Posted on 29th of February, 2012 by Lévana
The perennial favorite is based on basil, olive oil, and toasted walnuts; but we have seen it recast with a different herb or nut, and tasting just as delicious and interesting. Use not only as a pasta sauce but as topping for cooked chicken or fish, or a dip. I...
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 22nd of February, 2012 by Lévana
Most of us watch cooking shows from the comfort of our homes, from the luxury of pristine professional studio kitchens onto our screen: Everything camera-ready, affable and efficient help buzzing around the chef, flowers and dynamic background music everywhere, warm-up guy leading spectators to general applause announcing the star chef’s...
Posted on 19th of February, 2012 by Lévana
There are times where we want to enjoy turkey without the whole production: Long roasting, boning, slicing, dealing with leftovers etc. Boneless turkey breast to the rescue!The following combination of flavors produced a succulent roast, easy to slice and easy to serve, and gone at just one seating! It served...
Posted on 11th of February, 2012 by Lévana
Recently my very pregnant daughter Bella mentioned that her ob-gyn recommended she include more fiber and more vegetable protein in her diet. Always tinkering with the whole gamut of grains, I welcomed the opportunity to experiment, this time setting as my goal, making a breakfast that would be at once...
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Posted on 8th of February, 2012 by Lévana
Small costs of labor and money, but tastes like a great feast. Nothing like a great Pad Thai, the famous Thai National Dish served at every street corner. Gluten-free without even trying, and so wholesome! I’ll be demonstrating: Edamame, seaweed and sprout salad with toasted nori dressing Peanut butter pumpkin...
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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...
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...
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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...