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My Last Sheva Brachot Menu and Recipes

Posted on 17th of March, 2013 by Lévana

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I was asked by several of my guests to share my recipes for the Sheva Brachot we hosted this week for my niece Mushkie and her husband Zalman, and I am delighted to oblige. So, here comes, complete with recipes. I used some wonderful treats Grow and Behold sent me,...
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Filed under: Bean Soup Recipes, Beef Cheeks Recipes, Beef Recipes, Blondie Recipes, Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dates Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Moroccan Chicken Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Passover Desserts Recipes, Passover Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Pickle Press, Porcini Powder, Raspberry Hot Pepper Jelly Recipes, Raspberry Vinegar Recipes, Recipes, Roast Chicken Recipes, Salad Recipes, Salsa Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Tajines Recipes

Halva Maple Mousse with Pistachios. Gluten-Free

Posted on 4th of March, 2013 by Lévana

Halva mousse

Like many of us halva lovers, I dread the amount of sugar contained in commercial halva. But the good news is, it is so intensely flavored that I always tinker with ways to make the included sugar go a much longer way while getting the full measure of the Tehina...
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Filed under: Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gelatin Desserts, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Halva Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Mousse Recipes

Lemon Coconut Mousse. Gluten-Free

Posted on 3rd of March, 2013 by Lévana

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Another treat born of good flavor matchmaking! Anyone not a lemon lover, or coconut lover, need not apply! Naturally gluten-free. In my catering days I have always used unflavored kosher gelatin in many exciting desserts but had never offered any of them in my cookbooks and my demos, as it...
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Filed under: Coconut Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gelatin Desserts, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lemon Recipes, Mousse Recipes, Recipes

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly. Vegan Adaptation

Posted on 30th of January, 2013 by Lévana

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Photo courtesy of tasteofhome.com This recipe is directly inspired from my original “mother” oatmeal cookie recipe, which I developed for my latest cookbook, one of the many variations for them I have included. I’m a total sucker for oats,  and look for any conceivable excuse to spread them on thick....
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Filed under: Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Coconut Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten-free Cookie Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Healthy Cookie Recipes, Healthy Snacks Recipes, Heathy Cookies Recipes, Oatmeal Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Vegan Cookie Recipes, Vegan Desserts Recipes

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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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Chocolate Truffles Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dear Coco Chocolate, Fish Recipes, Granola Recipes, Israeli Salads Recipes, Kosher Bottled Marinades, Kosher Fish Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Ice Cream, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosherfest, Peanut Butter Recipes, Preserved Lemons Recipes, Recipes

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

CCC Redux: Walnut Blondies Recipe

Posted on 7th of August, 2012 by Lévana

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Photo via www.tasteofhome.com A couple weeks ago, I was baking chocolate chip cookies with kids in summer camp, and our baking conditions were rudimentary, to say the least. We needed to bake 48 cookies in a convection oven large enough to bake, say, 2 pans of 12 cookies. So, simple...
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Apricot Custard Tart Recipe. GF-Friendly

Posted on 10th of July, 2012 by Lévana

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If you are, as I am, crazy about all stone fruit, this tart is for you: I initially developed this recipe with apricots in mind, but not finding them as ripe and fragrant as I wanted them to be, I picked their cousins, nectarines, which happened to look luscious. Peaches...
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Filed under: Apricot Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Pie Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Gluten-free Pie Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Oatmeal Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking

Apple Crumb Pie Recipe

Posted on 27th of June, 2012 by Lévana

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The all-time American favorite, as easy to make as the proverbial…. apple pie! One of my favorite comfort foods. No crust here, but loads of crunchy topping. All Gluten-Free Friends: This dessert is a snap to make the gluten-free way too, so go for it. You might to make the...
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Filed under: American Desserts, Apple Pie Recipes, Apples Recipes, Comfort Foods Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Pie Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Gluten-free Pie Recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Kuzu Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes

Julia Child’s Gateau Reine de Saba Recipe a la Levana!

Posted on 14th of June, 2012 by Lévana

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I got my inspiration directly from Julia. The name is not presumptuous for this fabulous and ethereal dessert. It is almost flourless, but I make it completely so, and enjoy it on Passover too. Its short and dazzling ingredient list read like that of a giant chocolate truffle. Chocolate and...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dairy-Free Chocolate Truffle Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gateau Reine De Saba Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Julia Child, Kosher Recipes, Nuts Recipes, Recipes