HOMEMADE FALAFEL

Homemade falafel fresh out of a fryer are amongst the most delicious things one can make with vegetables. Eaten across the middle east and frequently referred to as the National Dish of Israel, these little balls of joy can be found on street corners and supermarket shelves the world over. And such is their popularity […]

Raffles’ Feta-topped Shakshuka

Served with Quinoa Salad by Raffles Fulton (@rafflescooks) This recipe appears on episode 1 of ‘Ready Steady Shuk’ Prep time: 25 mins | Cooking time: 25 mins | Serves 2 Ingredients For the shakshuka 1/2 Aubergine, diced 1/2 cup Onion or Shallots, diced 2 Salad Tomatoes, diced 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, diced 1 can chopped […]

Stuffed Aubergines with Feta and Israeli Salad

by Emily Theodore This recipe appears on episode 1 of ‘Ready Steady Shuk’ Prep time: 20 mins | Cooking time: 40 mins | Serves 2 Ingredients 1 Aubergine 2 Salad Tomatoes, chopped 1 Onion, diced 2 cloves Garlic, finely chopped 1/2 Green and/or Yellow Bell Pepper, diced 1/4 Cucumber, diced 1/2 cup heirloom or cherry […]

Cod with Aubergine caponata – adapted from bon appetite

3 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium sweet onion, diced small 2 celery ribs, diced small 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 large aubergine (eggplant) (about 500g (1 pound), peeled and cut into 1 cm (1/2-inch) cubes 2 cups baby plum tomatoes, kept whole 1 x 425g (15 ounce) can tomato passata (sauce) 3 tablespoons red wine […]

Smoked Salmon and Spinach Pasta Bake

Inspired by Tom Kitchin’s recipe I will not lie to you: This recipe requires time, patience, and attention; but the payoff is totally worth it! This pasta bake will feed a crowd, and can be divided into two (one for now and one for later) or can be made and frozen for up to a […]

LEMON POPPY SEED SHORTBREAD COOKIES

Makes 90 1-inch cookie squares, feel free to make half the recipe as this makes loads. That said the cookies sans chocolate drizzle can be made and frozen for up to a month. This is one of those recipes that should come with a warning label – ‘looks unassuming, but is insanely moorish’. It is […]

MEATBALL SALAD

I’m always looking for Shabbat main dishes, they need to really be everything to all people, delicious – obviously, but also they need to be low maintenance on the day, be tasty at room temperature. As much as I love traditional cholent and kugel, seeing as we are doing a lot of alfresco dining recently […]

Cheesecake cookies

Adapted from America’s test kitchen These cookies are just so much fun! They are cheesecake’s less-fussy younger cousin. When I came across this recipe on the America’s Test Kitchen site, I knew we needed to try it. I love cheesecake and pride myself on making a really good one, but it does require setting aside […]

Vegan Chocolate Brownie Pudding!

Looking for the perfect chocolate dessert which comes together in minutes and satisfies the most? Look no further, this is it! Serve it warm from the oven, and it is a chocolate volcano-type British ‘pudding’; let it cool and set, and it is a super-rich brownie. Do not let its small tray size fool you, […]