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Try making our favourite Jewish recipes, from traditional challah bread, to a modern twist on sweet rugelach or a savoury, family-friendly kugel


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  • Challah bread on a wire cooling rack


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    Make challah bread, a sweet, enriched loaf traditionally eaten on Friday nights by Jewish families to celebrate the Sabbath. The leftovers make lovely French toast

  • Simple salt beef in a sandwich

    Simple salt beef

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    Making juicy, tender salt beef is easier than you think. Serve in a sandwich with New York-style rye bread, pickled cucumbers, mustard and sauerkraut

  • Pomegranate brisket on an oval dish

    Pomegranate brisket

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    Add the sour-sweet notes of pomegranate molasses to bring amazing depth of flavour to this slow-cooked beef dish. This is a popular dish at Jewish festivals

  • Coconut, cashew & cranberry matzo granola on a baking tray

    Matzo granola with coconut, cashew & cranberry

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    Enjoy this granola at breakfast during the Jewish festival of Passover, when many breads are off the menu. Try it sprinkled over a bowl of Greek yogurt and fruit

  • A collection of strawberry halva hamantaschen

    Strawberry halva hamantaschen

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    Enjoy these triangular cookies made with a filling of tahini, honey and strawberry jam. Hamantaschen are often enjoyed during the Jewish festival of Purim

  • Cinnamon date honey and pistachio babka buns in a tin

    Cinnamon date, honey & pistachio babka buns

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    Try baking these sticky babka buns with dates and pistachios. Babka is a Jewish bread often eaten on the Sabbath morning, perfect for celebrating the Jewish New Year

  • Potato and celeriac kugel in a baking dish

    Potato & celeriac kugel

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Lighten the carb-load by replacing half the potato with celeriac in this potato kugel. Potato kugel is a traditional Jewish Sabbath side dish

  • Raspberry and white chocolate rugelach on a board

    Raspberry & white chocolate rugelach

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    Try our moreish twist on traditional Jewish rugelach. Classic fillings are fruits, nuts and cinnamon, but we've opted for sharp raspberries and creamy white chocolate

  • Jewish honey cake in squares with flaked almonds

    Jewish honey cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    This simple honey cake, also known as 'lekach', is a must-have sweet treat when celebrating the Jewish New Year, or Rosh Hashanah. It’s best made a few days ahead, as the spicing and texture improve as it matures

  • Ashkenazi charoset in bowl with spoon

    Ashkenazi charoset

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    Try this simple recipe for ashkenazi charoset, a symbolic food eaten during Jewish Passover celebrations. Chop by hand or use a food processor for a smooth texture

  • Za’atar and herb potato latkes

    Za'atar & herb potato latkes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Latkes are a Jewish classic – essentially, potato cakes made with onion. Take them up a notch by adding a handful of herbs and za’atar (a peppy blend of herbs popular in the Middle East)

  • Chewy almond macaroon biscuits on a wire rack

    Chewy almond macaroon biscuits

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Rustle up these easy almond cookies. Popular for Passover, they're dairy and gluten free. You can also add a little cinnamon to turn them into cinnamon balls, if you like

  • Cinnamon, raisin & walnut rugelach pastries on a wire rack

    Cinnamon, raisin & walnut rugelach

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    Bake these delicious pastries characterised by a melt-in-the-mouth cheese-based dough. They originated in Poland and are a popular Jewish treat

  • Sephardi charoset in bowl with matzah

    Sephardi charoset

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    Traditionally, Sephardi charoset is made to celebrate the Jewish festival of Passover. The dessert wine, sweet dates and fragrant cinnamon give it a festive feel

  • Hanukkah biscuits

    Hanukkah biscuits

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Good Food reader Danielle Brown shares her grandmother's recipe for savoury Kaak biscuits, traditionally eaten during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah

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