The Whole Foods Kosher kitchen

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday May 7th. Mother’s Day

Posted on 2nd of May, 2012 by Lévana

Calling all children to cook with – and for- Mommy: You will be delighted to see how delicious and healthy a lot of standbys are, if only they are homemade! Children eight to fifteen years old pay only $30.00. I’ll be demonstrating: Tuna casserole Blueberry scones Pancakes with assorted toppings...
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Mock Zuppa Inglese Recipe

Posted on 2nd of May, 2012 by Lévana

ZUPPA-ENGLESE1

Zuppa Inglese is not a soup at all, but an affectionate take on what the Italians see as a favorite British dessert, closely related to trifle.  As always with desserts known as containing too many eggs and too much cream, I cheat and tinker endlessly, as I did here, using...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Lavender Recipes, Levana, Levana Kirschenbaum, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Trifle recipes, Vegan Desserts Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen, Zuppa Inglese Recipes

Beef in Chocolate Black Currant Sauce Recipe

Posted on 2nd of May, 2012 by Lévana

Beef-chocolate-sauce

Is this combo even safe, you might wonder? It is much better than safe: It’s wonderful!The chocolate, cassis (a Black Currant Liquor, available at all liquor stores: Couldn’t live without it!) and black or red currant jelly are quite a powerful team. I always find the way the butcher cuts...
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Filed under: Beef Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Creme de Cassis Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Levana, Levana Kirschenbaum, Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Thought I’d Share this Rave Review of my Chocolate Demo with You!

Posted on 2nd of May, 2012 by Lévana

From Sharon, one of our demo guests last night: This lovely comment makes my day! And yes, I will be posting these two recipes soon: Do not fret:-)))) Levana, went to last night’s cooking class: chocolate night. Beef stew in black currant chocolate sauce sounded like an unlikely amalgam of...
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: April 30th. Chocolate for Dinner

Posted on 25th of April, 2012 by Lévana

Did you know chocolate lurks blissfully in many savory dishes? We are giving equal time to main course and dinner. My latest cookbook is on sale during the demo, for the special discounted price of $30.00 (retail price:$39.95. Discount: 25%)! Better yet, buy a case of 6 books for $150.00...
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Tilapia in Tehina Sauce Recipe

Posted on 25th of April, 2012 by Lévana

Tilapia-tehina-sauce

This delicious and ridiculously easy dish is a very good illustration of everything I promise in the Pantry Chapter of my new cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. Glorious Meals Pure and Simple: Namely, that on days when you have no time to cook, all you need to do is...
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Filed under: Fish Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Fish Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Tehina Recipes, Tehina Sauce Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday April 23rd. Israeli Independence Day

Posted on 18th of April, 2012 by Lévana

Attention Israelis, native and honorary alike, all aboard: Let’s eat as in the Shuk! I’ll be demonstrating: Yogurt strawberry rhubarb soup Shakshuka on baked beans Tilapia in tehina sauce Spinach feta cheese borekas Semolina almond cake with lemon syrup I will also be selling and signing my latest cookbook: Just...
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The Passover Kitchen Diaries: Anatomy of a Week in the Home Kitchen Trenches

Posted on 18th of April, 2012 by Lévana

Orange-almond-cake

 I have been asked countless times by fans, family and friends the perennial Passover question: “How do you do it?” And each time I suspect the person asking is fervently hoping I’ll snap my fingers and brag I do it in my sleep. The reality is, Passover is a titanic...
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On SiriusXM with Rabbi Wechsler Teaches

Posted on 12th of April, 2012 by Lévana

A special Chol Hamoed treat! Check out my interview with Rabbi Wechsler Teaches on Sirius Radio!

Filed under: Passover Recipes, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Moroccan Almond Shortbread Crescents Recipe

Posted on 10th of April, 2012 by Lévana

ALMOND-SHORTBREAD-CRESCENTS

A great Sephardi favorite, called ghriba. Traditionally we make them round and top them with a little cinnamon, but I find that no matter how carefully I store them, the tops always start crumbling and looking ragged, so I shape them in crescents, and they behave themselves and keep their...
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Filed under: Almond Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-free Cookie Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Levana Kirschenbaum, Moroccan Dessert Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Vegan Desserts Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen