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Category Archives: Sephardi Recipes

Rice Chicken Dry Fruit Tajine Recipe

Posted on 24th of January, 2013 by Lévana

RICE CHICKEN APRICOT TAGINE

Sephardis are great fans of fruit in their dishes. This wonderful dish will easily explain why. A sort of fruity take-off on the traditional paella, sans tomatoes. Growing up, we never needed any begging to come to dinner! Fruit pairs beautifully with many exciting aromatic ingredients, such as curry, meat,...
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Filed under: Almond Recipes, Apricot Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Ginger Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Chicken Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Paella Recipes, Recipes, Rice Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Tajines Recipes

Making Shabbos in a Jiffy

Posted on 23rd of December, 2012 by Lévana

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This whole past week was taken up at my apartment with emergency repairs, and the first time I had full access to my kitchen was Thursday night. Since we are going away to Israel this coming Thursday, for almost two weeks, we wanted to spend this Shabbos with my children...
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Filed under: Brownies Recipes, Cake Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Fish Recipes, Moroccan Chicken Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Quick Breads Recipes, Quick Cooking Recipes, Recipes, Salmon Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Shabbos Dishes, Soup Recipes, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Stories

Cooking with Mahia: Moroccan Chicken with Fennel Recipe

Posted on 8th of November, 2012 by Lévana

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Tinkering with the Wonderful Mahia by Nahmias et Fils Enjoy the other Recipes I developed using the Mahia This recipe is ideally simple, and amply expresses the way we Moroccans love our food, and everyone loves Moroccan food. Side dish? Never heard of it! The vegetables cook right along with...
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Filed under: Chicken Recipes, Eau de Vie Recipes, Fennel Recipes, Kosher Poultry Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Mahia Recipes, Moroccan Chicken Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes

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

Moroccan Chick Pea Sesame Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 23rd of July, 2012 by Lévana

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A favorite Sephardi Flavor marriage: Sesame and anise. These cookies are impossibly fragrant, crisp and delicious. They get their funky flavor and texture from the chick-pea flour, and are  a snap to adapt to Gluten-Free.  Just to be clear: 2 cups chick pea flour, plus 2 cups any flour of...
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Filed under: Anise Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-free Cookie Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Sesame Recipes

Summer Vegetable Couscous Recipe. Meat and Poultry Variation

Posted on 23rd of July, 2012 by Lévana

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Photo Via: www.foodnetwork.com The following recipe is a lightened version of the classical vegetable couscous, using quick-cooking and fragrant light summer vegetables, like fennel, artichokes, zucchini, tomatoes: perfect for summer!  Should you want to make this a meat main course, instructions are at the bottom. INGREDIENTS: Vegetable mixture: 3 large...
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Filed under: Artichoke Bottoms Recipes, Beef Cheeks Recipes, Beef Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Couscous Recipes, Fennel Recipes, Gluten-Free Couscous Recipes, Harissa Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Tomato Recipes, Zucchini Recipes

Swiss Chard Tajine with Chick Peas and Raisins Recipe

Posted on 23rd of July, 2012 by Lévana

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An authentic Vegetarian Moroccan Tajine starring Swiss chard, dates,  chick peas and raisins. All I can say is, YUM! A complete main course, and Gluten-Free to boot! Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil 1 large onion, sliced very thin 2 bunches Swiss chard, stems and leaves separated, each sliced very thin...
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Filed under: Chickpeas Recipes, Dates Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Swiss Chard Recipes, Vegetable Dishes Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

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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Filed under: Butternut Squash Recipes, Cinnamon Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Hammer for Cutting Vegetables, Kabocha Squash Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Soup Recipes, Recipes, Rosh Hashana Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Sephardi Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Vegetarian Soup Recipes

Tilapia in Tehina Sauce Recipe

Posted on 25th of April, 2012 by Lévana

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This delicious and ridiculously easy dish is a very good illustration of everything I promise in the Pantry Chapter of my new cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. Glorious Meals Pure and Simple: Namely, that on days when you have no time to cook, all you need to do is...
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Filed under: Fish Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Fish Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Tehina Recipes, Tehina Sauce Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday April 23rd. Israeli Independence Day

Posted on 18th of April, 2012 by Lévana

Attention Israelis, native and honorary alike, all aboard: Let’s eat as in the Shuk! I’ll be demonstrating: Yogurt strawberry rhubarb soup Shakshuka on baked beans Tilapia in tehina sauce Spinach feta cheese borekas Semolina almond cake with lemon syrup I will also be selling and signing my latest cookbook: Just...
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