The Whole Foods Kosher kitchen

Asian Beef Shiitaki Nappa Cabbage Salad Recipe

Posted on 17th of January, 2013 by Lévana

Beef Salad

Photo Courtesy of spoonforkandchopsticks.blogspot.com/ My children make this dish quite often for Shabbos, and I always see it there with pleasure, like today, perfectly executed from my first cookbook, Levana’s Table: Kosher Cooking for Everyone. I’m so proud of my very first cookbook, which is displayed and extensively used in...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Beef Recipes, Cabbage recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Shitaki Recipes

Jerusalem Before the Snow: Restaurants and Beyond

Posted on 17th of January, 2013 by Lévana

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With our tour guide, Gidi Kelman, and his beautiful family Enjoy the pictures! http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=319914038109141&set=a.319913951442483.58835.100002716433844&type=3&theater We came back exhausted but delighted from our visit to Jerusalem, the last three days of sleet, hail, diluvial rains and fierce winds notwithstanding. What a shame we caught only a dusting of the much-anticipated snow...
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Filed under: Aharon Bezalel, Bait Zayit, Ein Kerem, Feldenkrais, Gidi Kelman, Gush Etsyon, Jerusalem Kosher Restaurants, Jewish Renaissance Center, Kosher Recipes, Machane Yehuda, Milky Way Desserts, Moshav Beit Hanan, Shekel Institute, Stories, Tekoa Farm, Yad Ezra, Zadok Yehuda

Kumquat Recipes: Salsa, Meat Sauce, Chutney, Relish, Marmalade

Posted on 12th of January, 2013 by Lévana

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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...
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Filed under: Chutney Recipes, Cranberries Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Kumquat Recipes, Marmalade Recipes, Recipes, Salsa Recipes, Stories

Hot Chocolate Weather. Recipes with all Variations

Posted on 26th of December, 2012 by Lévana

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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...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Hot Chocolate Recipes, Hot Cocoa Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes

Making Shabbos in a Jiffy

Posted on 23rd of December, 2012 by Lévana

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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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Filed under: Brownies Recipes, Cake Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Fish Recipes, Moroccan Chicken Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Quick Breads Recipes, Quick Cooking Recipes, Recipes, Salmon Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Shabbos Dishes, Soup Recipes, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Stories

My Youngest and Cutest Fan: My Muffins are Working:-)

Posted on 19th of December, 2012 by Lévana

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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...
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Filed under: Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Demo Fans, Muffins Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking, Stories

Hot Pepper Jelly Recipe. With Berry Variation

Posted on 5th of December, 2012 by Lévana

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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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Filed under: Berry Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Hot Pepper Jelly Recipes, Jalapeno Recipes, Jam Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Raspberry Hot Pepper Jelly Recipes, Recipes, Sweet Potato Latkas Recipes

The Bengali Five Spice Chronicle: Rinku Bhattacharya. Book Review

Posted on 3rd of December, 2012 by Lévana

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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...
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Filed under: Indian Recipes, Rinku Bhattacharya

Chanukkah and the Fear of Frying: International Latkas Recipes

Posted on 2nd of December, 2012 by Lévana

Latkas

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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Filed under: Apple Sauce Recipes, Apples Recipes, Blueberry Recipes, Burger Recipes, Chanukkah Recipes, Cheese Latkas Recipes, Corn Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low-Carb Recipes, Recipes, Vegetable Burgers Recipes, Vegetarian Burgers Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Cheese Latkas Recipe. Gluten-Free-Friendly

Posted on 29th of November, 2012 by Lévana

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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...
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Filed under: Chanukkah Recipes, Cheese Latkas Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Italian Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Latka Recipes, Recipes