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Cooking Demo in NYC: Pasta Party the Gluten-Free Way!

20th of January, 2011

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Cooking Demo from January 24th, 2014: 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...
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Moroccan Fava Bean Soup (Bessara) Recipe. Iced Variation

6th of October, 2010

Moroccan Fava Bean Soup (Bessara) Recipe. Iced Variation

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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Mock Crab Pasta Salad Recipe

8th of July, 2010

This Mock Crab Pasta Salad includes many of my favorite summer flavors! The only cooking that goes on in this dish is boiling water to soak the pasta. Although it is delicious with rice noodles, if you are a diehard wheat pasta lover, simply substitute your favorite pasta for the rice noodles,...
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A Table of Contents: A Cold Vegetarian-Fish Shabbos Lunch

3rd of May, 2010

As often when we host lots of singles, this week I went Shabbos-shopping with a totally open mind. Since I was right in the area of Whole Foods on 97th St and Columbus Ave, I thought to myself, surprise me, and decided my lunch menu will be predicated on my...
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Soba Noodles with Swiss Chard and Shitaki Recipe

3rd of May, 2010

Soba Noodles with Swiss Chard and Shitaki Recipe

Soba noodles are delightful, light and gluten-free. They pack in lots of flavor and nutrition, are delicious and a snap to prepare, a most welcome change from the same old same old pasta. Do try your best to get the seaweed, they will add a funky briny flavor to the...
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Heirloom Tomato, Basil and Haricots Verts Salad Recipe

3rd of May, 2010

Heirloom Tomato, Basil and Haricots Verts Salad Recipe

Heirloom tomatoes are expensive, but one taste of these magnificent and whimsically-shaped and -colored gems will explain why: For an occasional treat, slice ‘em, drizzle ‘em with some great olive oil, sprinkle ‘em with delicious sea salt, and you’re good to go, all the way up there with chocolate and ice cream! In...
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Easy Summer Shabbos Entertaining

14th of April, 2010

The preoccupation with dreaming up wonderful and easy summer dishes started very early this year for me. Recently I found myself listening, rather incredulously, to the weather report on the news, one Thursday morning, and the forecast was: Temperature in the high eighties. We were in the last Shabbos of...
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Cold Pasta with Garlic, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil Recipe

9th of April, 2010

Farfalle with Garlic, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil Recipe

Cold Pasta dishes are wonderful for summer and all buffet displays. And the best part is, beside for boiling the pasta, this cold pasta dish doesn’t require any cooking. If you are watching your starch intake, or if you are simply, as I always am, looking for better grains, this...
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