Berna’s Kashkarikas: Zucchini Peels with Sour Tomato

Berna's Kashkarikas: Zucchini Peels with Sour Tomato

This Community Recipe is Berna’s Kashkarikas: Zucchini Peels with Sour Tomato. This classic Turkish-Sephardic dish made from thickly sliced zucchini peels is full of texture and flavor. With only 5 ingredients, this simple dish is traditionally eaten cold as a side dish.  Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we share your vegan recipes on […]

Samantha’s Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

This Community Recipe is Samantha’s Chocolate Zucchini Cake. Using zucchini as a crafty alternative to butter (try it and you will see!), this cake has a beautiful texture and deep chocolate flavor complimented by brown sugar and just the right amount of salt.  Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we share your vegan recipes […]

Uncle Lou’s Vegan Moroccan Bean Soup

Lou's Vegan Moroccan Bean Soup

This Community Recipe is Uncle Lou’s Vegan Moroccan Bean Soup. Delicious earthy beans in a middle eastern spiced, thick and acidic tomato soup. Serve warm over rice or with fresh flatbread, garnished with vegan yogurt and chopped fresh herbs. Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we share your vegan recipes on the Jewish Food […]

Ethical Kashrut and Food Justice – Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz

An introductory note from Jewish Food Hero: I am excited to have Rabbi Dr. Shmuly  Yanklowitz share to guide us in understanding Ethical Kashrut and Food Justice. Recently, I shared some thoughts about a movement towards Ethical Kashrut. Broadly speaking, this is about the meaning of Kashrut in the modern world – in the context […]

Esther’s Vegan Chickpea Pancakes

Esther’s Vegan Chickpea Pancakes with chutney, coconut yoghurt and salad

This Community Recipe is Esther’s Vegan Chickpea Pancakes. This recipe is a pungently spicy and protein packed savory dish. These delicious vegan pancakes are delicious with a selection of hot, sour and sweet chutneys, cooling vegan yogurt and crunchy fresh salad.  Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we share your vegan recipes on the […]

Mashie’s Spelt Oatmeal Cookies

Mashie with her Spelt Oatmeal Cookies

This Community Recipe is Mashie’s Spelt Oatmeal Cookies. These hearty, chewy cookies are a satisfying treat. You can vary the recipe to your taste by making it vegan and choosing nuts, fruits and chocolate to mix in. Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we share your vegan recipes on the Jewish Food Hero blog.  […]

Joe’s Vegan Cholent Tacos

Joe Baur with his vegan cholent taco

This Community Recipe is Joe’s Vegan Cholent Tacos. This recipe transforms a Jewish classic dish, adds spice and thickens the sauce to create an delicious and fun-loving taco filling.  Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we share your vegan recipes on the Jewish Food Hero blog.  If you want to share a recipe in […]

Suzanne’s Vegan Brownies with a Surprise Ingredient

This Community Recipe is Suzanne’s Vegan Brownies with a Surprise Ingredient. These are squishy, moist and sweet squares of delicious brownie. They are FODMAP friendly, gluten free and contain no animal products! You can make them using a special ingredient that you might otherwise throw away. Suzanne’s Vegan Brownies with a Surprise Ingredient are a […]

Vegan Molasses “Cookie” Date Balls

These Vegan Molasses “Cookie” Date Balls are sticky and naturally sweet from the minced up dates, and spicy from fresh ginger. Blackstrap molasses gives them an intense, dark sweetness and it is one of the staples I included in the Essential Kosher and Vegan Pantry List. During the pandemic, I have been craving sweets. This […]

Irit’s Salty and Sour Marinated Zucchini Concia

A white baking dish of zucchini rounds and Irit Levy holding a plate of fried marinaded zucchini

This Community Recipe comes from Irit Levy, a Jewish woman living in Rome. Irit’s Salty and Sour Marinated Zucchini Concia is a Roman Jewish fried zucchini dish. After browning in a hot pan, zucchini slices get their flavor from garlic, herbs and salt. A vinegar marinade gives this dish an intense flavor, drawing out the […]

The Essential Vegan Kosher Staples List

grains and dry beans

This blog post is inspired by an Instagram story poll I did last week.  I asked “What vegan kosher staples have you relied on during home quarantine?” Thanks to your answers, I have compiled a list of essential vegan kosher staples to have in the cupboard or pantry.  Vegan + Kosher cookbook If this pandemic […]

Ally’s Lentil Stuffed Peppers

Ally in a restaurant and two stacked peppers

This Community Recipe comes is Ally’s Lentil Stuffed Peppers. Ally’s Lentil Stuffed Peppers are an attractive and appealing vegan stuffed vegetable dish. The sweet juicy peppers act like a bowl for the soft, warmly spicy lentil filling. This recipe has a surprising time-saving twist in the method.  Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we […]