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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday September 19th: Opening Act Sephardi Style

14th of September, 2011

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and you will hardly ever get a chance to start on a higher note than when offering one of the following sumptuous Sephardi first courses. Don’t worry, I am making sure you get dessert too, as long as we...
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Yemenite Soup Recipe

15th of August, 2011

Yemenite Meat Halbah

Yemenite Soup is a meal onto itself, a wonderful comfort food. Vegetables, meat, spices, it’s all there.  All you need with Yemenite Soup to round out the meal is some good bread and salad. All of you avoiding red meat, use a large turkey thigh and proceed just as in the...
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday August 15th. Dining à la Française

5th of August, 2011

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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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday May 23rd: Shavouot

18th of May, 2011

My – usually virtuous enough – students have asked me specifically to go all out for this rare dairy demo: “With Cheese!!!”, one of them emailed me in bold print: You asked for the splurge! I’ll be demonstrating: Cream of watercress Mushroom-stuffed tilapia rolls Polenta casserole au gratin Endive, walnut and...
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My Favorite Pizza: Basil Pizza and Wine Bar!

25th of March, 2011

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Every time I go to Basil, I -not so- discreetly eye what everyone seated next to me  – and even a little further: Foodies, what do you expect?- is having. Yesterday it was those luscious poached eggs on toast with saute spinach and home fries, which two young men were...
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Minted Cucumber Raita

16th of March, 2011

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Minted Cucumber Raita Think of Raita not only as a cool and delicious way to put out the fire of curries, but even on its own: mint, cucumber, yogurt: What could be more fun and more yum? Ingredients: 3 cups plain low-fat yogurt (soy or coconut yogurt for non-dairy) Salt...
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Hammantashen Recipe with Gluten-Free Option

10th of March, 2011

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Hammantashen Recipe The signature triangle-shaped fun Purim cookie, with three points pinched around a jam filling. There’s no Purim without them! Delicious Gluten-free too! Ingredients: Dough: 4 cups flour: all-purpose, whole wheat pastry, or spelt (gluten-free: any GF flour) 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ salt 4 eggs ¾ cup sugar...
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Chai Mix Recipe

9th of March, 2011

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Chai Mix Recipe This chai mix is delicious in hot or cold tea. Even in hot cider! Even in hot chocolate: Hello! It will take you minutes to put together, and it will last you months. Passover: Skip any spice you can’t find and double up on what you have,...
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Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

9th of March, 2011

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Teriyaki Sauce Recipe I live in the vicinity of several Chinese restaurants (who doesn’t?). Every morning I watch the mountain of trash at their back door, and it always includes enormous jerry cans of teriyaki sauce: No wonder all those dishes look like a container of motor oil has accidentally...
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My Menu for Lean Latin Feast

3rd of March, 2011

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My Menu for Lean Latin Feast This is the menu for our last demo: It was so fabulous I must share it with all of you: There is not a single asset that my Latin Feast menu doesn’t have: Quick, fun, festive, healthy and lean. Add to this that I...
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