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Fruit and nuts are celebrated at Tu B’shvat, the New Year of the Trees
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The Seder super bowl

We traditionally celebrate Tu B’shvat around the dinner table. So why is this night different from others?

Denise Phillips

Thursday, January 28, 2010

The Seder super bowl
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    Treasure chest

    Chestnuts are a delicious and versatile winter ingredient, whether over an open fire or in a stew

    Ruth Joseph

    Thursday, January 14, 2010

    Treasure chest
  • Winter vegetables are packed with nutrients and need not be boring
    Food

    January is the time to veg out

    Not much about winter fruit is mentioned in the Bible, except of course for that apocalyptic apple.

    Bernard Josephs

    Tuesday, December 29, 2009

    January is the time to veg out
  • For perfect latkes, use good quality oil and do not overcrowd the pan
    Food

    How to conquer your fear of frying

    There is no need to be frightened of your frying pan over Chanucah as long as you take precautions and cook sensibly

    Anonymous

    Thursday, December 10, 2009

    How to conquer your fear of frying
  • The food of love: Date on a Plate participants prepare to eat the dinner they have cooked themselves
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    Love at first bite

    Chef, food writer and cookery-class matchmaker, Denise Phillips thinks she has the recipe for love

    Simon Round

    Thursday, December 3, 2009

    Love at first bite
  • Most of us exceed the recommended 6g of salt per day, but a new study says that it may not be that bad for us
    Food

    Is salt really dangerous?

    Kiddush staples contain high proportions of salt which, as we know, is bad news for hearts. Or is it?

    Alex Kasriel

    Thursday, November 12, 2009

    Is salt really dangerous?
  • Slow-cooked chicken with preserved lemon and olives is a Tunisian-Jewish speciality
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    Shabbat, African-style

    Tunisian dishes tend to take a long time to cook, but they are worth the wait

    Simon Round

    Thursday, November 12, 2009

    Shabbat, African-style
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    The future's orange

    It’s that pumpkin time of year again. But there is no need to make a face.

    Ruth Joseph

    Wednesday, October 28, 2009

    The future's orange
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    The fish that's not fishy

    Black cod isn’t really cod - it’s sablefish, and its mild flavour is making it a popular dish at simchahs

    Anthea Gerrie

    Thursday, October 22, 2009

    The fish that's not fishy
  • A Spanish-style tortilla can provide dinner and the basis for a healthy packed lunch for your children
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    Packed lunch gets taste-lift

    Your child’s lunches don’t have to be boring. We suggests some easy and nutritious alternatives to sandwiches.

    Denise Phillips

    Thursday, October 15, 2009

    Packed lunch gets taste-lift