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Moroccan Chickpea Soup Recipe

Posted on 10th of April, 2012 by Lévana

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The French term for chickpeas is “pois chiches,” meaning something like pea’s poor relatives. Wow, if poor and modest could always taste like this (I for one think it always does), just give it to me! So many hummus joints have recently sprouted all over the city: chickpea spreads with...
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Filed under: Chickpeas Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Jewish Recipes, Levana Kirschenbaum, Moroccan Soup Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Soup Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Moroccan Hot and Sweet Parsnips Recipe

Posted on 3rd of April, 2012 by Lévana

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Poor parsnips too often serve as crowd actor, and then get discarded (as in chicken soup), but here they are “it”. Who knew they could be so fabulous? hot and sweet is a great treatment for them, and the easiest. They are delicious at room temperature as well. Sephardi Tsimmis?...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Jewish Recipes, Kosher for Passover Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Parsnips Recipes, Passover Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC. Monday March 19th: Seder Feast

Posted on 14th of March, 2012 by Lévana

Here’s a feast you won’t spend days knocking yourself out preparing: Even the stunning fish terrine is much easier to make than it sounds! I’ll be demonstrating: Wild mushroom soup Tricolor fish terrine with watercress sauce Mixed greens with walnut dressing Roast beef shoulder with root vegetables Individual potato kugels...
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Warm Fig Tart Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 14th of March, 2012 by Lévana

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A nice and super healthy take on pumpkin pie, and so easy to make.  Easily converted to a gluten-free treat: You could use any flour at all. The pairing of figs with rosemary is deliciously funky. Remember, as always: No cooking wine or cooking sherry or any of those calamitous...
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Filed under: Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Figs Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Gluten-free Pie Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Levana Kirschenbaum, Low-Carb Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars Recipe

Posted on 8th of March, 2012 by Lévana

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I created these delicious (and gluten-free to boot) treats to celebrate the discovery that my granddaughter Musia was no longer allergic to peanut butter, and since she has a sort of chocolate obsession, this was the ultimate gift. To get an even shorter cut into her heart, I threw in...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday March 12. Biblical Feast

Posted on 7th of March, 2012 by Lévana

I got the inspiration for this wonderful meal some years ago during a fascinating visit to Naot Kiddumim, near Jerusalem, where everything that was used to grow and harvest the “Sheva Minim” (olives, pomegranates, figs, grapes, dates, barley and wheat) is still intact, just as in the ancient days when...
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Pasta with Fennel Tuna Sauce Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 7th of March, 2012 by Lévana

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If it is true that opposites attract, no dish would bear this out better than this one. Tuna  and Fennel! Besides, here is a whole new and fun way to eat canned tuna! Do not be alarmed by the fact that I don’t drain it—that’s practically all the oil contained...
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Filed under: Dairy Pie Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Fennel Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Italian Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Low-Carb Recipes, Recipes

Lamb Meatballs in Apple Chutney Sauce Recipe

Posted on 5th of March, 2012 by Lévana

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This new star was born just this past Shabbos, when I was tinkering with a batch of  Apple Tomato Chutney that tasted too delicious to be used only as a condiment; I went all out and incorporated in this Indian lamb meatball dish, and the finished dish was heavenly, and...
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Filed under: Chutney Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Indian Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lamb recipes, Recipes

Upcoming cooking Demo in NYC. Monday March 5th: The Whole grain Pasta Party

Posted on 1st of March, 2012 by Lévana

All these dishes are not only delicious and easy, but they are all very easily gluten-free adaptable. Please let me know if you have special gluten-free needs: I will happily accommodate you! I’ll be demonstrating: Spelt linguini with fennel tuna sauce Rice spaghetti and meatballs Soba noodles with wild mushroom...
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Purim: Mishloach Manot. The Healthy and Delicious Gift Basket with Recipes

Posted on 29th of February, 2012 by Lévana

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Since I only have eyes for kosher, homemade and natural, I find Purim an unbeatable chance to send a select few some fabulous homemade, fun and useful goodies (did you say fun and useful? Of course! Absolutely not an oxymoron). Do you think you have just found the perfect chocolate...
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Filed under: Apples Recipes, Asian Pickles Recipes, Caramel Sauce Recipes, Chai Mix Recipes, Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Chocolate Sauce Recipes, Chutney Recipes, Date Bar Recipes, Date Nut Bar Recipes, Dates Recipes, Food Baskets, Ginger Liqueur Recipes, Ginger Recipes, Healthy Food Baskets, Hot Pepper Jelly Recipes, Kim Chi Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Mishloach Manot Recipes, Natural and Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pesto Recipes, Pickle Press, Purim Baskets, Quick Breads Recipes, Raspberry Vinegar Recipes, Recipes, Tehina Recipes, Tehina Sauce Recipes, Walnuts Recipes, Zucchini Bread Recipes, Zucchini Recipes