for Passover (Part 1): Monday Morning Cooking Club

Got a copy of ‘Monday Morning Cooking Club – the food, the stories, the sisterhood’? Let’s help with Passover!     Savoury recipes for Pesach: Carole’s Roast Beef (page 229) Gaz’s Baby Peri Peri Chickens (page 130) Marny’s Roasted Baby Potato Salad with capers (page 217) (substitute regular for white balsamic if you can’t find it) Railea’s Slow Roasted Fragrant Spring […]

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Aunty Myrna’s Tzimmes

Soft, Sweet, Glazed Carrots for the Jewish New Year Tzimmes is a traditional recipe for Jewish New Year – slow cooked, very sweet glazed carrots. The dish represents the wish for a sweet (honey) and prosperous (the carrot ‘coins’) new year. It is served as a side dish and sometimes is cooked with dumplings and prunes in it. This […]

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The Festival of Shavuot = Cheesecake Time

The Festival of Shavuot. Cheesecake. Cheese Blintzes. Lokshen Kugel. Yes Please! This week celebrates the Jewish festival of Shavuot. We know it well as a time to eat dairy products. It is a time where many Jewish people all over the world fress (eat with abandon!) cheesecake and cheese blintzes. Any opportunity! There are a number […]