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Lisa Goldberg

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Lisa GoldbergLisa, a self-confessed fresser, started professional life as a lawyer and has enormous passion for food, cooking and preserving recipes. She has a great understanding of, and connection to, the Jewish community, and since 2006 has been Chief Pot Stirrer of the Monday Morning Cooking Club. This project has changed Lisa’s life and taken her obsession with food to a whole new level.

Flourless Apple, Almond and Ginger Cake

Recipe by Lisa Goldberg

Flourless Apple, Almond and Ginger Cake

Sue Sanders found this recipe while working with a lady who is gluten intolerant. “At that time there weren’t many recipes for her dietary needs and I wanted to make a special cake for her birthday. It’s quite large, always popular and well suited for dessert. It’s also great for Passover—a bonus! The cake works

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Aunty Myrna’s Carrot Tzimmes

Recipe by Lisa Goldberg

Aunty Myrna’s Carrot <em>Tzimmes</em>

Aunty Myrna made these traditional Rosh Hashanah honeyed carrots each year. I can picture her telling me how it represents the wish for a sweet (thanks to the honey) and prosperous (the carrot “coins”) new year. The recipe calls for butter, but you can use margarine to make it pareve. Our Rosh Hashanah table always

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Flommen Tsimmes Brisket

Recipe by Lisa Goldberg

<em>Flommen Tsimmes</em> Brisket

This recipe comes from the kitchen of Jacqui Wasilewsky, Sydney, Australia: “My family ate this sweet brisket at Pesach and Rosh Hashanah. Originally from my grandmother, who was quite secretive with all her recipes, my mother learned it by simply watching and copying. We all think and talk about my late mother when I make

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Chocolate Yeast Kugelhopf

Recipe by Lisa Goldberg

Chocolate Yeast <em>Kugelhopf</em>

A gorgeous golden cake with a just-crusty-enough sugary top and a soft slightly bready inside swirled with gooey chocolate. Perfect for afternoon tea, even better served warm for breakfast. It’s too good to believe—just a matter of getting your ingredients ready and following the recipe (with the help of our video) step by step. You

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