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LIMMUD LIVE | Saturday 12 June @The Ship, Herne Bay
LIMMUD | Sunday 13 June @Diocesan School for Girls, Epsom

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Sunday, June 13 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
A Jewish Perspective on Vegan Cheese: Thinking about it, making it, tasting it

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The Torah states that in the beginning G-d gave Adam “every seed-bearing plant … and every tree that has seed-bearing fruit for food” (Genesis 1:29) The great commentator Rashi deduced from this that all humans originally ate only plants. Other Jewish scholars believe that we will all return to veganism in the Messianic Age. I will briefly discuss these ideas and then focus on how to make vegan “cheese”. I will show participants how to prepare vegan halloumi, share some recipes, and bring some “cheeses” for tasting.

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Robin Munch

Robin grew up in Auckland in a family that was, and is, immersed in Jewish life both at home and in the wider community. She has taught in New Zealand and Israel, worked as a community adviser and an adult trainer and is now happily retired after running a B&B in Coromandel for just... Read More →

Sunday June 13, 2021 11:30am - 12:30pm NZST
  Arts & Culture