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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Japanese Pickles Recipe

Posted on 15th of August, 2011 by Lévana


You’ll love ’em! They have a small fraction of the salt and the vinegar of their commercial counterparts, and ten times the flavor. Crunchy and pungent with just a hint of sweetness, and really good for you too, like all fermented foods. I whip them out anytime I need a...
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Filed under: Asian Pickles Recipes, Asian Recipes, Cabbage recipes, Carrot Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Fermented Foods Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kim Chi Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pickle Press, Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Yemenite Meat Halbah Soup Recipe

Posted on 15th of August, 2011 by Lévana


A meal onto itself, a wonderful comfort food.  All you need to round it out is some good bread and salad. All of you avoiding red meat, use a turkey thigh. A word about Halbah, fenugreek, which is the trademark ingredient of Yemenite cooking, and which gives the soup its...
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Filed under: Fenugreek Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Halbah Recipes, Hawayidj, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Lamb recipes, Meat Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Soup Recipes, Yemenite Soup

Chinese Meatloaf Recipe. All-American Variation

Posted on 8th of August, 2011 by Lévana


The easiest and tastiest ever! The meat is extended by several vegetables—so you end up with a leaner and lighter meat loaf—and the potato flakes make it particularly smooth. Children love it! It will be delicious served cold in sandwiches as well as hot. If you decide to use ground...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Bison Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Ground Turkey Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Meat Recipes, Meatloaf Recipes, Recipes

New Children Book in Town! Anita and Juanito

Posted on 6th of August, 2011 by Lévana


    It is so true to life I can still hear little Nina say No! no! no!  to everything, and then running to give you a huge hug anyway. I hope you book Jackie for a portrait, and have fun reading her book to your children, your grandchildren and...
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Filed under: Animation, Cartoons, Children Books, Portraits

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday August 15th. Dining à la Française

Posted on 5th of August, 2011 by Lévana

Stay home with some French Classics, a good bottle of wine and some baguette: What could possibly beat this treat? I am including my award-winning Bourguignon! I’ll be demonstrating: Cream of Asparagus Boeuf Bourguignon Herb-roasted potatoes Bibb lettuce and shallot salad Coffee macarons with chocolate filling Click here to register!

Filed under: Cooking Demos Gift Certificates, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Cooking Classes, Kosher Cooking Demos, Kosher Cooking Demos in New York City, Kosher Food, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Recipes

Eating Out: Good Example of Bad Service

Posted on 5th of August, 2011 by Lévana


  What my order most decidedly didn’t look like! The other day I and a couple ladies I was meeting to discuss a cookbook project had dinner at a restaurant in Surfside, where I was spending a week. I placed my order, at the waiter’s recommendation: Seared tuna with grilled...
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Filed under: Eating Out, Fresh Tuna Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Restaurants, Restaurant Service, Stories, Surfside Kosher Restaurants

Mock Crab Cakes with Red Pepper Coulis Recipe

Posted on 4th of August, 2011 by Lévana


Crab cakes and other seafood goodies were always verboten in the world of kosher dining as well as that of all diners who frown at eating seafood, until some inspired professional foodie recreated the texture and flavor with a plain-vanilla-type fish called pollock. It is processed minimally, so I have...
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Filed under: Dairy-Free Recipes, Fish Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Fish Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Mock Crab Cakes Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Red Pepper Sauce Recipes

Arborio Risotto with Spinach and Asparagus Recipe. All Variations

Posted on 4th of August, 2011 by Lévana

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Risotto is our high-maintenance kitchen friend, demanding constant attention as the liquids must be added in stages. The good news, though, is it is very versatile and can easily make a complete meal; besides, the cooking doesn’t take too long. I am including here several interesting combinations, so feel free...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Italian Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, main dishes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Rice Recipes, Risotto Recipes, Saffron Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Moroccan Steel-Cut Oat Soup (Lahshou) Recipe

Posted on 4th of August, 2011 by Lévana


Is it any wonder I adore Moroccan Food, my first and most enduring culinary love? Who would believe a soup made with water, some grain and spices can turn up such a fabulous dish? such is the magic of our beloved Moroccan Seasonings. Just like that French Leo Ferre?Louis Aragon...
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Filed under: Fenugreek Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Soup Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Sephardi Soup Recipes, Soup Recipes, Stee-Cut Oats, Whole Grain Soups Recipes