The Seduction of Dashi

The Seduction of Dashi

This morning I received something which for years I used to perceive as a berating lecture,  but which I have long since identified as an unmitigated compliment, indeed a tribute: It has to do with being dogged, and never taking no for an answer. From one of the owners of Sushi Metsuyan, Daniel Berlin. His […]

Monday May 3rd: The Art of the Brunch: Mother’s Day

Surprise Mom (or that special lady in your life) with your new culinary skills. Show her how it’s done the simple, quick and nutritious way. I’ll bet you thought there was no way to make a delicious Hollandaise Sauce without all the usual kitchen’s culprits (eggs, butter, cream), so wait till you taste mine! Instead […]

Lévana on The Kosher Scene

Check out this terrific write up about my weekly cooking class demos (as well as some of my recipes) on The Kosher Scene!

Monday April 26th Cooking Demo: Seasonal Spring Bounty

Don’t miss next week’s special Seasonal Spring Bounty Cooking Class Demo at Lincoln Square Synagogue on Monday, April 26th.  Winter is over and wonderful vibrant food colors and fragrances are upon us in every food display: cheer up and enjoy them while they last! Another part many of you will love is, it’s all gluten-free! […]


Caterer, Meet The Mother of the Bride!

I was a caterer many years,  and catered countless simchas.  When my time came to plan for my children’s wedding and be a plain-clothes customer, Mother of the Bride, I had a “choice” between striking fear in the hearts of those caterers and bullying them around, and writing up for them the very golden rules […]