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Category Archives: Pasta Recipes

Spinach Lasagna Recipe. Gluten-Free and Low Carb Variations

Posted on 15th of October, 2013 by Lévana

Spinach Lasagna

Dear reader, please don’t ask me why until recently I found the preparation of lasagna so daunting, while I can whip up a couscous or a Bourguignon or an apple tarte and much more to feed a dozen guests, in no time flat and with great alacrity, and if I...
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Magnoodles for Shabbos Dinner: Can Pasta be Smart AND Delicious?

Posted on 1st of June, 2013 by Lévana

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Shhhh, don’t tell anyone! I get really lazy about preparing Shabbos meals on hot summer days when we have no guests, in part because my husband always votes for salads, in all shapes or form, and very little else. So imagine my excitement when I received Aileen Magnotto’s box containing...
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Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Bread Crumbs Topping Recipe. Gluten-Free Variation

Posted on 13th of February, 2012 by Lévana

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I love the robust flavor of  cauliflower, and the roasting intensifies it even further.  I use frozen cauliflower, as it is already cut, cleaned, and every bit as delicious and nutritious! Attention Gluten-Free readers: This is for you too! Although this dish needs no help from the usual pasta suspects...
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Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe: Gluten-Free Friendly, and Kids-Friendly!

Posted on 17th of October, 2011 by Lévana

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  We all used to pile into my mother-in-law’s small apartment for her famed dish and always lied to her that somehow ours didn’t come out as good as hers: Anything to have her make a vat of it, which would disappear in minutes. All the children in our family...
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Soba Noodles with Wild Mushroom Sauce Porcini Oil Recipe

Posted on 7th of September, 2011 by Lévana

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Guys, here’s what I do, and this is really all it takes. On second thought, let me start by telling you what NOT to do: Buy the insanely expensive deceptively and dishonestly called truffle oil, with not a solitary drop of truffle in it. Now, here’s what I do: I...
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Pasta with Roasted Garlic Dill Sauce Recipe

Posted on 16th of June, 2011 by Lévana

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Delicious, and a snap to make! You could easily make this dish gluten-free: Rice or buckwheat noodles will taste just as delicious: that’s what I use, and not only because I like tolimit my gluten intake, but becasue I love to explore with the whole gamut of grains. So many...
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Moroccan Sweet Vermicelli Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 30th of March, 2011 by Lévana

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Comfort food at its best and easiest. And healthiest: In Morocco we grew up on this kind of dessert my mother, an ingenious cook if I ever met one, used to whip  up at the drop of a hat, for children big and small. Do look for orange flower water,...
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Yerushalmi Kugel Recipe

Posted on 27th of January, 2011 by Lévana

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Yerushalmi Kugel A great Jewish favorite, and a real showcase in Israeli synagogues at Kiddush time: I have seen two burly men flip an enormous pot of it onto a gigantic counter, then slice it across its whole diameter in two or three places with a knife about three feet...
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday January 24th: Pasta Party the Gluten-Free Way!

Posted on 20th of January, 2011 by Lévana

I too used to watch longingly everyone enjoy their pasta, while I watched helplessly, or worse, decided to bite the bullet, have the wheat pasta dishes and pay with a few days of discomfort. No longer, no sir! Here’s a menu that will make my point in full, as delicious...
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Moroccan Fava Bean Soup (Bessara) Recipe. Iced Variation

Posted on 6th of October, 2010 by Lévana

Fava Bean Soup

Photo Courtesy of moroccoworldnews.com A beloved Moroccan classic, called Bessara. This soup costs pennies, and tastes like a million bucks. I make it in summer too, and served it iced (see variation below). You might choose to serve this dish not as a soup but as a side dish. In...
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