Filed under Healthy eating

Rabbi Rosner’s Vegetable Cholent

Rabbi Rosner’s Vegetable Cholent

Recently Rabbi Rosner taught us how to make (meatless) Cholent. We filled a couple of slow cookers on a Friday and served up the warm and aromatic stew after the Saturday service. Possibly for the first time in 66 years (that’s how old the Synagogue is) the community was able to get a taste of … Continue reading

Sugar-free Lemon Kiddush Cake

Sugar-free Lemon Kiddush Cake

Lynne’s Kiddush Lemon Drizzle Cake – adapted for a diabetic diet by Alexandra Dembitz Great excitement: I had the Wimshul Cookbook in my hands.  But I had a problem: my husband, John, is diabetic and all these glorious cake recipes were not shouting ‘bake me’ as I read them. However I decided not to deprive him and … Continue reading

Wisdom of the Indian Kitchen – Workshop

Wisdom of the Indian Kitchen – Workshop

Wimshul Cooks Workshop Wisdom of the Indian Kitchen with Ushma Williams  Sunday 5th July 2015, 8pm at Wimbledon Synagogue   Ushma will lead a fascinating evening exploring the principles of Ayurveda, and its relevance to Indian cooking followed by a cookery demonstration of some delicious vegetarian dishes. We will finish the evening with a Q&A … Continue reading

Janet’s Jewel Salad

Janet’s Jewel Salad

by Janet Benjamin This is my favourite feature salad at a dinner party. I created the recipe by borrowing from other salads I have tasted and it is influenced by all the delicious food always offered by Jewish South Africans. No matter who you visit there will be flavoursome and interesting salads and dishes on … Continue reading

Time to reinvent the latke?

Time to reinvent the latke?

By Alison Kelin Chanukah has always been a big deal in our house.  When the girls were little they loved to decorate the house with paper dreidels and Chanukah gelt and a huge paper chain Chanukkiah. Latkes have also been important and over the years I have experimented with different varieties from carrot to broccoli, … Continue reading

Recipes: healthier and tasty food can be quick and easy

Recipes: healthier and tasty food can be quick and easy

by Claudia Camhi Here are some excellent healthy recipes created or modified by Paulina Bystritsky and her mother-in-law, Ellen Sheridan. Click here for Paulina’s tips on preparing healthy food. SAVOURY DISHES Parsnip and Apple Soup The recipe for this soup was passed on from the chef at the Petersham Hotel. A weekday lunch, sitting at a table … Continue reading

The Seven Species Biblical Superfoods!

The Seven Species Biblical Superfoods!

You read it here first: news of the next big food fad, the Biblical Seven Species Diet! We hope Yvonne, Sharon and Orli will update their blog entry with a recipe containing all seven Biblical superfoods, preferably after they’ve sobered up from the Palwin’s. Happy birthday, Sharon! We were celebrating Sharon’s 50th birthday with a … Continue reading