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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday February 6th. Tu Bishvat: Cooking with Fruit

Posted on 1st of February, 2012 by Lévana

  Fruit is not just dessert or snack, but a valuable part of many wonderful easy dishes. Fruits pack lots of flavor and nutrition, and are fun to cook with. I’ll be demonstrating: Moroccan chicken dried fruit tajine with jasmine rice Curried parsnip apple soup Mixed greens with mango dressing...
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Moroccan Chraimi Fish Recipe. Fishballs Variation

Posted on 1st of February, 2012 by Lévana

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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...
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Filed under: Chraimi Recipes, Fish Recipes, Fishballs Recipe, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lemon Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes

What Price Protein? Beware of Those Energy Bars: The Dark Side of Soy By-Products

Posted on 26th of January, 2012 by Lévana

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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...
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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

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC. Monday January 30th: Wholesome Salad Dinners

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...
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Grapefruit Liqueur Recipe. Green Apple Variation

Posted on 25th of January, 2012 by Lévana

Grapefruit-liqueur

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...
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Filed under: Apple Liqueur Recipes, Apples Recipes, Grapefruit Liqueur Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Liqueur Recipes, Recipes

Caesar’s Salad Recipe

Posted on 21st of January, 2012 by Lévana

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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...
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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

Upcoming Cooking Demo: Monday January 23rd. Indian Feast

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...
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Onion Soup Recipe

Posted on 10th of January, 2012 by Lévana

Onion Soup

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...
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Filed under: Dairy Recipes, French 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

Cornmeal Yogurt Blueberry Pancakes

Posted on 21st of December, 2011 by Lévana

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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...
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Filed under: Berry Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pancakes Recipes, Recipes

Bread Berry Trifle Recipe. Gluten-Free Adaptable!

Posted on 13th of December, 2011 by Lévana

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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...
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Filed under: Berry Recipes, Bread Pudding Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Gluten-Free Bread Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes, Trifle recipes