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My Pre-Pessach Shabbos Bash. Complete Menu

Posted on 8th of March, 2013 by Lévana

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My whole grain loaves look plebeian and rustic, in the traditional Sephardi/Arabic tradition, but they taste GOOD! I recently received some fabulous meat samples from Naftali Hanau at Grow and Behold Good mother that I am, I decided to enjoy my precious gift in the appreciative company of my foodie...
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Making Shabbos in a Jiffy

Posted on 23rd of December, 2012 by Lévana

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This whole past week was taken up at my apartment with emergency repairs, and the first time I had full access to my kitchen was Thursday night. Since we are going away to Israel this coming Thursday, for almost two weeks, we wanted to spend this Shabbos with my children...
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Filed under: Brownies Recipes, Cake Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Fish Recipes, Moroccan Chicken Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Quick Breads Recipes, Quick Cooking Recipes, Recipes, Salmon Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Shabbos Dishes, Soup Recipes, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Stories

Chocolate Chestnut Coconut Cake Recipe

Posted on 13th of September, 2012 by Lévana

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Picture Courtesy of www.gliving.com I am constantly asked how I go about developing all my recipes, and although it is hard to make a non-food professional visualize all the steps involved, let me still name one no-brainer vital initial step, which I think my fellow food professionals will second readily:...
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Filed under: Cake Recipes, Chestnut Recipes, Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Coconut, Coconut Milk Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking

Almond Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe

Posted on 13th of June, 2012 by Lévana

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  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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Filed under: Almond Recipes, Brunch Recipes, Cake Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Lemon Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Streusel Recipes, Yogurt Recipes

Mother’s Day Brunch

Posted on 11th of May, 2012 by Lévana

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This past week we went to three BBQs, including last night’s Lag Baomer gig, with our Rabbi, his lovely wife and his delightful children-sous chefs. I wasn’t sure  what was harder to resist: The kids or the delicious goodies they were flipping. In one short week I ate as much...
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Mocca Oatmeal Cake Recipe

Posted on 3rd of January, 2012 by Lévana

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I adore oats: the flavor, the texture, the ease of preparation, the low price, the nutritional assets: Everything! those of you who have my latest cookbook  know there’s absolutely nothing I don’t do with them, including mudpacks, which I don’t eat and don’t feed anyone: Thank G-d for small blessings,...
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Orange Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

Posted on 18th of November, 2011 by Lévana

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My daughter-in -law Elisheva’s favorite cake. Would you believe it? My orange poppy seed cake, taken from my first book, Levana’s Table,  has been on top of Google search for eight years running! Just read the all the rave reviews for it: What Nachas! Equally at home for breakfast and...
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Chocolat à Toute Heure

Posted on 28th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Chocolat à Toute Heure: Which means, chocolate anytime. That’s right, not only in minor emergencies such as an attack of the munchies. You can have it for dinner too, as in this fabulous bean dish and chicken dish: how liberating is that? Of course we are only talking about dark...
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Filed under: Burritos Recipes, Cake Recipes, Chocolate Bark Recipes, Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Cooking with beer, Cranberries Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Espresso Beans, Jasmine Tea Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, main dishes, Mole Sauce Recipes, Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Chocolate Jasmine Marble Cake Recipe

Posted on 28th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Submit to the seduction of Chocolate and jasmine! Ingredients: 3 cups flour: all-purpose, whole pastry, or spelt 1 tablespoon baking powder Good pinch salt 11/2 cups sugar 1 cup natural margarine spread (health food stores) 4 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup strong jasmine tea (2 jasmine tea bags...
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Carrot Cake Recipe

Posted on 25th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Me, my husband and my sister Lea.  Circa 1979, selling our carrot cake at a Central Park Fair. Our Post-Woodstock Pre-Chassidic days. You like? I remember cutting a slice for Bianca Jagger, Chi Chi Williams and many other Celebs! Our award-winning cake, circa 1979. Ideally moist and fragrant. I believe...
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