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Moroccan Lentil Soup (Harira) Recipe. All Variations

Posted on 8th of April, 2013 by Lévana

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I believe I couldn’t live without lentils. I love’em, In any shape or form. This soup, and my Indian Red Lentil Soup, are among my favorite. This soup is indelibly engraved in my memory as part of my childhood, and its name alone conjures up lovely scenes. The streets of...
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Filed under: Buckwheat Recipes, Bulghur Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lentil Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Soup Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Soup Recipes

Moroccan Beef Date Tajine Recipe.

Posted on 17th of March, 2013 by Lévana

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On a recent visit to Israel, I found fresh dates at the Shuk in Jerusalem. There are few things more heavenly than fresh dates. My niece Mushkie had just gotten engaged, and we were scheduled to host a Sheva Brachot for her and her groom, the day after her wedding....
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Filed under: Beef Recipes, Dates Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lamb recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Passover Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Tajines Recipes

Apple, Jicama and Corn Salsa Recipe

Posted on 17th of March, 2013 by Lévana

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You must try this delightful salad, which I am affectionately, although not quite accurately, calling salsa. Colorful and bright, it will compliment roast chicken or meat, and you will enjoy it even by itself. I rarely work with jicama, which I think tends to err on the bland side, but...
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Filed under: Apples Recipes, Corn Recipes, Daikon Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Jicama Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Raisins Recipes, Recipes, Salsa Recipes

My Pre-Pessach Shabbos Bash. Complete Menu

Posted on 8th of March, 2013 by Lévana

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My whole grain loaves look plebeian and rustic, in the traditional Sephardi/Arabic tradition, but they taste GOOD! I recently received some fabulous meat samples from Naftali Hanau at Grow and Behold Good mother that I am, I decided to enjoy my precious gift in the appreciative company of my foodie...
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Filed under: Blondie Recipes, Bread Recipes, Cake Recipes, Celery Root Recipes, Chestnut Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Cholent Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Fennel Recipes, Gelatin Desserts, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Halva Recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Kale Recipes, Kosher Cookbooks, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Lamb recipes, Meat Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Salads Recipes, Pickle Press, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Spelt Baking, Spelt Bread Baking, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Stories

Lamb Chops in Wine Mustard Sauce Recipe. Variations

Posted on 8th of March, 2013 by Lévana

Lamb Chops

Here’s a perfect example of how some of the best things in life are totally unpremeditated. My daughter Bella recently bought some gorgeous lamb chops for an intimate Sukkah dinner for 4 (she and her husband Meir, my husband and I), planning on just searing them in a very hot...
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Filed under: Artichoke Bottoms Recipes, Artichoke Hearts Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lamb recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Mushroom Recipes, Passover Recipes, Potatoes Recipes, Recipes, Tomato Recipes

Halva Maple Mousse with Pistachios. Gluten-Free

Posted on 4th of March, 2013 by Lévana

Halva mousse

Like many of us halva lovers, I dread the amount of sugar contained in commercial halva. But the good news is, it is so intensely flavored that I always tinker with ways to make the included sugar go a much longer way while getting the full measure of the Tehina...
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Filed under: Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gelatin Desserts, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Halva Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Mousse Recipes

Lemon Coconut Mousse. Gluten-Free

Posted on 3rd of March, 2013 by Lévana

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Another treat born of good flavor matchmaking! Anyone not a lemon lover, or coconut lover, need not apply! Naturally gluten-free. In my catering days I have always used unflavored kosher gelatin in many exciting desserts but had never offered any of them in my cookbooks and my demos, as it...
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Filed under: Coconut Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gelatin Desserts, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lemon Recipes, Mousse Recipes, Recipes

Tehina Sauce Recipe

Posted on 11th of February, 2013 by Lévana

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Photo Courtesy healthinfood.com Tehina sauce: I love the way it turns up at every Israeli table, even restaurant tables. You will love the Sephardi twist in this sauce. Any excuse to use tahini (sesame paste)! It will perk up countless simple fish, poultry, and burger dishes. If you would rather...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes, Tehina Recipes, Tehina Sauce Recipes

Kosher Food and Wine Experience KFWE 2013

Posted on 10th of February, 2013 by Lévana

The perfect foodie dream: All your favorite wines and food, with many new exciting additions each year, are displayed and generously offered in the magnificent Pier 60, which accommodates over a thousand guests each year. This year KFWE 2013 had a good problem: they sold out really fast, and several...
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Filed under: Basil Restaurant Brooklyn, Carlos and Gaby Restaurant, Finchi Desserts, Grown and Behold Meats, Heavenly Events, Jack's Gourmet Sausage Recipes, KFWE 2013, Kosher Food Show, Kosher Recipes, Levana Restaurant, Miami Beach Chocolates, Pardes Restaurant, Stories, Wolf and Lamb Restaurant

Quick Pickled Beets Recipe

Posted on 8th of February, 2013 by Lévana

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It is unfortunate that in America, beets invariably conjure up loaded remarks about, uhmmm, never mind . . . I am always looking for ways to sneak them in, where they do their magic even while they totally escape detection: in smoothies, in dips, in cakes  (yes cakes), or as...
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Filed under: Beets Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pickled Beets Recipes, Recipes, Russian Recipes