Posted on 24th of February, 2012 by Lévana
For nut lovers only: the famous Pfeffernusse, Sephardi style. 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 ground cloves 1 teaspoon...
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Posted on 15th of February, 2012 by Lévana
Consider kanten the Jell-O of champions. You can make it with any kind of fruit and juice, or tea. Kuzu, the starch of the kuzu plant, is a wonderful thickener, and is easy to get in health food stores. Kanten, the dessert made with kuzu, is quick and delicious, and...
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 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 13th of December, 2011 by Lévana
Also called summer pudding. I think you will be berry-ed out after this recipe. Or will you? I only call it trifle because I like to layer and present it in a trifle dish. This stunning dish never fails to get raves at every demo I make it at. The...
Posted on 2nd of November, 2011 by Lévana
Although the number of gluten-free commercial offerings is expanding daily, I am sorry to say they are quite often loaded with trashy worthless ingredients, and not terribly tasty, which makes gluten-free eating an unhealthy and uninspiring experience, defeating the whole purpose. You would be amazed how resourceful you can get...
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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 29th of April, 2010 by Lévana
I love all my “babies”, but this is one of my greatest triumphs. Whenever I need to get to anyone’s heart with no time to waste, I whip up this cake for them. My daughter Bella recently asked me with great urgency whether I had thought of including this recipe...
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Posted on 22nd of April, 2010 by Lévana
I have always rather neglected this wonderful treat, as the traditional preparation requires frying, my nemesis: I don’t think I have more than a handful of fried dishes in my whole repertoire. But I tweaked the recipe to do my bidding as a baked, not fried, treat, and the result...