Posted on 8th of December, 2011 by Lévana
Think of all the delicious and healthy breads and muffins you could be whipping up in minutes, and you may never again wait in line for those nasty baked goods the cart around your corner heaves all day long. All the following goodies are equally at home as loaves or...
Posted on 6th of November, 2011 by Lévana
Thank you so much Tara Barker for your glowing review of my Latest Cookbook! Cookbooks these days have become works of art. We display them on our coffee tables, give them our coveted, valuable kitchen counter space, we read them in bed as if they were gripping novels. Their pages...
Posted on 2nd of November, 2011 by Lévana
Since I use spelt flour for all my baked goods (except the gluten-free ones), both sweet and savory, let me start with a word about spelt: While I see no reason to put the whole nation on a gluten-free diet (you will see throughout my latest cookbook that I make...
Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday October 31st: Secrets of Whole Grain Bread Baking. Served with Salad and Soup
Posted on 24th of October, 2011 by Lévana
Too many of us simply don’t believe bread or challah can be as exciting if baked with whole grain flours, and often settle for mediocre bad-for-you white bread offerings. I have the modest hope of changing that in my circles of students and readers. As you all know, and as...
Posted on 14th of September, 2011 by Lévana
Who knew they could be made right at home? And who knows why they are called Chinese cookies for that matter? I don’t think the Chinese have ever even heard of them. It’s a little like French kiss or French laundry or French goodness knows what else, which always leaves...
Posted on 24th of August, 2011 by Lévana
I have my mother to thank for providing the inspiration for this beautiful tart. The base is not a classic pie crust as we know it, more like a cookie dough, making this tart much less perishable than the classic apple pie. You will create in no time a dessert...
Filed under: Apples Recipes, Apricot Recipes, Dairy-Free Pie Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Plums Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking, Vegetarian Recipes
Posted on 14th of July, 2011 by Lévana
My sister Lea’s galettes: Hers the best, even my mother agrees! Galettes were a staple at my house in Morocco, and still are at my mother’s house, where all children clamor for them, calling them Maman Biscuit (they lump all her baked goods into this one generic word: biscuit), submitting...
Filed under: Anise Recipes, Antesite, Cookie Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Galette Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Galette Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes
Posted on 20th of June, 2011 by Lévana
Cheddar Dill Scones Whipped up in minutes, ethereally light, and delicious enough to serve for brunch or a light lunch. Dill and cheddar are natural partners. I beg you please use freshly grated cheese, it does make the whole difference. No cheese grater? Simply crumble the cheese by hand. These...
Posted on 25th of May, 2011 by Lévana
Me, my husband and my sister Lea. Circa 1979, selling our carrot cake at a Central Park Fair. Our Post-Woodstock Pre-Chassidic days. You like? I remember cutting a slice for Bianca Jagger, Chi Chi Williams and many other Celebs! Our award-winning cake, circa 1979. Ideally moist and fragrant. I believe...
Filed under: Cake Recipes, Carrot Cake Recipes, Carrot Recipes, Coconut, Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Pareve Cake Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes
Posted on 25th of May, 2011 by Lévana
Blueberry Scones Scones are wonderful! Whipped up in minutes and full of flavor. I make them with spelt, my grain of choice for baking absolutely everything, but you will find them totally adaptable to Gluten-Free. You will easily find Xanthan Gum in health food stores. If you happen, as I...