Lévana on The Kosher Scene

Check out this terrific write up about my weekly cooking class demos (as well as some of my recipes) on The Kosher Scene!

Monday April 26th Cooking Demo: Seasonal Spring Bounty

Don’t miss next week’s special Seasonal Spring Bounty Cooking Class Demo at Lincoln Square Synagogue on Monday, April 26th.  Winter is over and wonderful vibrant food colors and fragrances are upon us in every food display: cheer up and enjoy them while they last! Another part many of you will love is, it’s all gluten-free! […]


Caterer, Meet The Mother of the Bride!

I was a caterer many years,  and catered countless simchas.  When my time came to plan for my children’s wedding and be a plain-clothes customer, Mother of the Bride, I had a “choice” between striking fear in the hearts of those caterers and bullying them around, and writing up for them the very golden rules […]


Easy Summer Shabbos Entertaining. Menu and Recipes

Shabbos Entertaining can easily get trickier in the dog days of summer. The preoccupation with dreaming up wonderful and easy summer dishes started very early this year for me. Recently I found myself listening, rather incredulously, to the weather report on the news, one Thursday morning, and the forecast was: Temperature in the high eighties. […]

Passover Cooking. Panning the Perfect Seder Menu: Complete with Recipes. Non-Gebroks

If you would like to start with my induction  Boot Camp Crash Course in Passover Cooking, read my Passover Kitchen Diaries: Anatomy of a Week in the Home Kitchen Trenches. I grew up in a very modest household, but I remember fabulous food at every meal at my home, especially my mother’s Passover Cooking. So […]