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Vegan Kugel

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 19th of September 2022      Rosh Hashanah is a Jewish festival for new year starting on the 25th this year, which is this Sunday.  However, whatever year it is or even if you are just looking for something different, let me introduce you to this traditional Jewish dish .  This dish can be thin or deep pan, but is always crispy around the edges.  Although the original recipe uses egg, we can make it vegan by using flaxseed as the egg replacement.  You, can, of course, use something like cracked or just egg, but the flaxseed is fine to use if that is all you have.

Black And White Bean Stew

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  Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 12th of September 2022 Beans are highly underrated.  There are many types, colours, and shapes of bean to be had, all of which have amazing nutritional value.  With this in mind, why not try this fantastically tasty white and black bean stew?  The black beans stain the white beans changing their colour and are a great source of protein. 

Nan's Bread Pudding

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 9th of September 2022 As a boy in the 70s and 80s, I used to love my bike, my pets, my Nan, and my Nan's cooking.  Obviously, I loved my parents and Pop too.  Whenever I was feeling down or if school was getting to be a bit much, my Nan would make the most amazing Bread pudding.  A chunk of the dark brown goodness more than made up for the threat of nuclear war.  It was so sweet and tasty with a crusty sugar coated top layer.  You can serve it with cream, ice-cream, custard or even on its own with sugar sprinkled on top.  Thank you, Elsie!

Cauliflower, Bacon and Cheese

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 5th of September 2022 Add a little twist to an all-time classic!   Cauliflower cheese has always been a favourite in many households in the UK.  Imagine the tender pieces of cauliflower smothered in a tangy vegan cheese sauce with bites of facon.

Nut Roast and New Potatoes

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By McDonald, T.   |  Date 2nd of September 2022 At some point, everyone without a nut allergy is going to try this classic vegan dish.  You can get different types of nut roasts, but the two I have triad are Cashew Nuts And Country Veg and Cashew Nut and Cranberry . Both of them are great and will feed 3-4 people although it says it will only feed 2-3.  All you have to do is mix it up, put it in the baking try provided and put it in the oven and in 40 minutes you got a great dinner.  By going vegan, you will not just be helping yourself, you will be helping the planet and the animals too.  Please also consider your waste when buying food.  Look at things like packaging.  Buy loose veg if you can.

Roast Tofu Stack

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 11th of August 2022 I heard someone say about it being cold and how we need to think about layers.  Naturally, my mind turns to food and how I could layer different vegetables.  It was not long before I had thought of tofu and aubergine and added a few other things.  This stack of delight is a real treat and one I look forward to having again. 

Roast Lemon Potatoes

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  Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 22nd of August 2022 If you love potatoes as much as I do, you will love this dish too!  Very simple, but will add that extra layer of taste to your meal.  Potatoes are a great source of carbohydrate, are sweet and delicious.  You can serve these on their own or with your main meal. 

Deborah's Palm Tree

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 27th of March 2023         Let food tell a story.  Making this bread with the family is a great way to explore the Holy Bible and provides the participants with visual cues that will help them remember the story. You will be able to literally digest the story from Judges!

Vegan Bacon Pasta

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 8th of August 2022 If you need something quick, this is great.  It is full of flavour and ready in minutes.  The sauce is easy and only has a few ingredients.