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Category Archives: Dessert Recipes

Chocolate Jasmine Marble Cake Recipe

Posted on 28th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Submit to the seduction of Chocolate and jasmine! Ingredients: 3 cups flour: all-purpose, whole pastry, or spelt 1 tablespoon baking powder Good pinch salt 11/2 cups sugar 1 cup natural margarine spread (health food stores) 4 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup strong jasmine tea (2 jasmine tea bags...
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Filed under: Cake Recipes, Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Jasmine Tea Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Pareve Cake Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes

Chocolate Espresso Bark Recipe

Posted on 28th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Now that you know how ridiculously simple it is to make chocolate bark, go ahead and play with all variations: Nuts, seeds, dried fruit: It’s the best! so sorry no chocolate chips here, you must use the chocolate block. You will break it in a snap with a hammer and...
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Filed under: Chocolate Bark Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Espresso Beans, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes

Chocolate Hazelnut Meringues Recipe

Posted on 28th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Not so distant cousins of the French Macaroons, meringues are ethereally light and fragrant. There are no additions to the basic egg white-sugar whipped mixture that would not be perfectly suitable, only, as always, short and sweet selection please! Coconut, lemon, coffee etc. Ingredients: 4 egg whites Pinch salt Pinch cream...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Eggs Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Nuts Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Passover Desserts Recipes, Pecan Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Tiramisu Recipe

Posted on 27th of May, 2011 by Lévana

Tiramisu

Italian for “pick-me-up”, probably because it puts together three of our favorite intense robust flavors: rum, chocolate and coffee (please don’t try to substitute any of them!). This dessert is so fabulous that I never bother to make the original dairy version. It’s also healthier, thanks to my staunch ally...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Coffee Recipes, Dairy-Free Tiramisu, Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes, Sponge Cake Recipes, Tiramisu Recipes

Hannah Kaminsky: Vegan Desserts

Posted on 25th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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You will all love Hannah Kaminsky’s luscious new Vegan Dessert Book: The girl can not only bake, she can also take fabulous pix, as you can plainly see above. I had the pleasure of working with her when she did the food styling for the pictures of my new cookbook. Oh...
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Filed under: Dessert Recipes, Hannah Kaminsky, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Cake Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Vegan Desserts Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Carrot Cake Recipe

Posted on 25th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Me, my husband and my sister Lea.  Circa 1979, selling our carrot cake at a Central Park Fair. Our Post-Woodstock Pre-Chassidic days. You like? I remember cutting a slice for Bianca Jagger, Chi Chi Williams and many other Celebs! Our award-winning cake, circa 1979. Ideally moist and fragrant. I believe...
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Filed under: Cake Recipes, Carrot Cake Recipes, Carrot Recipes, Coconut, Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Pareve Cake Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

My Lag Baomer Pre-BBQ Super Brunch: Perfect for Shavouot too!

Posted on 24th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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We had a great brunch with our friends yesterday, a sort of antidote to Lag Baomer BBQs, only in reverse: Here is what I served, and it’s ALL in my new cookbook, coming out any day. I hope it gives you some ideas: When I described the menu to my...
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Filed under: Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Frittata Recipes, Herbal Teas Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lemonade Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Scones Recipes, Spelt Baking, Vegetarian Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday May 16th: Chocolate a Toute Heure!

Posted on 11th of May, 2011 by Lévana

Chocolate for dinner and dessert, or for snack, and why not, it’s fabulous and so good for you! I’ll be demonstrating: Black bean burritos Chicken breasts with cranberry chocolate sauce Chocolate zucchini bread Chocolate jasmine marble cake Chocolate espresso bark Chocolate hazelnut meringues Click here to register!

Filed under: Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Kosher Cooking Classes, Kosher Cooking Demos, Kosher Cooking Demos in New York City, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes

Levana Cooks with Osem’s Matzah Products

Posted on 13th of April, 2011 by Lévana

I have always chuckled at the old joke that in Israel, every child’s first words are “Ima, Abba, Bamba”. Bamba is a peanut-butter snack manufactured by Osem that children in Israel and beyond seem to be connected to almost surgically: Can’t leave home without it! Osem is the oldest and...
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Filed under: Dessert Recipes, Jewish Holiday Recipes, Kosher for Passover Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Osem, Passover Recipes

LEVANA COOKS WITH OSEM’S MATZAH PRODUCTS: CHOCOLATE BEET COCONUT CAKE WITH CHOCOLATE ICING RECIPE

Posted on 13th of April, 2011 by Lévana

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It is unfortunate that in America, beets invariably conjure up loaded remarks about, uhmmm, never mind . . . I am always looking for ways to sneak them in, as in this cake, where they do their magic even while they totally escape detection: The result is this dense, moist,...
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Filed under: Beets Recipes, Cake Recipes, Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Coconut, Dessert Recipes, Jewish Holiday Recipes, Kosher for Passover Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Osem, Pareve Cake Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Passover Desserts Recipes, Passover Recipes