Posted on 30th of July, 2013 by Lévana
We all love the wonderful taste of halvah, that great Sephardi dessert classic sold all over Israeli and Middle Eastern markets, but hardly ever get near it because of the prohibitive amount of sugar it contains. I tinkered with the flavors until I obtained this delicious and infinitely less sweet approximation....
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Posted on 25th of May, 2013 by Lévana
I made this cake for my niece Chana’s Sheva Brachot this week. I had plotted the layers the flavors the textures over and over, taking this out, adding that, sprinkling with the other, all in my mind’s eye, as meticulously and obsessively as if I was preparing to go on...
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Posted on 10th of October, 2012 by Lévana
Fresh tomatoes are the star of this wonderful dish: Please do not substitute canned tomatoes—there will be a huge difference! To seed them, simply halve them and squeeze the seeds gently out. Plantains come in two varieties: green to medium ripe and even riper. The former are used as vegetables...
Posted on 27th of January, 2010 by Lévana
Sounds dead-good-for-you-serious, doesn’t it? that is until you taste it: Plump and moist and chock full of goodies. I make it with spelt flour too, so it’s a win-win. As you may know, I am hard at work on my next cookbook, and all sweeteners are “under investigation” in each...