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Moroccan Semolina (or Cornmeal) Soup Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 6th of October, 2010 by Lévana

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In my native Morocco this is often breakfast. It takes minutes from beginning to end, costs pennies, and it is so satisfying. I have whipped it up countless times when I needed to round out a meal in a jiffy. You can save even more time by grinding the garlic...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Salmon Roulade with Tehina Sauce Recipe

Posted on 15th of September, 2010 by Lévana

Salmon Nori Roulades

Not nearly as complicated as the finished dish would suggest. My mother likes to joke that the gauze-wrapped fish looks like it just came out of the operating room, but there will be no hint of this alarming association at the table, as you will have removed all the patient’s...
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Filed under: Fish Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Fish Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Tehina Recipes, Tehina Sauce Recipes

Date Power Bars Recipe

Posted on 15th of September, 2010 by Lévana

Date Nut Roll

Have you ever taken the time to read the ingredient list in some commercial brands of granola bars? I am sorry to say they are not the healthy snacks they are cracked up to be. By contrast, just look at this lineup of  ingredients: Why even bother shopping for snacks,...
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Filed under: Breaking The Fast Recipes, Date Bar Recipes, Date Nut Bar Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Power Bar Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Moroccan Fishballs in Lemon Sauce Recipe

Posted on 25th of August, 2010 by Lévana

Moroccan Fishballs

Picture Courtesy of Masterfile.com Our Moroccan answer to Gefilte Fish, easy, fragrant, zippy and delicious. No problem making this recipe substituting ground beef, turkey, bison or lamb, and proceeding exactly as instructed below. Ingredients: Cooking liquid: 2 tablespoons oil Good pinch saffron threads 1 teaspoon turmeric 3 cups water Fish...
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Filed under: Bread Recipes, Fish Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Fish Recipes, Kosher Food, Moroccan Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Saffron Recipes, Sephardi Recipes

Lamb and Pine Nut-Stuffed Grape Leaves Recipe

Posted on 18th of August, 2010 by Lévana

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This treat might cure you of all misguided urges you might have to open a can and find a dozen insipid ready-to-eat grape leave rolls: Instead, spend a few minutes on the preparation of these fabulous gems, and enjoy them with family and friends! You can stuff the leaves with...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Grape Leaves Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher for Passover Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Recipes, Lamb recipes, Meat Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes

Semolina Almond Cake Recipe. With Gluten-Free Variation

Posted on 11th of August, 2010 by Lévana

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This improbable ingredient combination results in an incredibly moist and fragrant cake. It is important to use a shallow mold here, like a pie plate, no higher than 2 inches high, so the syrup that is poured at the end of baking reaches all the way to the bottom. Those...
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Filed under: Almond Recipes, Cake Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Makrod: Semolina Date Pastry Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 22nd of April, 2010 by Lévana

Makrod

I have always rather neglected this wonderful treat, as the traditional preparation requires frying, my nemesis: I don’t think I have more than a handful of fried dishes in my whole repertoire. But I tweaked the recipe to do my bidding as a baked, not fried, treat, and the result...
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Filed under: Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Planning the Perfect Passover Seder Menu: Complete with Recipes. Non-Gebroks

Posted on 20th of March, 2010 by Lévana

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If you would like to start with my induction  Boot Camp Course to Passover, read my Passover Kitchen Diaries: Anatomy of a Week in the Home Kitchen Trenches. I grew up in a very modest household, but I remember fabulous food at every meal at my home, especially on Pessach....
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Lamb Shanks with Artichokes and Mushrooms Recipe

Posted on 19th of March, 2010 by Lévana

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Lamb shanks are one of the most ideal cuts of the lamb: Lean, tender, low maintenance, and best of all, very well priced! And I love their rustic, unpretentious look making your homemade dish look ….. homemade. The bones in the shanks contribute a succulent gelatinous texture. I am making...
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Filed under: Artichoke Hearts Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher for Passover Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lamb recipes, Meat Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Mushroom Recipes, Passover Recipes, Saffron Recipes, Sephardi Recipes

Beef Tajine with Lemon Oregano Sauce Recipe

Posted on 19th of March, 2010 by Lévana

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If my upcoming cookbook is endowed with so many wonderful recipes, you have my daughter Bella to thank almost as well as me: While I was writing this book, she would call me regularly and ask me with great urgency if I thought of including this or that dish. (“Mommy,...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher for Passover Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Meat Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes