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Chocolate & Cherry Challah Pudding

SO, what do you do with leftover challah? We’ve always got leftover challah (or bread, brioche or croissants) and the best use (apart from everyone’s fave French toast) is of course bread and butter pudding. We were inspired by the Morello cherries from all the Hungarian cakes we were testing and excited by the chocolate in […]

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Sweet Potato Pie

This sweet potato pie recipe comes to us from Sharon Goldman of Colorado, USA. We found Sharon through her (very proud) son who heard about our search for the best cooks in the world. It is a wonderful pie – very American and quite unusual for us Aussies. We think it is something that should be […]

Carrot Tzimmes

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 […]

Cabbage Rolls

Aunty Myrna’s Cabbage Rolls

Monday Morning Cooking Club: Recipes from the old world My food inspiration stems from my Bubba (grandmother) Shendel but it is one of her daughters who inspires me the most. Aunty Myrna, my father’s older sister who passed away in 2004, was a horserace-loving, cigarette smoking, platinum blonde with a heart bigger than any. Polish-born, […]

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Sticky Pears Anyone ?

Monday Morning Cooking Club Revisits an Old Favourite – Slow Roasted Pears This is a fabulous do-ahead and dairy-free dessert: Slow-roasted pears. And I promise you they are the best cooked pears you will ever eat! The recipe comes from my friend Judy who got it from a well known Australian chef Marieke Brugman. Marieke […]

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Turkish Sesame Sweet

A Recipe with 3 Ingredients?  Easy! We are so excited to have just released our new book ‘The Feast Goes On’ in Australia and we are enjoying the feedback of what everyone is cooking from the book. We love it!! It will be released in the U.S.A and the U.K in a few months’ time. This […]

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Sesame, Eggplant and Noodle Salad

A Celebration of Asian Food with a Retro Kikkoman Noodle Dish I’m the first to admit I am not much of an Asian food cook, but I LOVE to eat it. Occasionally I stumble across a recipe that works for me. I’m not sure if I should say ’embarrassingly’ or rather just ‘ironically’, but this […]

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Jam Doughnuts

I just love sugary jam doughnuts. It has been a long love affair, and still continues to this day. What a joy it is to now be able to make them for my own family at home, usually only once a year on Chanukah. And are mine as good as the ones from that old […]