A Dinner to Remember: Pardes

For almost twenty years,  we at Levana Restaurant hosted, indeed pioneered, annual wine pairing dinners. Magnificent dishes, with wines to match them in full measure. The memory I keep from the first of those glorious feasts is something very inconvenient I have yet to live down and turn into a fond memory. At that dinner […]

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: The Meatless Feast. Gluten-Free!

The nine days are almost upon us. Thank Goodness we hear less and less grumbling about being “limited” to meatless dining: Incidentally, this is the way we eat at home all week, so no hardship here, only delicious treats, with sizzling international flavors. I’ll be demonstrating: Spanish  white gazpacho Moroccan artichokes and carrots in lemon […]

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday July 18th. Moroccan Feast. Salad Buffet. Gluten-Free

We grew up eating no end of salads at almost every meal: Is it any wonder we loved our veggies and ate them without any prompting? I am even including a dessert salad. True to form, we will bake an authentic Moroccan bread to go with the feast so we don’t leave a drop of […]

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC. Monday July 11th. Moroccan Feast Part 1: Breakfast and Lunch

We never tire of Moroccan fare: these are wonderful breakfast and lunch dishes, for pennies and in minutes! So little work, so much flavor and nutrition: How do they do it? I’ll be demonstrating: Goat cheese green omelet Milk barley soup Couscous with tomatoes and roasted peppers Fish briks Anise and sesame galettes Almond date […]