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Strange Fruit Indeed!

25th of September, 2011

Horned Melon

Strange Fruit Indeed! You like???? This past Rosh Hashanah, as every year, my husband and I didn’t host the second dinner. Shul services ending mighty late, and a huge lunch ending at about 6.45pm, we figure, how could we possibly face the prospect of dinner? The second night being the...
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Filed under: Exotic Fruit Recipes, Horned melon, New Fruit, Rosh Hashana Recipes, Strange Fruit, Tu B'Shvat

Pastilla Recipe

22nd of September, 2011

Pastilla Recipe

Photo courtesy Jamie Oliver Pastilla is one of the world’s great dishes, and it takes just one delightful bite to understand why. It epitomizes Moroccan cuisine, spicy and sweet, delicate and intriguing.  More labored than the dishes I usually share, but then this is a very special treat. I admit...
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Filed under: Almond Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Pastilla Recipes, Recipes, Saffron Recipes, Sephardi Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday September 26th. Rosh Hashanah Feast

21st of September, 2011

As always, I intend to keep my cool when planning and cooking this wonderful meal, the healthy and uncomplicated way. All the recipes for this meal are excerpted from New Cookbook: The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple I’ll be demonstrating: Fish and corn chowder  Lamb shanks...
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Filed under: Cooking Demos Gift Certificates, Jewish Holiday Recipes, Kosher Cookbooks, Kosher Cooking Classes, Kosher Cooking Demos, Kosher Cooking Demos in New York City, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes

Spinach Borekas Recipe

21st of September, 2011

Spinach Borekas Recipe

Spinach Borekas are the perfect occasional treat: Ethereally light and crunchy, and so easy to make. There are no fillings you can’t use, savory or sweet. Here I make my filling without even sauteing anything: I just add a finely grated raw potato to my spinach filling to be sure...
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Filed under: Borekas Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Jewish Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Spinach Recipes

Rosh Hashanah 2014: Recipes and Menus

20th of September, 2011

Orange-Honey-Cake-Recipe-Levana-Cook

Although you will find my menu and recipe suggestions quite eclectic, I confess I couldn’t resist drawing liberally from my Sephardi heritage to make my Rosh Hashanah Recipes and menu selection. Our holiday dishes as I remember them served in my childhood home and beyond still make my tongue smile,...
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Filed under: Apples Recipes, Cranberries Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Jewish Holiday Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Plums Recipes, Pumpkin Recipes, Recipes, Root Vegetable Recipes, Rosh Hashana Recipes, Salmon Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Pad Thai Recipe

20th of September, 2011

Pad Thai Recipe

The national dish in Thailand, available at every street corner in every imaginable vari- ation, pad Thai is a delightful stir-fried rice noodle dish including, in any combination, fish or chicken, eggs, vegetables, tofu, peanuts, and the native seasonings—ginger, lemongrass, curry, and coconut: You just can’t miss! It’s a complete...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Fish Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-free pasta recipes, Kosher Recipes, Mock Shrimp Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Shitaki Recipes

Salmon with Pomegranate Sauce Recipe

20th of September, 2011

Salmon with Pomegranate Sauce Recipe

Sweet-and-sour combinations are a great Sephardi favorite, and work beautifully with salmon. The onions caramelize and contribute a sweet counterpoint to the vinegar. Another quick and delicious dish, just the way I like it—one pan, one step. Ingredients: 1 whole side salmon, no skin, no bones, about 3½ pounds, trimmed,...
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Filed under: Fish Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Jewish Holiday Recipes, Kosher Fish Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Recipes, Salmon Recipes, Sephardi Recipes

Roast Beef with Wild Mushroom Sauce Recipe

20th of September, 2011

Roast Beef with Wild Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Only for festive occasions, as it is more expensive than I like my dishes to be, but it will be the best roast you will ever have, and the sauce is to die for. I find that starting the roast at such high temperature sears it right in the baking...
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Filed under: Bison Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Meat Recipes, Mushroom Recipes, Recipes, Shitaki Recipes, Wild Mushrooms Recipes

Soba Noodles with Roasted Roots Recipe

20th of September, 2011

Soba Noodles with Roasted Roots Recipe

Roasting the roots intensifies their flavor and is practically all you have to do to make this delicious dish. The cinnamon is a great match for the root flavors.  Return to your roots: Would  you  like  to  eat  the roasted root veggies all by themselves?  Go right ahead and snack...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-free pasta recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Root Vegetable Recipes, Soba Noodles Recipes

Cabbage Cucumber Apple Slaw Recipe

20th of September, 2011

Cabbage Cucumber Apple Slaw Recipe

Look what happened to coleslaw! Well, why not? A slaw being nothing more than shredded cabbage as the first building block—have fun adding all the good stuff, with minimal effort on your part, thanks to the food processor. I can’t tell you enough how good and good-for-you green apples are...
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Filed under: Apples Recipes, Cabbage recipes, Cucumber Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes