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 18th of January, 2012 by Lévana
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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Posted on 11th of January, 2012 by Lévana
Another wonderful way to use leftover bread, perfectly adapted to gluten-free and a snap to prepare. Any soft-crust bread will do here. The black-and-white alternating pattern is fun and takes only a few more minutes. The caramel sauce is delicious and you will find many other desserts to use it...
Posted on 3rd of January, 2012 by Lévana
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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Posted on 21st of December, 2011 by Lévana
This being Chanukkah, I trust we have plenty of chances to eat more than our fair chances of latkas: You will love my latkas recipe, complete with all tips on frying sensibly and effectively. These blueberry pancakes have all the appeal of latkas, without the frying. Perfect recipe to play...
Posted on 18th of November, 2011 by Lévana
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...
Posted on 25th of October, 2011 by Lévana
I haven’t had the authentic zablaglione, a luscious Italian whipped egg-yolk-sugar-and-port cream, since one day I got sick from -and ashamed of- having splurged on it. But even at small doses, not everyone can afford it: I trust you will like the results of my tinkering: It tastes very much...
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Posted on 25th of October, 2011 by Lévana
The easiest ever! and so much fun, and delicious! You can make both the zabaglione (I am including my delicious recipe!) and the puff pastry layers several days in advance: The perfect no-pressure dessert! I love to use Pepperidge Farm puff pastry, it never lets me down. Just keep it...
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Posted on 24th of October, 2011 by Lévana
Until just last week, which is just before we hosted our annual Simchat Torah Party, if the idea of serving apple sauce to guests had entered my head, I would have been worried about my culinary creativity coming to a screeching halt. But here’s what happened: I cooked and baked...
Posted on 18th of October, 2011 by Lévana
Another glowing example of a treat known as dairy that doesn’t in the least suffer from a dairy-free adaptation, au contraire! (Go ahead and multiply the recipe if you would like—it keeps very well.) Delicious over ice cream, pound cake, bread puddings, etc… For a richer texture, I use a...