Posted on 5th of May, 2013 by Lévana
Blueberries: You just say the word, and I wax lyrical. Blueberries can do no wrong! All of my friends who used to summer with us in the mountains think of me fondly each time they make this cake. I can’t remember how many thousands I have made; I still have pictures of...
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Posted on 19th of April, 2013 by Lévana
Photo Courtesy www.Mielmaroc.com The treat of my childhood: peanut butter and jelly Moroccan-style called Amlou. The original spread is made with Argan oil, an insanely expensive and insanely delicious oil, from a tree called argan growing only in Morocco (you can find it online, complete with the somewhat scatological trivia...
Posted on 24th of January, 2013 by Lévana
Photo Courtesy sodahead.com Fruit is not just dessert or snack, but a valuable part of many wonderful easy dishes. Fruits pack lots of flavor and nutrition, and are fun to cook with. have fun with this wonderful menu! I am offering here four different fruit salads, one more amazing than...
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Posted on 24th of January, 2013 by Lévana
Sephardis are great fans of fruit in their dishes. This wonderful dish will easily explain why. A sort of fruity take-off on the traditional paella, sans tomatoes. Growing up, we never needed any begging to come to dinner! Fruit pairs beautifully with many exciting aromatic ingredients, such as curry, meat,...
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Posted on 13th of June, 2012 by Lévana
Yum! Lemon and almonds: Outrageous match! Wonderful brunch choice, as it has the look and texture of a yeasted pastry, thanks to the yogurt. Don’t hesitate to go dairy-free, as it has enough great flavors going for it. I make mine with spelt flour, just as I make all...
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Posted on 10th of April, 2012 by Lévana
A great Sephardi favorite, called ghriba. Traditionally we make them round and top them with a little cinnamon, but I find that no matter how carefully I store them, the tops always start crumbling and looking ragged, so I shape them in crescents, and they behave themselves and keep their...
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Posted on 24th of February, 2012 by Lévana
For nut lovers only: the famous Pfeffernusse, Sephardi style. Perfect for Passover too, and gluten-free without even trying. Don’t try to bake them on a disposable cookie sheet, or the bottoms will burn. Ingredients: 12∕3 cups unblanched almonds 12∕3 cups walnuts ¾ cup sugar 2 teaspoons ground cloves 1 teaspoon...
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Posted on 18th of January, 2012 by Lévana
You will never think of macaroons as institutional fare after you taste these elegant and easy treats, close cousins of the amaretto cookies. Gluten-free without even trying! If you get lazy and would rather use store-bought ground almonds, also called almond flour (warning: you will pay dearly for the extra...
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Posted on 1st of December, 2011 by Lévana
Tajines are a glowing example of how you can work on a dish very little and end up with something glorious! Such is the magic of Moroccan cooking. Tajine is the name of the earthenware pot that gave its name to all dishes cooked in it. In our native Moroccan...
Posted on 22nd of September, 2011 by Lévana
Pastilla is one of the world’s great dishes, and it takes just one delightful bite to understand why. It epitomizes Moroccan cuisine, spicy and sweet, delicate and intriguing. More labored than the dishes I usually share, but then this is a very special treat. I admit I toast the almonds...