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Ricotta Berry Parfait Recipe

Posted on 27th of May, 2010 by Lévana

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Ready in a jiffy, and so fabulous. Don’t hesitate to use frozen berries: Available year-round, cleaned, sweet and full of flavor, you just can’t go wrong. No need to thaw. By the time they macerate in the liqueur, just a few minutes, they will be ready and at room temperature!...
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Filed under: Berry Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Vegetable Rice Byriani Recipe

Posted on 19th of May, 2010 by Lévana

I also used to think that rice is rice, until I found dozens of different varieties, at specialty food stores (Fairway, Zabar’s, Kalustyans, etc…) I urge you to make a visit to any one of them, and treat yourself! Or best of all: Go online! Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Indian Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Rice Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Ricotta Almond Pie Recipe

Posted on 16th of May, 2010 by Lévana

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Anyone looking for a nice departure from the traditional all-American Cheesecake? This is for you! light and ethereal, with a wonderful almond crust and scented with lemon peel. I just made it for a fundraiser demo and watched it disappear with great pleasure! Almond crust ingredients: 1/2 cup almonds 1/4...
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Filed under: Cheese Cake Recipes, Dairy Pie Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes, Ricotta Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

French Onion Soup Recipe

Posted on 13th of May, 2010 by Lévana

Every single ingredient in this wonderful soup is in on the secret of its success: All the members of the onion family are present; fresh thyme; The mixture of dark miso and dry red wine do wonders to imitate the beef broth that is the trademark of onion soup but...
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Filed under: Dairy Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Chocolate Oats Pots de Crème Recipe

Posted on 13th of May, 2010 by Lévana

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Chocolate Oats Pots de Crème Long before the whole-grain fashion began (I am not telling you how long, I heard ladies don’t do that, but I will give you a hint: circa my ultra-lean student years, the very years that inadvertently turned me into a cook, as I was constantly...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Mushroom Leek Quiche Recipe

Posted on 5th of May, 2010 by Lévana

For the crust: Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour, any flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 stick unsalted butter 3 tablespoons ice water, or slightly more if needed Instructions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Pulse the flour, salt and butter in the food processor only until the mixture resembles coarse meal....
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Filed under: Dairy Pie Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

A Table of Contents: A Cold Vegetarian-Fish Shabbos Lunch

Posted on 3rd of May, 2010 by Lévana

As often when we host lots of singles, this week I went Shabbos-shopping with a totally open mind. Since I was right in the area of Whole Foods on 97th St and Columbus Ave, I thought to myself, surprise me, and decided my lunch menu will be predicated on my...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Fish Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Soup Recipes, Spelt Baking, Vegetarian Recipes

Levana Wholesome Spelt Desserts

Posted on 3rd of May, 2010 by Lévana

Promise I don’t want to be coy here: After more than two years of incredibly hard work to get my line of Natural Spelt Desserts in place, it looks like it’s finally happening. They are called, what else, Levana. I made a dry run of the desserts a couple weeks...
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Filed under: Cake Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Spelt Baking, Vegetarian Recipes

Soba Noodles with Swiss Chard and Shitaki Recipe

Posted on 3rd of May, 2010 by Lévana

Soba noodles are delightful, light and gluten-free. They pack in lots of flavor and nutrition, are delicious and a snap to prepare, a most welcome change from the same old same old pasta. Do try your best to get the seaweed, they will add a funky briny flavor to the...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Minted Tabouleh Recipe. Passover-Friendly

Posted on 3rd of May, 2010 by Lévana

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No store-bought Tabouleh comes close to its home-made counterpart. I have included here a gluten-free adaptation, perfect for Passover as well.  I am giving you instructions for regular tabouleh as well: In this case no cooking necessary for the grain! Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, thoroughly rinsed and drained (If using...
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Filed under: Bulghur Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher for Passover Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Mint Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Passover Recipes, Quinoa Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Tabouleh Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes