Posted on 9th of February, 2012 by Lévana
Hammentaschen the signature triangle-shaped fun Purim cookie, shrouded in legend and folklore (ear-shaped? purse-shaped? Read on!) with three points pinched around a jam filling. It matters not at all if you don’t celebrate Purim—you will love ’em! Attention Gluten-Free Diners: This is for you too! The day you get really...
Posted on 14th of September, 2011 by Lévana
Who knew they could be made right at home? And who knows why they are called Chinese cookies for that matter? I don’t think the Chinese have ever even heard of them. It’s a little like French kiss or French laundry or French goodness knows what else, which always leaves...
Posted on 14th of July, 2011 by Lévana
My sister Lea’s galettes: Hers the best, even my mother agrees! Galettes were a staple at my house in Morocco, and still are at my mother’s house, where all children clamor for them, calling them Maman Biscuit (they lump all her baked goods into this one generic word: biscuit), submitting...
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Posted on 11th of June, 2011 by Lévana
We all think of cookies as a short-lived and vaguely illicit pleasure. Except I honestly think, and you can ask anyone, there’s no cookie in the world more worshiped and more baked than my smart little chocolate chip cookies. I will attempt to give you an idea just how much mileage it gets....
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Posted on 10th of March, 2011 by Lévana
Hammantashen Recipe The signature triangle-shaped fun Purim cookie, with three points pinched around a jam filling. There’s no Purim without them! Delicious Gluten-free too! Ingredients: Dough: 4 cups flour: all-purpose, whole wheat pastry, or spelt (gluten-free: any GF flour) 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ salt 4 eggs ¾ cup sugar...
Posted on 20th of February, 2011 by Lévana
This recipe is in all my cookbooks, including my upcoming one. I can never make enough of these; and apparently, neither can thousands and thousands of people. A few years ago, I was involved with a few friends in a massive fund-raising project and made a million cookies (yes, a...
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Posted on 26th of October, 2010 by Lévana
Image courtesy Annie City Kitchen Incredibly easy and wonderful! There is nothing I don’t do with oats, even mudpacks and hair rinses (which of course I don’t eat, or drink, respectively: Relax!) No problem whatsoever adapting this recipe to gluten-free! Apricot Oat Bar Ingredients: 3/4 cup natural margarine (health food...
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Posted on 3rd of June, 2010 by Lévana
If there was only one cookie recipe left for me to make, biscotti would be it, hands down, and not only because it is so simple and delicious but because it is so versatile. From the basic dough, you can go in so many exciting directions. You might even consider...
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Posted on 3rd of May, 2010 by Lévana
Promise I don’t want to be coy here: After more than two years of incredibly hard work to get my line of Natural Spelt Desserts in place, it looks like it’s finally happening. They are called, what else, Levana. I made a dry run of the desserts a couple weeks...