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Category Archives: Asian Recipes

Tilapia Fillets with Shitaki Miso Sauce Recipe. Other Fish Variations

5th of August, 2014

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I love cooking with tilapia as it is delicious, inexpensive, resilient, and reliable. This dish is ready in minutes! The Asian flavors work beautifully to make a perfect sauce, thanks to the miso, naturally and without any further steps than the baking of the whole dish. When you are in a...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Fish Recipes, Miso Paste Recipes, Recipes, Salmon Recipes, Shitaki Recipes, Tilapia Recipes

Fresh Seaweed Noodles in Miso Sauce Recipe. Sashimi Salad Variation. Gluten-Free Friendly

18th of July, 2014

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You will be as pleased as I am to see that fresh seaweed is getting increasingly more available, in many supermarkets and in sushi restaurants. It is true I haven’t seen fresh seaweed in any  form other than salad, in other words, prepared, but the salad is natural and its components do...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Gluten-free pasta recipes, Pasta Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Recipes, Sake Recipes, Seaweed Recipes, Spelt Noodles Recipes

My Latest Party Menu Ideas

1st of October, 2013

My Latest Party Menu Ideas

My Latest Party Menu Ideas: This past Shabbos Lunch, the day after Simchat Torah. No meat in sight, all vegetarian and fish dishes. When I described the menu to our guests before they dug in, I could plainly see they were delighted to get a break from meat dishes after...
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Filed under: Asian Pickles Recipes, Asian Recipes, Beets Recipes, Berry Recipes, Brussels Sprouts Recipes, Chickpeas Recipes, Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Chocolate Truffles Recipes, Dates Recipes, Eggplant Recipes, Fruit Salad Recipes, Heirloom Tomato Recipes, Kim Chi Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Fish Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Soup Recipes, Nori Recipes, Pickle Press, Pickled Beets Recipes, Raspberry Vinegar Recipes, Recipes, Salad Dressing Recipes, Salad Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Sephardi Soup Recipes, Stories, Swiss Chard Recipes, Tajines Recipes, Tuna Tartare Recipes

Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot Bash. Complete Menu and Recipes

23rd of September, 2013

Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot Bash. Complete Menu and Recipes

 Some of the kids grew a little! Here’s Mordy, left, carrying a huge pot of soup with Yissur Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot family bash is an old tradition. We host it at  the capacious Sukkah of  Chabad West Side, occupying a good chunk of it, to accommodate our extended family...
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Filed under: Apples Recipes, Asian Pickles Recipes, Asian Recipes, Beef Tongue Recipes, Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Coconut Milk Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dairy-Free Ice Cream Cake Recipes, Date Bar Recipes, Date Nut Bar Recipes, Dates Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Dry Spice Rub Recipes, Fish Soup Recipes, Frozen Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Healthy Cookie Recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Jewish Holiday Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Mock Crab Recipes, Moroccan Chicken Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Salads Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pate Recipes, Pickle Press, Recipes, Stories

Chinese Green Tea Dressing Recipe

14th of July, 2013

Chinese Green Tea Dressing Recipe

Chinese Green Tea Dressing Recipe: The magic of Asian ingredients! With such intense and clean flavors, a little goes a long way.  Because all the dressing ingredients are liquid, it makes it very lean. You will love this dressing not only with your favorite salad greens, but also drizzled on grilled...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Green Tea Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes, Salad Dressing Recipes, Salad Recipes, Sesame Oil Recipes

Salmon or Tuna Tartare Recipe. Mock Crab Variation

17th of June, 2013

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The term “tartare” is used loosely here. It only suggests that the fish is not cooked, in the strictest sense of the word. But in reality, the lime juice and oil do “cook” the finely shredded fish. You can prepare the tuna tartare a day or two in advance, just...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Fish Salads Recipes, Hors d'Oeuvre Recipes, Mock Crab Recipes, Nori Recipes, Recipes, Salmon Recipes, Tuna Steaks Recipes, Tuna Tartare Recipes

Asian Beef Shiitaki Napa Cabbage Salad Recipe

17th of January, 2013

Asian Beef Shiitaki Napa Cabbage Salad Recipe

My children make this dish quite often for Shabbos, and I always see it there with pleasure, like today, perfectly executed from my first cookbook, Levana’s Table: Kosher Cooking for Everyone. I’m so proud of my very first cookbook, which is displayed and extensively used in so many homes. This...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Beef Recipes, Cabbage recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Shitaki Recipes

Kosherfest 2012 Standout New Products

25th of November, 2012

Kosherfest 2012 Standout New Products

Kosherfest in Secaucus was great fun this year. I and quite a few others marveled at how the staff at Kosherfest pulled off the whole show with their hands often tied behind their backs, so soon after Hurricane Sandy, which crippled many warehouses and made transportation a nightmare. Although I...
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Turnip Cakes with Dipping Sauce and Wasabi Oil Recipe

17th of May, 2012

Turnip Cakes

What a pity we can’t find this treat in Kosher Sushi Restaurants! they are so much fun: Turnip Cakes are a Chinese Dim Sum dish made of shredded turnip and radish  and rice flour. It is steamed, then chilled and cut into cubes. It starts by being just a bland...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Daikon Recipes, Dim Sum Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Levana, Levana Kirschenbaum, Recipes, Turnip Recipes, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Teryaki Sauce Recipe

29th of February, 2012

Teryaki Sauce Recipe

I live in the vicinity of several Chinese restaurants (who doesn’t?). Every morning I watch the mountain of trash at their back door, and it always includes enormous jerry cans of teriyaki sauce: No wonder all those dishes look like a container of motor oil has accidentally landed there. This...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Fish Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Recipes, Teriyaki Sauce Recipes