Challah 2.0

Makes 6 large challahs 1.660g (3.66 lbs) strong white flour 180g (3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons) granulated sugar  35g (1/4 cup) active dry yeast  30g (3 tablespoons) salt  90ml (6 tablespoons) oil  2 large eggs, lightly beaten 750 – 1000ml (3-4 1/2 cups) water   Egg wash: 1 egg lightly beaten  1 tablespoon water In […]

Brisket With Pomegranate

This a holiday dish that is so versatile, if you find that your oven space is at a premium, this brisket does just as well cooked in a large crockpot as it would in the oven, freeing up valuable space when you need it most! This succulent brisket recipe shines with the sweet and tart […]

Beetroot latkes with goats cheese

800 g beetroot, peeled and grated (about 6 medium) 45 g all plain flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 3 large eggs, beaten to blend Canola oil (for frying) 1 log Goat’s cheese Place beets in large bowl; press […]

Scalloped potatoes with capers

This is one of those recipes where, every Pesach, I ask myself why I don’t make it all year round! It is absolutely delicious and can easily be made ahead of time. Buy a mandolin if you don’t have one, it makes easy work of slicing the potatoes and you won’t regret the addition to […]


6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces (3 cups) 2 teaspoons ground cumin Salt and pepper 4 (6- to 8-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 ½ tablespoons tahini 6 ounces (6 cups) baby kale 6 ounces seedless red grapes, halved (1 […]

Chicken in the Pot with Carrots, Mushrooms, and Thyme

1 whole chicken, 3 to 4 pounds, cut into 8 pieces ½ tsp table salt ¼ tsp ground black pepper 1 tbs olive oil 1 tbs vegetable oil 2 medium leeks, trim the dark green leaves and root end, keeping the base intact. Quarter each leek lengthwise and rinse thoroughly. 4 medium carrots, halved crosswise, […]

Oven Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

This is a family favourite, my guys at home love this simply seasoned with salt, pepper and parsley, but feel free to add seasonings and herbs that suit your mood and taste. To make sure this recipe is ready within the hour, you can buy pre-cut vegetables, that have been vacuum sealed, and herbs that […]

Carrot and Ginger Latkes

This latke alternative has a fresh zingy flavour that is a departure from the more traditional potato latke, but the spirit of Chanukah is not lost, as these carrot fritters are shallow fried. Serve with celery and coriander salsa to give the humble carrot a real flavour and texture boost. 800g coarsely grated peeled carrots […]

Chicken with Tomatoes and Mushrooms

2 bone-in, skin-on chicken breast halves 4 bone-in, skin on chicken legs Salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 400 g white button mushrooms, cleaned and cut in half if large 1 large shallot, finely chopped 3 tablespoons brandy 120 ml dry white wine 480 ml chicken stock 1 can (400 g) chopped […]