Posted on 4th of March, 2013 by Lévana
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...
Posted on 3rd of March, 2013 by Lévana
Lemon Coconut Mousse: 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...
Posted on 30th of January, 2013 by Lévana
This Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies 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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Posted on 23rd of December, 2012 by Lévana
Making Shabbos in a Jiffy: 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...
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Posted on 29th of November, 2012 by Lévana
I have my mother-in-law to thank for turning me on to cheese latkas, which she used to whip up anytime we tugged at her heartstrings, Chanukkah or not, and often for a light lunch, as they are only very lightly sweetened. With this recipe, your cheese latkas will be...
Posted on 8th of November, 2012 by Lévana
Tinkering with the wonderful Mahia by Nahmias et Fils Enjoy other recipes I developed using the Mahia The dried fruit has so much natural sweetness you don’t need any other sweetener. The Earl Grey tea is very easy to find and contributes its distinctive bergamot flavor; the tea combined with...
Posted on 7th of August, 2012 by Lévana
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 math, half the...
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Posted on 1st of August, 2012 by Lévana
I tinkered with a dessert that would be a nutritionally … hmm not exactly lean, but much more affordable and no less delicious version of creme brulee or creme caramel. The Latin Flan to the rescue! We grew up eating it: it is unpretentious and closely related to its rich...
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Posted on 26th of July, 2012 by Lévana
Hannah Kaminsky, a baker after my own heart, has done it again with her new book, Vegan A La Mode. Mind you, I care nothing about her fabulous treats being vegan, since I am not afflicted with any of those restrictions, dietary, ideological or otherwise. I make her desserts over...
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Posted on 10th of July, 2012 by Lévana
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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