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My Latest Party Menu and Recipes

Posted on 1st of October, 2013 by Lévana

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My latest party menu: 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 a...
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Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot Bash. Complete Menu and Recipes

Posted on 23rd of September, 2013 by Lévana

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 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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Chinese Green Tea Dressing Recipe

Posted on 14th of July, 2013 by Lévana

Arugala grapefruit fennel salad

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 fish, tofu, or chicken. Ingredients:...
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Salmon or Tuna Tartare Recipe. Mock Crab Variation

Posted on 17th of June, 2013 by Lévana

Tuna Tartare

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 dish a day or two in advance, just as...
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Asian Beef Shiitaki Nappa Cabbage Salad Recipe

Posted on 17th of January, 2013 by Lévana

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Photo Courtesy of spoonforkandchopsticks.blogspot.com/ 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...
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Kosherfest 2012 Standout New Products

Posted on 25th of November, 2012 by Lévana

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

Posted on 17th of May, 2012 by Lévana

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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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Teryaki Sauce Recipe

Posted on 29th of February, 2012 by Lévana

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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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Lychee Kanten Recipe.

Posted on 15th of February, 2012 by Lévana

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Consider kanten the Jell-O of champions. You can make it with any kind of fruit and juice, or tea. Kuzu, the starch of the kuzu plant, is a wonderful thickener, and is easy to get in health food stores. Kanten, the dessert made with kuzu, is quick and delicious, and...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Green Tea Recipes, Kanten Recipes, Kuzu Recipes, Lychee Recipes, Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday February 13th: Glorious Asian Flavors. Gluten-Free

Posted on 8th of February, 2012 by Lévana

Small costs of labor and money, but tastes like a great feast. Nothing like a great Pad Thai, the famous Thai National Dish served at every street corner. Gluten-free without even trying, and so wholesome! I’ll be demonstrating: Edamame, seaweed and sprout salad with toasted nori dressing Peanut butter pumpkin...
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