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Upcoming Cooking Demo: Monday August 9th. Moroccan Feast

4th of August, 2010

My first and most enduring culinary love. I am going heavy on our kitchen rock stars: Lemons and olives: simple and healthy seductions for pennies! Gluten-free to boot! I’ll be demonstrating: Eggplant pepper salad with preserved lemons Lemon olive chicken Roast salmon and vegetables Fava bean soup Cornmeal almond cake...
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Frozen Chocolate Coconut Cake Recipe

4th of August, 2010

Frozen Chocolate Cake Recipe

I developed this wonderful frozen chocolate coconut cake to accommodate Kosher diners after a meat meal as well as dairy-intolerant diners. You will love the pairing of coconut and chocolate. Although this frozen chocolate coconut cake is delicious as is, for a dairy treat feel free to substitute dairy ice cream...
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Filed under: Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Coconut, Dairy-Free Frozen Dessert Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Frozen Dessert Recipes, Ganache Recipes, Ice Cream Cake Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Cake Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Peanut Butter Recipes, Recipes, Sponge Cake Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Gluten-Free Pizza Recipe

2nd of August, 2010

Gluten-Free Pizza Recipe

The following recipe leaves you lots of room not only for the choice of flours, but also for the choice of toppings. No need to ever buy a commercial gluten-free flour mix, which you might not find in your neighborhood, and which will cost you much more . Rather, experiment...
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Filed under: Bread Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Pizza Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes

Ask Lévana!

29th of July, 2010

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Do you have a burning question regarding cooking techniques or recipes? Here is the place to ask me! Please leave your question in the comment section below and I will be happy to reply with an answer.  

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Upcoming Cooking Class Demo: Monday, August 2nd Chocolate Fantasies!

29th of July, 2010

Staying put this August? Don’t miss this popular demo! I want to warn you about the brand new drop dead mousse torte and frozen dessert I have just developed, so you can come prepared and save your diet points for this one. If it requires you to “suffer” a setback...
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Tropical Fruit Cake Recipe

29th of July, 2010

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Sometimes I take my playing with food a drop further than even I myself dare, tinkering endlessly, as with this fruit cake, picking my family and friends as willing victims as I subject them to constantly evolving batches and asking them to please forget they ever tasted something if it...
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Filed under: Banana Recipes, Cake Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Fruit Cake Recipes, Ginger Recipes, Holiday Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes

Tilapia Niçoise en Papillotte Recipe

21st of July, 2010

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A packaged meal. Only, not that kind of a package! Enclosing the fish and its toppings in foil, parchment or wax paper seals in all its flavors. Papillotte is a cute French word that means curl, flutter, blink. In the food world it refers to the frill that tented paper...
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Filed under: Fish Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Recipes, Papillotte Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Tilapia Recipes

Cooking demo in New York: Monday July 26th: Latin Fiesta!

21st of July, 2010

The solemn week of Tish’a Be’av is just behind us. Time to have a good time! Singles, doubles and crowds: Nothing spells P-A-R-T-Y like a great Latin night of delicious food and drink. Bring your fun props and friends! I’ll be demonstrating: Sangria Pineapple rum cocktails Black bean chocolate soup...
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Renewing Vows, the Virtual Way

16th of July, 2010

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Recently I said to Sara, who helps me and tutors me in all things technical, I should have more of a profile on Facebook. My list of friends was expanding, G-d bless, and so it would be a nice idea. So we edited the profile to include my status (married)...
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Filed under: Food Stories, Kitchen Wisdom, Marriage Humor, Nice Stories, Renewing Vows, Stories

NYC Hick Goes out to Queens

16th of July, 2010

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I have been living in the United States almost two generations. I have lived in an apartment structure my whole life, in big cities only: Casablanca, Paris New York, etc…. you get the picture. I am a complete city mouse, don’t drive, and cannot conceive of any viable setting where...
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Filed under: Dessert Recipes, Ice Cream Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Ice Cream, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Restaurants, Nice Stories, Stories, Vegetarian Recipes