Upcoming Cooking Demo: Gluten-Free Dining In Style

Gluten-Free Dining In Style Monday, March 8th 7pm-9pm, Lincoln Square Synagogue Although I see no reason to put a whole nation on a gluten-free diet, the increase in gluten intolerance cannot be ignored. I experiment extensively with low-gluten and gluten-free dishes and get wonderful results each time, so my reasoning is, why not go for […]

Upcoming Cooking Demo: Spelt Baking

Spelt Baking Tuesday March 2nd (please note this is a Tuesday class) 7pm-9pm, Lincoln Square Synagogue Although I always experiment with – and get wonderful results  with  – gluten-free ingredients, there’s no need to put the whole nation on a gluten-free diet  (thank goodness we are not all afflicted!) I always have in mind  those […]

Upcoming Cooking Class Demo: The Shabbos Meal

PART 4: SHABBOS MEAL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND Health salad, cholent, poached salmon, roast chicken, kugel, carrot cake. 7pm to 9:30 pm I am running this series yet again, in response to countless requests.  You will learn to make an entire dinner meal including health salad, cholent, poached salmon, roast chicken, kugel, and carrot cake for […]

Ask Levana: Spices and Kosher Supervision

Here is a question I received from Sara M: Lévana, do spices need a hechsher in order to be considered Kosher? Answer: When spices are pure, meaning unblended, they need no Kosher supervision. They do need one when they are mixed, as in curry, gram masala, Ras El-Hanout, Hawaidge etc…. This doesn’t apply to Passover, […]

Upcoming: Cooking for Beginners Class Continues…

COOKING FOR BEGINNERS – FROM NEWLYWEDS TO EMPTY NESTERS 4 Part Series  (Resister for 1, or the remaining 2 classes classes) PART 3: DINNER! TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH (please make note that this class is on Tuesday) I am running this series yet again, in response to countless requests.  You will learn to make an entire […]