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Isabella Freedman Retreat. A Wonderful World in NYC’s Backyard

Posted on 4th of June, 2013 by Lévana

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Enjoy the pictures https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.566167356768468.1073741832.213383695380171&type=1 Several friends had been telling me about the Isabella Freedman Retreat, at the border of Connecticut and the Berkshires (hence the name, Connecticut Berkshires), just two hours of GWB, so I was thrilled to receive an invitation from Sarah Chandler at the Retreat to give a couple...
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Moroccan Spicy Romaine Lettuce Chickpea Salad Recipe

Posted on 19th of April, 2013 by Lévana

Spicy lettuce chickpea salad

One of my favorites, overlaid with Moroccan flavors. All of you out there always asking how we turn a same old, same old salad into an exciting Sephardi main course salad: You can glorify it even further by throwing in some leftover diced fish or chicken, or make it dairy,...
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Filed under: Chickpeas Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lemon Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Salads Recipes, Recipes, Romaine Recipes, Salad Recipes, Sephardi Recipes

Moroccan Almond, Honey and Argan Oil Spread (Amlou) Recipe

Posted on 19th of April, 2013 by Lévana

Amlou

Photo Courtesy www.Mielmaroc.com The treat of my childhood: peanut butter and jelly Moroccan-style called Amlou. The original spread is made with Argan oil, an insanely expensive and insanely delicious oil, from a tree called argan growing only in Morocco (you can find it online, complete with the somewhat scatological trivia...
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Moroccan Potato, Tomato and Olive Tajine Recipe. All Variations

Posted on 19th of April, 2013 by Lévana

Potato Olive Tajine

Sephardi food at its best and most fragrant. Straight from the Moroccan kitchen of my childhood. Ridiculously simple ingredients and hardly any labor. I have included several variations to make it a full one-pot dish, but you can choose to go without and make this a wonderful all-vegetable main course...
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Moroccan Lentil Soup (Harira) Recipe. All Variations

Posted on 8th of April, 2013 by Lévana

Harira

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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Tu Bishvat. Cooking with Fruit Recipes

Posted on 24th of January, 2013 by Lévana

Berry salad

Photo Courtesy sodahead.com 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. have fun with this wonderful menu! I am offering here four different fruit salads, one more amazing than...
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Cooking on the Nine Days. The Meatless/Vegetarian Gourmet. Three Complete Menus

Posted on 23rd of July, 2012 by Lévana

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We all observe a sort of frenzy that sets in right before (and right after) a holiday that is marked by some food restrictions. Like hoarding in prevision of a period of austerity. Let’s start with the most egregious example: Pessach. I recently attended a cook-off event for a famous...
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Filed under: Apple Pie Recipes, Cauliflower Recipes, Chocolate Truffles Recipes, Corn Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Eggplant Recipes, Fennel Recipes, Fish Recipes, Gluten-free pasta recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Nine Days Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Tehina Sauce Recipes, Tilapia Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday July 23rd. Moroccan Vegetarian Treats

Posted on 17th of July, 2012 by Lévana

Moroccan food never needs help from fish or meat, all our flavors being so assertive and bold. Starring the humble and wonderful whole grains! I’ll be demonstrating: Swiss chard tajine with chick peas and raisins Summer vegetable couscous with harissa Semolina soup Fennel, radish and orange salad Anise sesame cookiesClick...
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Moroccan Butternut Squash Chick Pea Soup Recipe

Posted on 8th of July, 2012 by Lévana

Moroccan Squash chick pea soup

We Moroccans love squash in every way shape of form, and goodness knows it comes in countless shapes and sizes. They turn up in many Moroccan dishes (Couscous on top of the list). Their spicy sweetness is equally at home  in savory dishes (I love Pumpkin Corn Pudding) and in...
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Preserved Lemons Recipe

Posted on 1st of February, 2012 by Lévana

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There is no Moroccan cooking without preserved lemons, and the store-bought variety doesn’t even begin to compare with homemade. They take minutes to prepare and two weeks to “incubate,” totally unassisted, and the result is a few months’ supply of the single element that will convert many of your dishes...
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