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The Whole Foods Kosher kitchen

Julia Child’s Gateau Reine de Saba Recipe a la Levana!

Posted on 14th of June, 2012 by Lévana

Julia Child’s Gateau Reine de Saba

I got my inspiration directly from Julia Child. The name Reine De Saba is not too presumptuous for this fabulous and ethereal dessert. It is almost flourless, but I make it completely so, and enjoy it on Passover too. Its short and dazzling ingredient list read like that of a...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dairy-Free Chocolate Truffle Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gateau Reine De Saba Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Julia Child, Kosher Recipes, Nuts Recipes, Recipes

Almond Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe

Posted on 13th of June, 2012 by Lévana

ALMOND STREUSEL COFFEE CAKE

  Yum! Lemon and almonds: Outrageous match! Wonderful brunch choice, as it has the look and texture of a yeasted pastry, thanks to the yogurt. Don’t hesitate to go dairy-free, as it has enough great flavors going for it. I make mine with spelt flour,  just as I make all...
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Filed under: Almond Recipes, Brunch Recipes, Cake Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Lemon Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Streusel Recipes, Yogurt Recipes

Recycling Challah Bread in Style: Mock Baba Recipe

Posted on 13th of June, 2012 by Lévana

Recycling Challah Bread in Style: Mock Baba Recipe

  This past Friday I had minutes to decide if I could whip up a dessert for a little “pitzel” graduation my children, Chabad Washington Heights, were hosting first thing Sunday morning for the children in their Day Care Center and their families. I looked around me, and this is...
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Filed under: Apricot Recipes, Baba Recipes, Bread Pudding Recipes, Breakfast recipes, Brunch Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: French Feast

Posted on 13th of June, 2012 by Lévana

Another exciting night with some French Classics! I’ll be demonstrating: Celery root portobello soup Coq au vin Boston lettuce watercress salad with shallot dressing Pommes dauphine Hazelnut dacquoise Click Here to Register May I suggest registering asap? Some demos fill up very fast, and this one is one of them!...
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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

My Version of Julia Child’s Vichyssoise Recipe

Posted on 7th of June, 2012 by Lévana

Julia Child’s Vichyssoise Recipe

Please do not find me sacrilegious if I start off with an inspiration from Julia Child’s wonderful classic, Vichyssoise, and take it on some less-traveled road. Who knows, you might  even welcome my making the recipe so elastic!  If you are looking to watch your starch intake, simply substitute 2...
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Filed under: Celery Root Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Julia Child, Kosher Recipes, Leeks Recipes, Low-Carb Recipes, Miso Paste Recipes, Potatoes Recipes, Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vichyssoise Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC. Monday June 11th. Father’s Day Brunch

Posted on 7th of June, 2012 by Lévana

Huh? A tie, a book, a wine opener? Oh no! Not again! A night out, filled with fun and delicious food: That’s what Dad needs! Children eight to fifteen years old pay only $30.00. I’ll be demonstrating: Bloody mary and screwdriver Feta and spinach dill frittata Linguini with pesto sauce...
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Filed under: Cooking Demos Gift Certificates, Kosher Cooking Classes, Kosher Cooking Demos, Kosher Cooking Demos in New York City

Herring Apple Potato Salad Recipe. White Fish Salad Variation

Posted on 7th of June, 2012 by Lévana

Herring Apple Potato Salad

I suspect many of you have the same problem I do: We all love herring and all briny smoked salty cured foods, but couldn’t dream of indulging in eating them in more than just minute doses, as the amount of salt contained in these dishes is nothing short of prohibitive....
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Filed under: Apples Recipes, Fish Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Herring Recipes, Jewish Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Smoked White Fish Salad Recipes

In Honor of Julia Child JC100 Anniversary: Salad Niçoise Recipe

Posted on 30th of May, 2012 by Lévana

Salad Niçoise Recipe

In Honor of Julia Child JC100 Anniversary: Salad Niçoise Recipe: Will I sound like a dinosaur if I declare that in my view no one, but no one, can fill dearest Julia’s gargantuan shoes and imitate her stentorian voice? I remember going to hear her at the Javitz Center, house...
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Filed under: Anchovies Recipes, French Recipes, Fresh Tuna Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Julia Child, Recipes, Salad Dressing Recipes, Salad Recipes

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Recipe

Posted on 25th of May, 2012 by Lévana

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries hardly a recipe, just a wonderful gift from yourself to yourself and a few dear friends, deliverable at the drop of a hat. Luxurious and gluten-free without even trying. Everyone loves that on Passover too, where I make it right on the spot and get lots of excited...
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Filed under: Berry Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Chocolate Sauce Recipes, Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Orange Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Passover Desserts Recipes, Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday June 4th: Cooking for Crowds

Posted on 23rd of May, 2012 by Lévana

Attention all moms of large households, harried rabbis-rebetzins, and other hosts regularly cooking up a storm for crowds: This is for you! Here’s just one exciting menu that will give you a really good idea how to do it simply and naturally, and of course economically, without running yourself ragged!...
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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