Posted on 8th of April, 2013 by Lévana
Photo Courtesy of tamalapaku.blogspot.com I think you can tell: I adore lentils (dahl), and why not? (Have you tried my Moroccan Lentil Soup?) Ready in minutes, easy to use, inexpensive, and a nutritional treasure. Try your very best to get to an Indian grocery store and check out their dizzying...
Posted on 8th of April, 2013 by Lévana
I believe I couldn’t live without lentils. I love’em, In any shape or form. This soup, and my Indian Red Lentil Soup, are among my favorite. We grew up eating this soup. All my favorite flavors are in, and I make it totally meatless. Costs pennies and takes minutes, and...
Posted on 8th of March, 2013 by Lévana
This star was born of trying to mix and match some goodies at the end of last year’s Passover. I poked around in the refrigerator to see what we’ve got. Now is a good time for some off-the-cuff treat. I saw some dark-fried onions in a little container, a head...
Posted on 23rd of December, 2012 by Lévana
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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Posted on 18th of October, 2012 by Lévana
I am mighty proud of this rustic creation—a low-cost and low-maintenance feast, and a meal in itself. Since so many of my recipes are so elastic, I might surprise you by asking you: No substitutions whatsoever in this soup, please. I tried playing with it (using dried herbs, skipping the...
Posted on 7th of June, 2012 by Lévana
Please do not find me sacrilegious if I start off with an inspiration from Julia Child’s wonderful classic, Vichyssoise, and take it on some less-traveled road. Who knows, you might even welcome my making the recipe so elastic! If you are looking to watch your starch intake, simply substitute 2...
Posted on 10th of April, 2012 by Lévana
The French term for chickpeas is “pois chiches,” meaning something like pea’s poor relatives. Wow, if poor and modest could always taste like this (I for one think it always does), just give it to me! So many hummus joints have recently sprouted all over the city: chickpea spreads with...
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Posted on 8th of February, 2012 by Lévana
Parsnips: One of my favorite roots. In this delicious soup, not only does the parsnip not get discarded after cooking, it is indeed the co-star of the show, all the way up there with the apple: What a match!Short, sweet and dazzling ingredient list. Sage and apples: A real celebration...
Posted on 10th of January, 2012 by Lévana
I always thought I made a good onion soup, if I may say so myself: My original recipe is in my first cookbook, Levana’s Table. But I recently received from my daughter Bella a magnificent wheel of Manchego, and decided to replace all the cheese I usually put in with...
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Posted on 12th of December, 2011 by Lévana
For many years, my classroom was in Lincoln Square Synagogue. When I made this soup at a cooking demonstration, a large group of people who were taking a Chumash class in a room next to my kitchen lined up at my door at the end of their class, telling me...
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