Posted on 12th of January, 2013 by Lévana
Courtesy of foodinjars.com Last week we were invited at a Shabbos lunch in Jerusalem, and one of guests mentioned she had a kumquat tree brimming with beautiful and fragrant fruit growing in her backyard, but didn’t know how to use to its fullest. Any ideas, she asked me? Seems like...
Posted on 26th of December, 2012 by Lévana
I don’t wait for a reason to have a cup of hot chocolate. It is the perfect comfort food on a cold rainy day, but it will do just great any other day as well, thank you very much! A friend recently brought me a box of insanely expensive hot...
Posted on 23rd of December, 2012 by Lévana
This whole past week was taken up at my apartment with emergency repairs, and the first time I had full access to my kitchen was Thursday night. Since we are going away to Israel this coming Thursday, for almost two weeks, we wanted to spend this Shabbos with my children...
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Posted on 19th of December, 2012 by Lévana
How young – and how adorable – can a fan of my desserts be? All the way from the Holy Land. Take a look: accompanied by the loveliest note written by Mommy, which I am sharing below: What Nachas! Most important of all: It answers the perennial mommmy question: Will...
Posted on 5th of December, 2012 by Lévana
Photo Courtesy of growingideas.johnnyseeds.com Hot jam? What’s wrong with these people? What next? Seriously: It’s fabulous! This jam lover experiments with absolutely all jam and preserves possibilities. This recipe is the result of endless tinkering, and the proof that the hard work was worth it. A real snap to make....
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Posted on 3rd of December, 2012 by Lévana
Reading – yes, reading, that’s how intriguing and exciting it is – Rinku Bhattacharya’s cookbook is to me the next best thing to a stroll through, say, Machane Yehuda, the legendary open-air market at the heart of Jerusalem. It positively vibrates with the smells and sounds of the kitchen, and...
Posted on 2nd of December, 2012 by Lévana
Latkas: The wonderful foods we love to hate! In addition to adding some delicious latkas and fritters recipes from around the world, you will learn a thing or two about frying safely and efficiently. Latkas even for dessert! Serve your latkas with homemade Apple Sauce: Nothing like it, and so...
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Posted on 29th of November, 2012 by Lévana
I have my mother-in-law to thank for turning me on to cheese latkas, which she used to whip up anytime we tugged at her heartstrings, Chanukkah or not, and often for a light lunch, as they are only very lightly sweetened. With this recipe, your cheese latkas will be...
Posted on 25th of November, 2012 by Lévana
Kosherfest in Secaucus was great fun this year. I and quite a few others marveled at how the staff at Kosherfest pulled off the whole show with their hands often tied behind their backs, so soon after Hurricane Sandy, which crippled many warehouses and made transportation a nightmare. Although I...
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Posted on 8th of November, 2012 by Lévana
I recently had the pleasure of meeting Dorit and David Nahmias, distillers extraordinaire, of Mahia and Rye Whisky at Nahmias et Fils: their Mahia is fabulous! They even gave me and my friend Chaim Szmidt a grand tour of their distillery in the Bronx: Impressive! The famous Sephardi fig- and...