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Category Archives: Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday August 22nd: The Lean Italian Feast

Posted on 17th of August, 2011 by Lévana

Italian flavors at their best and most vibrant: I am making my own special oil for the antipasto. You will love the fish soup! And wait till you taste that plum tart! I’ll be demonstrating: Antipasto Cioppino Arborio with wild mushrooms Balsamic-roasted fennel, endive and radicchio Plum tart Click here...
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Cold Cream of Asparagus and Zucchini Recipe

Posted on 17th of August, 2011 by Lévana

Cold Cream of Asparagus and Zucchini Recipe

Making stock for soup? Never heard of it. My choice of vegetables guarantee me a wonderful soup: Asparagus, zucchini, celery root, leeks, tarragon: How can you miss? Celery root gives the soup not only great flavor, but a slight bulk as well, allowing you to make this a creamy and...
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Filed under: Asparagus Recipes, Celery Root Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Leeks Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Soup Recipes, Tarragon Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Zucchini Recipes

Japanese Pickles Recipe. Kim Chi and Regular Pickles Variations

Posted on 15th of August, 2011 by Lévana

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You will find this recipe and much much more in my New Cookbook. You’ll love ’em! My pickles have a small fraction of the salt and the vinegar of their commercial counterparts, and ten times the flavor. Crunchy and pungent with just a hint of sweetness, and really good for...
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Filed under: Asian Pickles Recipes, Asian Recipes, Cabbage recipes, Carrot Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Fermented Foods Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kim Chi Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pickle Press, Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Yemenite Meat Halbah Soup Recipe

Posted on 15th of August, 2011 by Lévana

Yemenite Meat Halbah

A meal onto itself, a wonderful comfort food.  All you need to round it out is some good bread and salad. All of you avoiding red meat, use a turkey thigh. A word about Halbah, fenugreek, which is the trademark ingredient of Yemenite cooking, and which gives the soup its...
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Filed under: Fenugreek Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Halbah Recipes, Hawayidj, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Lamb recipes, Meat Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Soup Recipes, Yemenite Soup

Chinese Meatloaf Recipe. All-American Variation

Posted on 8th of August, 2011 by Lévana

Chinese Meatloaf Recipe. All-American Variation

The easiest and tastiest ever! This Chinese meatloaf is extended by several vegetables—so you end up with a leaner and lighter meat loaf—and the potato flakes make it particularly smooth. Children love it! It will be delicious served cold in sandwiches as well as hot. If you decide to use...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Bison Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Ground Turkey Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Meat Recipes, Meatloaf Recipes, Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday August 15th. Dining à la Française

Posted on 5th of August, 2011 by Lévana

Stay home with some French Classics, a good bottle of wine and some baguette: What could possibly beat this treat? I am including my award-winning Bourguignon! I’ll be demonstrating: Cream of Asparagus Boeuf Bourguignon Herb-roasted potatoes Bibb lettuce and shallot salad Coffee macarons with chocolate filling Click here to register!

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Mock Crab Cakes with Red Pepper Coulis Recipe

Posted on 4th of August, 2011 by Lévana

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Crab cakes and other seafood goodies were always verboten in the world of kosher dining as well as that of all diners who frown at eating seafood, until some inspired professional foodie recreated the texture and flavor with a plain-vanilla-type fish called pollock. It is processed minimally, so I have...
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Filed under: Dairy-Free Recipes, Fish Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Fish Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Mock Crab Cakes Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Red Pepper Sauce Recipes

Arborio Risotto Recipe. All Variations

Posted on 4th of August, 2011 by Lévana

Arborio Risotto Recipe.

Risotto is our high-maintenance kitchen friend, demanding constant attention as the liquids must be added in stages. The good news, though, risotto is very versatile and can easily make a complete meal; besides, the cooking doesn’t take too long. I am including here several interesting risotto combinations, so feel free to...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Italian Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, main dishes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Rice Recipes, Risotto Recipes, Saffron Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Moroccan Steel-Cut Oat Soup (Lahshou) Recipe

Posted on 4th of August, 2011 by Lévana

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Is it any wonder I adore Moroccan Food, my first and most enduring culinary love? Who would believe a soup made with water, some grain and spices can turn up such a fabulous dish? such is the magic of our beloved Moroccan Seasonings. Just like that French Leo Ferre?Louis Aragon...
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Filed under: Fenugreek Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Soup Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Sephardi Soup Recipes, Soup Recipes, Stee-Cut Oats, Whole Grain Soups Recipes

A Dinner to Remember: Pardes

Posted on 22nd of July, 2011 by Lévana

For almost twenty years,  we at Levana Restaurant hosted, indeed pioneered, annual wine pairing dinners. Magnificent dishes, with wines to match them in full measure. The memory I keep from the first of those glorious feasts is something very inconvenient I have yet to live down and turn into a...
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Filed under: Hatzalah, Kosher Recipes, Levana Restaurant, New York Kosher Restaurant, Pardes Restaurant, Rave Reviews, Recipes, THe Kosher Scene