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Moroccan Almond Shortbread Crescents Recipe

Posted on 10th of April, 2012 by Lévana

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A great Sephardi favorite, called ghriba. Traditionally we make them round and top them with a little cinnamon, but I find that no matter how carefully I store them, the tops always start crumbling and looking ragged, so I shape them in crescents, and they behave themselves and keep their...
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars Recipe

Posted on 8th of March, 2012 by Lévana

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I created these delicious (and gluten-free to boot) treats to celebrate the discovery that my granddaughter Musia was no longer allergic to peanut butter, and since she has a sort of chocolate obsession, this was the ultimate gift. To get an even shorter cut into her heart, I threw in...
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Pasta with Fennel Tuna Sauce Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 7th of March, 2012 by Lévana

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If it is true that opposites attract, no dish would bear this out better than this one. Tuna  and Fennel! Besides, here is a whole new and fun way to eat canned tuna! Do not be alarmed by the fact that I don’t drain it—that’s practically all the oil contained...
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Moroccan Spicy Nut Truffles Recipe

Posted on 24th of February, 2012 by Lévana

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For nut lovers only: the famous Pfeffernusse, Sephardi style.  Moroccan to be exact. Perfect for Passover too, and gluten-free without even trying. Don’t try to bake them on a disposable cookie sheet, or the bottoms will burn. Ingredients: 12∕3 cups unblanched almonds 12∕3 cups walnuts ¾ cup sugar 2 teaspoons...
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Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Bread Crumbs Topping Recipe. Gluten-Free Variation

Posted on 13th of February, 2012 by Lévana

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I love the robust flavor of  cauliflower, and the roasting intensifies it even further.  I use frozen cauliflower, as it is already cut, cleaned, and every bit as delicious and nutritious! Attention Gluten-Free readers: This is for you too! Although this dish needs no help from the usual pasta suspects...
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Hot Cereal Recipe for Champions, Future Moms and Everyone in Between. Gluten-Free Variations

Posted on 11th of February, 2012 by Lévana

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Recently my very pregnant daughter Bella mentioned that her ob-gyn recommended she include more fiber and more vegetable protein in her diet. Always tinkering with the whole gamut of grains, I welcomed the opportunity to experiment, this time setting as my goal, making a breakfast that would be at once...
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Fish Tandoori Recipe

Posted on 25th of January, 2012 by Lévana

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The term Tandoori is Indian and signals the present of a yogurt or buttermilk in the sauce ingredients, which makes the chicken or fish prepared this way incredibly moist and tender, and most importantly, dairy-free and suitable for any kind of meal! I obtain the buttermilk tang and texture by...
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Almond Macarons with Chocolate Coffee Filling Recipe. All Variations

Posted on 18th of January, 2012 by Lévana

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You will never think of macaroons as institutional fare after you taste these elegant and easy treats, close cousins of the amaretto cookies. Gluten-free without even trying! If you get lazy and would rather use store-bought ground almonds, also called almond flour (warning: you will pay dearly for the extra...
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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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Kosherfest 2011!

Posted on 14th of November, 2011 by Lévana

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Would it make me sound like a dinosaur if I said I remember early Kosherfest shows taking place, ages ago, with flocks of young mothers pushing strollers and turning the show into a giant lunch break in an industrial playground? Then the show moved to Javitz Center sans strollers, then...
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