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Say cheese: Shavuot has become known as the cheesecake festival
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A way with curds

There is nothing like a bit of cheesecake at Shavuot. But why do we eat it?

Denise Phillips

A way with curds
  • Food

    Why a crust is a must

    We love pastry, partly for symbolic reasons — but mainly because it is so tasty

    Anonymous

    Why a crust is a must
  • You can enjoy Passover desserts without nuts, like these apple squares
    Food

    Seder, without going nuts

    Pesach can be a tricky time for nut allergy sufferers, but there are substitutes

    Denise Phillips

    Seder, without going nuts
  • You can give your Friday-night roast chicken a five-star twist
    Food

    Shabbat goes gourmet

    An Israeli chef has given the traditional Friday-night meal a makeover

    Anthea Gerrie

    Shabbat goes gourmet
  • Fruit and nuts are celebrated at Tu B’shvat, the New Year of the Trees
    Food

    The Seder super bowl

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

    Denise Phillips

    The Seder super bowl
  • Food

    A tale of preservation

    Pickled vegetables have been in our diet for 4,000 years - and they are as popular as ever.

    Ruth Joseph

    A tale of preservation