Gefiltefest: A Celebration of Jewish Food


July 7th 2015

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Gefiltefest, the UK’s Jewish food festival, is now in its sixth year. As well as a marketplace of tasty treats, it had an outstanding line-up of presenters and demonstrators that I couldn’t wait to check out.

Sessions covered everything from salads, cheeses, herbs & spices, challah baking, humous, parve desserts, and fermentation. Discussions and lectures explored the resurgence of Ashkenazi dishes, food & spirituality, and how to declutter your kitchen. All this plus an “Ask the Rabbi: Food Special” and a wine tasting!

Nicki Tifenbrun (Executive Director of Gefiltefest) and Chef Emma Spitzer

My highlights were the amazing demonstrations: Claudia Roden spoke about her culinary journey and prepared her mother’s dukkah spice mix. UK MasterChef finalist Emma Spitzer made fish falafel with harissa mayonnaise. But my favourite demo was by London-based Israelis Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich, whose restaurant Honey & Co has been delighting diners and critics with flavoursome Middle-Eastern dishes and delectable baked goods.

The husband and wife divide their food preparation between them – Itamar cooks, while Sarit takes charge of baking. And so it was for their demonstration, with each referring to the other as “my lovely assistant” whenever help was required. Sarit made chocolate & pistachio cookies and knafeh, while Itamar cooked up a shakshuka so fragrant that even at the back of the crowded hall, mouths were watering.

Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich of Honey & Co.

The most interesting dish was knafeh, a syrup-soaked, salty-cheese-filled Middle Eastern pastry. I’ve eaten this in Israel and it’s divine, but would never have considered making it prior to watching Sarit’s demonstration, which made it look simple and achievable. First she made a syrup, flavoured with cardamom and orange zest, while Itamar mixed three cheeses for the filling. Then came the pastry – knafeh uses finely shredded kadaif pastry which is bought ready-made and ‘massaged’ with melted butter to separate the strands.

Sarit pressed half the buttered pastry into a skillet, spread over the cheese, then topped with the remaining kadaif. It was fried briefly, then flipped to colour the other side. After 7-10 minutes in the oven, she poured the warm syrup over and topped with chopped nuts. It looked, smelled, and tasted heavenly!

Knafeh Closeup

Having worked up an appetite, it was time for lunch! I chose a North African specialty, brick a l’oeuf – a deep fried, pastry-wrapped egg with cheese & onions. Wonderful!

Refuelled, I browsed the beer brewing, sushi-making, dough kneading and more. I also bumped into friends whose children had been learning to make sourdough, pickled cucumbers and cake pops as part of the kid’s programme. There were plenty of children about, and it was lovely to see the next generation of Jewish food enthusiasts being inspired.

Having come away with jars, pots and packets filled with all manner of goodies, I think my cooking is likely to be influenced by Gefiltefest for a while yet. Please visit my blog at to see how!


Summer Issue – The Cookbook & Grilling...


July 6th 2015

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Editor’s Pick: Great Grilling Gadgets


July 3rd 2015

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Summer = Grilling in so many people’s minds. Whether you have a big back yard or a small deck only big enough for a grill, we know you will be out there all summer grilling those burger, hotdogs, steaks, veggies and anything else you can think of. For those of you who are apartment dwellers and don’t have anywhere to set up a grill, there is even an option for you!! Check out these gadgets through the affiliate links and let us know in the comments which ones you think are the best.

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This Cuisinart grill set includes chef’s spatula, grill tongs, silicone basting brush, 4 pairs of corn holders, cleaning brush, and extra brush head. It comes with a durable aluminum storage case, which is great to bring to the beach, park or anywhere else you plan on grilling. The most fun part of the set – the spatula has a built-in bottle opener so you can quickly grab a beer while grilling if that’s your thing. Get it from Amazon for under $40!

Divine LEDs Ultra Bright Barbecue Light

Divine LEDs has come out with the perfect barbecue gadget. This super bright LED light is with light up your barbecue so that even after dark you’ll still be able to make that perfect steak!! You will no longer have any excuses not to grill: whether it’s early sunsets during the winter or get-togethers going late into the night in the summer. You can attach and use the light with ease. The head even swivels 180 degree so it can handle anything type of grilling no matter how large. Buy it from right now for only $22.97 – down from $90.

Stove Top Smokeless Grill Indoor BBQ

For those of you who don’t have the outdoor space to barbecue try this Stove Top Smokeless Grill Indoor BBQ. This Indoor BBQ allows you to enjoy the taste of barbecue without the hassle of trying to find somewhere to set up your grill. It the quickest and one of the most healthiest way to cook meat and vegetables that helps maintain the amazing natural flavors of the food without a whole bunch of added fat. Your food will taste better and you won’t spend as much time preparing it. Find it for here for only $19.95.

Stainless Steel Grill Brush By Enviro Grips

If you want a grill brush that has over 72 5-out-of-5 reviews this is grill brush for you!! The Enviro Grip brush is made of stainless steel so its nothing like you old flimsy grill brush that would only clean your grill inefficiently leaving gunk all over the grill. The grill brush also has an 18 ” long, durable handle that helps clean the hard to reach areas on a hot grill. The brush is also made up of 3 brushes in 1 making your cleaning that much more efficient then the traditional grill brush. With an 100% Money Back Guarantee there is no need to hesitate to buy it for $18.95. 

Smokin-O’s BBQ Smoke Rings

Gas grills are great, but you may be missing out on that bbq smokey taste if you don’t add one of these great Smokin-O’s BBQ Smoke Rings. These rings add a bbq smoked-kissed taste to all of you grilled foods. It tastes even better then when you grill over charcoals! The secret to the Smokin-O’s flavor is 100% real wood and spices that contains no hidden chemicals or binders. You don’t have to soak it; it lights itself in 5-10 minutes while your BBQ is heating up. These are sold on Amazon for under $10.

Grilling Plank Variety Pack

This Grilling Plank Variety Pack is a great addition to any griller repertoire. It comes with 6 different types of wood planks, namely cedar, alder, hickory, cherry, maple and red oak. These planks are organic and 100% sustainably produced the USA. With 6 different options of wood, you can mix and match when you grill your meat, fish and veggies.  For only $26.99 you can get it from Amazon.

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These seasonings, spices and salts are a great addition to anything you are grilling. The set includes Taste of Greece, Taste of Jamaica, Naturally Smoked Sea Salt, Taste of Cajun, Garlic Pepper Rub, and Ancho Chile Salt. The collection is free from artificial colors and flavors and is hand packed in California with local and imported ingredients. This ultimate collection is perfect as a gift or, if you are a griller yourself, don’t hesitate to splurge on yourself for only $51.99.

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Cooking With Joy: Our Family Fricassee


July 2nd 2015

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When I hear the word “Fricassee” I am reminded of my mother’s concoction of pipicks, wings, and mini meatballs in a sweet and sour sauce. I would only eat the meatballs served over rice, I never touched the other stuff no matter how my mother pleaded. Fricassee (in its true sense) is something I would never imagine myself cooking.

I have been putting off this recipe until I no longer could. I have a very bad relationship with ground poultry, meaning I don’t use it EVER! I am sure it has happened to everyone. You know, that one time when you were a kid and you tasted something so gross that you can never bring yourself to try it again no matter how many years have past?! You totally know what I am talking about! So even though the Fricassee Sloppy Joe “dressed down” version called for ground chicken, I couldn’t bring myself to use it, I used ground beef instead.

To me, Sloppy Joes means a can of Manwich and hamburger buns. This version was surely a few levels up from that! The ground meat, peppers, onions, garlic, mushrooms, with marinara sauce piled high on a Ciabatta bun was really delicious! These familiar, family friendly flavors were a huge hit with our 6 year old, and we enjoyed too!

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Note: This blog series, Cooking With Joy, is meant to be a companion to the Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller cookbook.  Most of the full recipes are only available in the cookbook.


A Summer BBQ Checklist


July 1st 2015

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12 Ideas For A July 4th Shabbat Potluck


July 1st 2015

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Let me guess…

For your Shabbat July 4th celebration you are having or attending a potluck. Great idea!

Whether the potluck is being held on Shabbat or after havdala while you wait for the fireworks these ideas for appetizers, salads, mains and desserts are easy to make and can either be eaten cold or will reheat well on a plata or blech.


Typical Shabbat dips, such as hummus and guacamole, are perfect for your July 4th potluck. These dips will get gobbled down so quickly, if you have a large group,  you may want to think about making a double batch.

Papaya Guacamole


Wonton Chips with Edamame Dip

Wonton Chips With Edamame Dips


These fresh salads are perfect when made in advance and served on Shabbat for your July 4th potluck. As these salads marinade in the fridge the flavors become full and the salads become even more delicious!!

Watermelon Mint Salad

Jicama, Green Bean and Pomegranate Salad with Walnuts

Tropical Slaw

Tropical Slaw



In terms of mains, for this Buffalo Chicken Sandwich you can use leftover chicken from Friday night and you can also eat the sandwiches cold so that you don’t have to worry about reheating. As another option, a Cauliflower Pastrami Kugel reheats well and the pastrami gives the perfect amount of spice.

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Cauliflower Pastrami Kugel

Cauliflower Pastrami Kugel


These dessert are perfect for July 4th.  Whether its our red, white, and blue Watermelon Almond Tart, no baking required, our version of a Whoopie Pie our an all-American Apple Pie, your desserts will be the hit at the potluck!!

Watermelon Almond Tart

Mini Chocolate Coconut Sandwiches

Mini Chocolate Coconut Sandwiches

Apple Pie

 Apple Pie

Do you have any great ideas for a potluck dinner? Let us know in the comments and, as always, enJOY!!

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3 Delicious Desserts Made With Fruit


June 30th 2015

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When I think of healthy desserts, the first thing that comes to mind is fruit. Yes, fruit is filled with sugar, but it’s all natural. Plus, fruit is filled with plenty of other vitamins that are really good for you. If you are going to satisfy your sweet tooth, this is the way to do it! I have included recipes for all levels of baking experience.

Strawberry Banana Ice Pops

Strawberry Banana Ice Pops

The strawberry banana ice pops are a no cook/no bake recipe. Just blend the ingredients together, freeze in ice pop molds and enjoy. If you don’t have pop molds, you can also use small cups. Simply cover each cup with a piece of foil and stick a popsicle stick down the center. The foil will keep the stick in place while freezing. This dessert is refreshing, sweet, and all natural. They are a great treat for the kids to eat during the warm summer months.

MORE: DIY- Fruit Filled Popsicles

Maple Cinnamon Poached Pears

Maple Cinnamon Poached Pears

My maple cinnamon poached pears are a perfect and simple way to end any big meal. They look elegant and are a great, light way to satisfy your sweet tooth. They can be served warm, chilled, or at room temperature. I recommend reducing the poaching liquid to create a quick and sweet sauce to compliment the pears. The pears are excellent on their own, but they would also be delicious served over ice cream, topped with whipped cream, yogurt, or granola.

Lemon Blueberry Oat Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Oat Muffins

I wanted to include a baked dessert as well, and what is better than a blueberry muffin. These can be served for dessert or breakfast with a cup of coffee or tea. My lemon blueberry oat muffins are a lightened up version of your traditional breakfast muffin. They are low in sugar, but high in fiber, texture, and flavor. The cinnamon gives these muffins a warm flavor, the lemon adds some zest and freshness, and the blueberries add a burst of sweetness.

MORE: 13 Blueberry Muffin Recipes

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Shabbat Recipe: Balak


June 29th 2015

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In this week’s parsha, we read the story of Balaam, who is asked by Balak to curse the Israelis.  Despite his intentions to vilify them, Balaam’s words become blessings. Balaam’s story makes clear that God gave us free will and we have the choice to give blessings or curses in the world.

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, in his book, The Everyday Torah, summarizes God speaking with Balaam as “’The choice is yours, human. You are free to decide for yourself. ‘ In the words of the Talmud, ‘A person is led the way s/he wishes to go.’” (p. 263).

Balaam’s choice to bless or curse is also symbolic of each of our internal challenges and how we respond to what we see in the world. “This war goes on every day. It also takes place within the individual Jew, and we have to arouse the quality of grace every day” The Language of Truth: The Torah Commentary of the Sefat Emet , translated and interpreted by Art Green, p 258).  Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, taught, “the balance between good and evil is maintained at all levels, in order to ensure free choice at every stage along the way” (Anatomy of the Soul, by Chaim Kramer with Avraham Sutton, p. 165).

Rabbi Art Green notes, “We in our very imperfection, amid our own messy and imperfect lives, are images of God. Only a God who knows an inner wrath with which He is not content can be with us as we struggle each day for the little victories above grace and over impatience and anger” (p. 259). Living with these options, we can transform wrath and jealousy to compassion and love.

Moreover, this week’s parsha emphasizes how we respond to what we see in the world. Again, we have the option to choose good or evil.  “Balaam brought the blindness of his eye upon himself. He was struck sightless because he tried to cast an evil eye on Israel” (In My Flesh I See God, p. 114).

Sweet and Spicy Swiss Chard

Sweet and Spicy Swiss Chard

The recipe that I created plays off the themes of blessings versus curses and how one sees in the world.  The primary ingredient is Swiss chard. It’s sprinkled with chili flakes, representing curses. This flavor is overwhelmed, though, by the sweetness of date syrup and tahini, symbolic of blessings. The slivered almonds and raisins in the dish look like eyes, representative of how we act upon what we see in the world.


/RECIPE/ French Toast a la Crème Brulee


June 26th 2015

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Do you want a breakfast that taste like a million bucks? Do you want a beautiful presentation? Well normally these desires come along with a labor intensive recipe. Enter the French Toast a la Crème Brulee! This recipe is: Fast. Easy. Uses up leftovers (yay for no waste!!!) Serves up beautifully.


This is a great recipe to make for a Sunday morning breakfast/brunch. You make everything up after Shabbos, let it rest overnight. Then when you wake up just pop it into the oven and 35 minuets later you have an amazing sent wafting through the house and a simple cut and serve meal!


I love recipes that are simple and to the point for everyday. There are times that I like to make complicated and delicate food (shocker I know :) ) but really, with a recipe this good and this easy you really can’t beat it!!!


I’ve made this recipe up a few times now and it can be served straight-up as is. Or to add an extra protein kick with a scoop of greek yogurt or cottage cheese. Its also good with a bit of cut up fruit to brighten it up. Since it has the caramel layer on the bottom it really does not need any syrup.


This is not a one pan meal but hey, at two pans its still an easy clean up! I really love this recipe. I’ve always loved french toast. But it’s kind of messy, kind of slow – frying up each individual serving, but always worth it in the end. This recipe gives everything of a good french toast with less hassle.

All the best!!!



Relieve Stress In 6 Steps and 1 Dessert


June 26th 2015

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Don’t let STRESSED be DESSERTS Spelled Backwards! 

Stress can cause you to make unhealthy food choices, but healthy eating is a key lifestyle ingredient to help manage your stress.

We have to break the cycle!!

There are essential life “ingredients” as well as some simple food ingredients you can incorporate into your daily routine that will help you reduce the stress in your life.  Food helps, but since everything is connected, it’s only part of the recipe.

Six Stress Reducing Life Ingredients:

1. Sleep: Recommended serving: 7-8+ hours each night.  Sleep is an essential stress reducing ingredient as it’s your body’s key time to rest, repair, and detoxify. Your body performs at its optimum level when you honor it with sleep.

2. Hydration.  Recommended serving: 8+ cups of pure water daily.  Hydration is important for keeping your body alert and energized.  Your body is mostly made up of water, giving it the proper ingredient it needs to function will reduce your stress levels and help you feel more grounded.

3. Whole Natural Foods.  Recommended serving: A daily variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, protein, whole grains and healthy fats.  Whole, unprocessed, fresh cut fruits and vegetables are high in natural energy and give your body the nourishment it needs to stay balanced and fight off stress.

Some of my favorite stress balancing foods are:

    • Dark leafy greens which are rich in micronutrients, including folate.
    • Wild caught Alaskan salmon which is high in healthy Omega 3 fats.
    • Berries which are high in antioxidants and vitamin C.
    • Dark Chocolate which is rich in flavanols.
    • Avocados which are high in nutrients, healthy fats and fiber.

4. Chew Your Food.  Recommended serving: Chew your food at least 25-50+ times or until almost liquefied.  Chewing helps with digestion, conserves your overall energy and helps you slow down while you are eating.  Most people eat too fast when they are stressed, which is not beneficial to properly digesting your food or relaxation.

5. Breathing.  Recommended serving: Deep breaths. Inhale. Exhale. Repeat all day.  “Practicing regular, mindful breathing can be calming and energizing and can even help with stress-related health problems ranging from panic attacks to digestive disorders.” -Andrew Weil, M.D.

6. Exercise.  Recommended serving: At least 30 minutes/daily. Exercise pumps up your endorphins, enhances your mood, improves your cardiovascular system and helps you relieve stress or respond to stress in a calmer way.

Don’t forget dessert!!

Here is my favorite simple Dark Chocolate Stress Smoothing Dessert recipe that can start or end your day in a healthy and balanced way.

How do you relieve stress? Let us know your tricks in the comments below.


New Ways To Go Green With Tea


June 25th 2015

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Green tea is one of the healthiest drinks on the planet, you can find it on store shelves and on restaurant menus – not just at your local Starbucks!

What makes it so healthy?

Green tea is rich in antioxidants, helps keep blood sugar stable and can lower both cholesterol and blood pressure. Really, the list goes on and on!

But not everyone loves the grassy flavor of freshly brewed green tea (myself included) so I’m here to help you enhance the flavor with natural sweeteners like juicy peaches, fresh ginger, honey and mint.

Green Tea Poached Peaches

These Green Tea Poached Peaches are a lovely Summer dessert topped with pistachios, orange zest, fresh mint and a little sugar but you can also eat them for breakfast with plain Greek yogurt and a drizzle of honey! No reason to be intimidated by the word “poach”. It literally means to cook something without it’s shell in boiling liquid. So really, all you have to do is simmer peeled peaches (pears would be delicious also) in a sweet green tea broth and that’s it!

MORE: Being Good And Loving It With Poached Pears

Green Tea Oatmeal

How can I put into words the affection I have for this Green Tea Oatmeal?!?

Cooking the quick cooking oats in green tea and unsweetened almond milk, along with honey and almond extract, adds more flavor than you can even imagine. The best part about this oatmeal?

Adding all of the toppings!

Shredded coconut, raw almonds, crystallized ginger and fresh mint. This is definitely the healthiest oatmeal I have ever made. Going green has never tasted so good!

MORE: 11 More Green Tea Recipes To Get You Started

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4th of July Recipes *Giveaway*


June 24th 2015

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This year the 4th of July falls on Shabbat, so we can all enjoy some havdalah fireworks.  Before you head out to the fireworks, food must be had. The fireworks can’t wait for you to cook up a storm after Shabbat so check out these make ahead 4th of July recipe ideas.

Red White and Blue Potato Salad

If you want to go dairy try this Red White and Blue Potato Salad. This salad is an easy and fun way to incorporate the patriotic colors into your meal.

4th of july recipe for parfait

Start or end your 4th of July with a Red, White and Blue Parfait.  Make it with your favorite brand of yogurt or go decadent with a creamy vanilla ice cream.

Grilled Chicken Mango Salad

Add some dried blueberries to this Grilled Chicken Mango Salad for another red, white and blue specialty.

crispy kosher fried chicken

Crispy Fried Chicken is an American classic, that while great right off the frier, is also really good the next day.

I don’t find burgers taste so great the next day, so instead try this BBQ Meatloaf.

grilled zucchini with a zip

Grilled Zucchini or other grilled veggies are a perfect accompaniment to whatever you end up serving.

Hot Dog topped with Asian Slaw

Another great idea is this Hot Dogs with Slaw or create your own hot dog bar.  Hot dogs reheat well and everyone can make their own.


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A Paleo Shabbat Menu


June 24th 2015

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It seems everyone has gone Paleo lately.  The latest in the trendy diet world, Paleo, short for paleolithic, refers to the prehistoric cave man time period and the diet is based on foods that our ancient ancestors would have likely eaten.  The diet is full of meat, nuts and berries and absent of foods they wouldn’t have access to, like dairy and anything processed.

The Paleo diet at its core provides a model for holistic eating.  With whole, nutrient dense foods as the primary focus as well as the elimination of gluten, dairy, soy and many foods that cause GI distress.  Some guidelines for the diet are conflicting, like whether potatoes and/or sweet potatoes are allowed.  Overall, in it’s simplest form, the Paleo diet avoids grains, gluten, legumes, dairy, corn, soy and sugar and allows grass fed meat, pastured chicken and eggs, wild caught fish, and most organic fruits and vegetables.  The diet prefers animal fats and coconut fat over most vegetable oils and also encourages nuts and seeds.

What I like about Paleo is that it encourages avoidance of processed foods and it is actually pretty easy to follow, even on Shabbat.  The only cheat you might have to do is enjoy a little wine and challah, they don’t really belong in this diet and any substitute challah wouldn’t work with the blessings, so enjoy a small amount and then try this Shabbat Paleo Menu.

Simple Poached Salmon

Simple Poached Salmon can be served cold or at room temperature. It is common to serve fish at the start of Shabbat meal, you just have to stay away from those processed loaves of gefilte.  Try a simply cooked salmon and serve with some horseradish.

Try this Thai Flavored London Broil for the main course.  Made with Grass Fed beef it is perfectly suited for your Friday night or Saturday lunch table.  It is a lean cut of meat and sits well served hot or cold.

Shaved Mustard Green Salad

I would serve this Shaved Mustard Green Salad or some other leafy greens with nuts on the side.  Maybe add some cilantro to tie into the steak a bit more.

Colorful Cauliflower

Instead of roast potatoes serve some posted cauliflower, this recipe uses different Colored Cauliflower with spices, but you can also try it with broccoli.

No-Bake Lemon and Blueberry Cashew Cheesecake

It is not easy to get dessert into a Paleo menu, most will use coconut oil, almond and coconut flours and even coconut sugar or honey to comply with the diet and the results can be delicious.  Try this No Bake Lemon and Blueberry Cashew Cheesecake and see what a Paleo dessert is all about.

If you like this menu and are eating a paleo diet, leave a comment below so we know you want more.

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RSVP For #GoForTheGolds Twitter Party and WIN


June 23rd 2015

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