The Whole Foods Kosher kitchen

Delicious New Chocolates: Thank You Dear Coco!

Posted on 23rd of May, 2012 by Lévana

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I think after all the tumult Trader Joe’s Chocolate Chips caused this week, I have the perfect antidote: New Chocolate Kid on the block: Dear Coco. Rachelle Ferneau, the owner, had the inspiration to send me some samples of her chocolate truffles, all twelve flavors in a cool lucite-like box,...
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Filed under: Artisanal Chocolates, Chocolate Truffles Recipes, Dairy-Free Chocolate Truffle Recipes, Dear Coco Chocolate, Stories

My Demo at DeGustibus Last Week!

Posted on 22nd of May, 2012 by Lévana

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An All-Moroccan Feast: Yum! As delicious as it was easy, and of course all natural, all excerpted from my new cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Judge for yourself from the thank-you note Salvatore Rizzo, director of DeGustibus,  sent me: “On behalf of all of us at De Gustibus Cooking...
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Filed under: DeGustibus, Kosher Cooking Classes, Kosher Cooking Demos, Kosher Cooking Demos in New York City, Kosher Food, Levana Kirschenbaum, Levana Restaurant, Stories, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Trader Joe’s Chocolate Chips Going Dairy. A Gastronomic Uproar

Posted on 17th of May, 2012 by Lévana

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This week I received dozens of messages about these national news that are causing a total uproar: Trader Joe’s delicious chocolate chips are going to be made in dairy equipment from now on To name just one example, here’s an alarmed message  from Rachel: Worst news ever!  Please take action....
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Filed under: Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Chocolate Sauce Recipes, Chocolate Truffles Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Menachem Lubinsky, Orthodox Kosher Supervision, Recipes, Stories, Trader Joe's

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday May 21st: Shavouot Feast

Posted on 17th of May, 2012 by Lévana

My new version of onion soup includes an ingredient that is invisible but tastes magnificent: Manchego. Let’s enjoy this rare dairy splurge! Fabulous Menu I’ll be demonstrating: French onion soup Salmon with fennel and olives Artichoke and fava bean casserole Endive pear parmesan salad Ricotta lemon babka My gorgeous Hardcover...
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Filed under: Cooking Demos Gift Certificates, Kosher Cookbooks, Kosher Cooking Classes, Kosher Cooking Demos, Kosher Cooking Demos in New York City, Levana Kirschenbaum, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Turnip Cakes with Dipping Sauce and Wasabi Oil Recipe

Posted on 17th of May, 2012 by Lévana

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What a pity we can’t find this treat in Kosher Sushi Restaurants! they are so much fun: Turnip Cakes are a Chinese Dim Sum dish made of shredded turnip and radish  and rice flour. It is steamed, then chilled and cut into cubes. It starts by being just a bland...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Daikon Recipes, Dim Sum Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Levana, Levana Kirschenbaum, Recipes, Turnip Recipes, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Mother’s Day Brunch

Posted on 11th of May, 2012 by Lévana

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This past week we went to three BBQs, including last night’s Lag Baomer gig, with our Rabbi, his lovely wife and his delightful children-sous chefs. I wasn’t sure  what was harder to resist: The kids or the delicious goodies they were flipping. In one short week I ate as much...
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Filed under: Berry Recipes, Brunch Recipes, Cake Recipes, Cauliflower Recipes, Cheddar Scones Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Frittata Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Levana, Levana Kirschenbaum, Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Chocolate Truffles Recipe. All Variations

Posted on 10th of May, 2012 by Lévana

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I think you can tell: These are nothing but trouble! A snap to make, dairy-free, luxurious, luscious. I am including all variations. I would walk miles for the Sea Salt Caramel Truffles, my favorite. But trust me: All of them are worth making. Reinventing Cream: For a richer texture, I...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Chocolate Truffles Recipes, Dairy-Free Chocolate Truffle Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Levana, Levana Kirschenbaum, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Vegan Chocolate Truffle Recipes, Vegan Chocolate Vegan Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday May 14th: Glorious Asian Morsels

Posted on 9th of May, 2012 by Lévana

Fish and vegetable Asian delicacies, made naturally and elegantly. Wasabi oil: pure seduction! I’ll be demonstrating: Nori rolls Sea bass poached in dashi sake broth Sashimi salad Mock crab spring rolls Turnip cakes with dipping sauce and wasabi oil Vegetable dumplings We are selling The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen at...
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Filed under: Cooking Demos Gift Certificates, Cooking for two, Kosher Cookbooks, Kosher Cooking Classes, Kosher Cooking Demos, Kosher Cooking Demos in New York City, Levana, Levana Kirschenbaum, Recipes, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Mango Curry Dressing Recipe

Posted on 9th of May, 2012 by Lévana

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This salad dressing is delightful not only over greens, but also with  fish or chicken, grilled or poached. The pungent curry is a wonderful foil for the fruity and tart mango. Use only as much dressing as will lightly coat your greens, and include with your greens some diced fresh...
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Filed under: Curry Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Mango Recipes, Recipes, Salad Dressing Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Cholent Jazzed up: Chestnut Mushroom Soup Recipe

Posted on 6th of May, 2012 by Lévana

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This shabbos looked like it was going to be another unseasonably chilly day, soup weather. And I had several non-meat eaters coming for lunch. So I made fish for main course, but decided I would make a soup for first course. The result was out of this world, and is...
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Filed under: Barley Recipes, Black Barley Recipes, Chestnut Recipes, Cholent Recipes, Dates Recipes, Forbidden Rice Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Jewish Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Levana, Levana Kirschenbaum, Mushroom Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen, Whole Grain Soups Recipes