Cheesecake Pastry Torah Scrolls

Shavuot Dessert - Cream Filled Torah Pastry Puffs

Our cream cheese-filled puff pastry Torah scrolls are a great way to celebrate the tradition of eating dairy at Shavuot, and reminding others about the real Shavuot celebration – the receiving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. Receiving the Torah on Shavuot directly correlates with the Children of Israel receiving the laws of Kashrut, and […]

Mini Baked Cheesecakes

Mini Cheesecakes

Makes 8 mini (10cm / 4″) Cheesecakes or 1 large (23cm / 9”) ‘New York Style’ Baked Cheesecake Prep time: 30 mins | Cooking time: approx 30 mins Let’s talk about “The Cheesecake Festival”  Shavuot, widely known as “the cheesecake festival” actually plays a pivotal role in the story of the Jewish people.   More than […]

Vegan Dessert: Raw Chocolate ‘Cheesecake’

Lara Balsam, Vegan Raw Chocolate Cheesecake

This dessert is so creamy and rich that nobody ever guesses it is raw and vegan. It makes for the perfect indulgent centrepiece on Shavuot / Seder night or anytime during Pesach / the rest of the year. Serve in small pieces as it is very filling. Lara Balsam, Director of JVS shares with Ta’am […]