Posted on 1st of February, 2012 by Lévana
Excerpted from my latest cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. Israelis affectionately called this dish chraimi, insisting that’s what Moroccans call it. (Hello! Never heard of the word in Morocco! Something probably got lost in translation . . .) This is precisely the kind of dish where preserved lemon makes...
Posted on 26th of January, 2012 by Lévana
It is really fascinating, when we are on the road, or too harried, or trying to loose a few unwanted pounds, that we can find a whole meal snugly fitting in a tiny packet, which we can enjoy with great abandon, whipping it out on a moment’s notice, taking no...
Filed under: Buckwheat Recipes, Energy Bars, Gluten Free Recipes, Hot Cereal Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Millet Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Oatmeal Recipes, Quinoa Recipes, Recipes, Soy Protein Isolates, Stories, Teff Recipes
Posted on 25th of January, 2012 by Lévana
I’m always asked what my lucky husband gets for dinner every night. And the honest answer is: Salad, salad, and more salad, in every shape and form! Here are three wonderful main-course salads you can adapt to your personal preferences: Play with the flavors and textures and get different results...
Posted on 25th of January, 2012 by Lévana
For many years, I have made liqueur from etrog, a very rare citrus fruit—“the fruit of a goodly tree,” as it is reverently referred to—used in the celebration of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. Every year at the end of the holiday, I call all my friends in the nick...
Posted on 21st of January, 2012 by Lévana
If there was ever a time Caesar salad went out of fashion and was eclipsed by a new salad on the block, however briefly, I can’t remember it. The queen, albeit with a king’s name. What is the secret of its enduring popularity? In my opinion, a short but unbeatable...
Filed under: Anchovies Recipes, Caesar's Dressing Recipes, Caesar's Salad Recipes, Croutons Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Italian Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes, Salad Dressing Recipes, Salad Recipes
Posted on 18th of January, 2012 by Lévana
Did you know my Tandoori mixture, from my cookbook “Levana Cooks Dairy-Free!” is a great favorite with kosher and non-kosher diners? You will understand what makes Indian cuisine so delicious and so much leaner. The Indian gamut of grains is so astounding that dinner is gluten-free almost without trying! I’ll...
Posted on 10th of January, 2012 by Lévana
I always thought I made a good onion soup, if I may say so myself: My original recipe is in my first cookbook, Levana’s Table. But I recently received from my daughter Bella a magnificent wheel of Manchego, and decided to replace all the cheese I usually put in with...
Filed under: Dairy Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Leeks Recipes, Manchego Recipes, Natural Cheeses Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Onion Soup Recipes, Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Onion Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes
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 12th of December, 2011 by Lévana
This soup is overlaid with Moroccan flavors, and smells as heavenly as it tastes. For many years, my classroom was in Lincoln Square Synagogue. The teacher himself later told me that he found teaching exquisite torture on Monday nights. I could have told them what I had known all along:...
Filed under: Beans Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Lamb recipes, Meat Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Soup Recipes, Spinach Recipes