Posted on 7th of December, 2011 by Lévana
A few years ago, my husband and I were strolling on La Place des Vosges in Paris. At the outdoor terrace of one of those lovely restaurants sheltered under the arcades, there was a middle adged couple seated in front of their meal: a pot-au-feu, beautifully presented in a red...
Posted on 20th of September, 2011 by Lévana
Only for festive occasions, as it is more expensive than I like my dishes to be, but it will be the best roast you will ever have, and the sauce is to die for. I find that starting the roast at such high temperature sears it right in the baking...
Posted on 17th of August, 2011 by Lévana
Making stock for soup? Never heard of it. My choice of vegetables guarantee me a wonderful soup: Asparagus, zucchini, celery root, leeks, tarragon: How can you miss? Celery root gives the soup not only great flavor, but a slight bulk as well, allowing you to make this a creamy and...
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Posted on 5th of August, 2011 by Lévana
Stay home with some French Classics, a good bottle of wine and some baguette: What could possibly beat this treat? I am including my award-winning Bourguignon! I’ll be demonstrating: Cream of Asparagus Boeuf Bourguignon Herb-roasted potatoes Bibb lettuce and shallot salad Coffee macarons with chocolate filling Click here to register!
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Posted on 4th of August, 2011 by Lévana
Crab cakes and other seafood goodies were always verboten in the world of kosher dining as well as that of all diners who frown at eating seafood, until some inspired professional foodie recreated the texture and flavor with a plain-vanilla-type fish called pollock. It is processed minimally, so I have...
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Posted on 9th of July, 2011 by Lévana
I don’t think Julia Child would object to a little tweaking of the French Classic, taken in a Moroccan direction. Besides, all things Eggplant are a huge favorite in North African and Middle Eastern Cooking. In Arabic we call this dish “Za’Look” , and must predate Julia’s cooking by a...
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Posted on 27th of May, 2011 by Lévana
Cold soups would always be a thrill if only they were made with full-bodied and full-flavored veggies, as they are here. No stock or broth whatsoever! Bouillon cubes? Let’s not even go there! There are several variations you might enjoy on this theme, keeping as always a short and sweet...
Posted on 21st of July, 2010 by Lévana
A packaged meal. Only, not that kind of a package! Enclosing the fish and its toppings in foil or wax paper seals in all its flavors. Papillotte is a cute French word that means curl, flutter, blink. In the food world it refers to the frill that tented paper forms...
Posted on 20th of January, 2010 by Lévana
Spend a wonderful evening with a few French classics and some wine to go with dinner! By the way, my bourguignon has been included in Joan Schwartz’s charming book, deceptively innocent, called Meat and Potatoes. My secret ingredient here is crème de cassis, the wonderful black currant liqueur (there are...