Posted on 12th of April, 2012 by Lévana
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Posted on 10th of April, 2012 by Lévana
A great Sephardi favorite, called ghriba. Traditionally we make them round and top them with a little cinnamon, but I find that no matter how carefully I store them, the tops always start crumbling and looking ragged, so I shape them in crescents, and they behave themselves and keep their...
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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 3rd of April, 2012 by Lévana
Poor parsnips too often serve as crowd actor, and then get discarded (as in chicken soup), but here they are “it”. Who knew they could be so fabulous? hot and sweet is a great treatment for them, and the easiest. They are delicious at room temperature as well. Sephardi Tsimmis?...
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Posted on 14th of March, 2012 by Lévana
A nice and super healthy take on pumpkin pie, and so easy to make. Easily converted to a gluten-free treat: You could use any flour at all. The pairing of figs with rosemary is deliciously funky. Remember, as always: No cooking wine or cooking sherry or any of those calamitous...
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Posted on 13th of February, 2012 by Lévana
I love the robust flavor of cauliflower, and the roasting intensifies it even further. I use frozen cauliflower, as it is already cut, cleaned, and every bit as delicious and nutritious! Attention Gluten-Free readers: This is for you too! Although this dish needs no help from the usual pasta suspects...
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Posted on 11th of January, 2012 by Lévana
Due to the overwhelming response we had for this menu, we are repeating it all over again, so those of you who couldn’t register to our sold-out demo get another chance! Stay home with some French Classics, a good bottle of wine and some baguette: What could possibly beat this...
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Posted on 7th of December, 2011 by Lévana
A few years ago, my husband and I were strolling on La Place des Vosges in Paris. At the outdoor terrace of one of those lovely restaurants sheltered under the arcades, there was a middle adged couple seated in front of their meal: a pot-au-feu, beautifully presented in a red...
Posted on 6th of November, 2011 by Lévana
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 are glossy, the recipes are illustrated by full-page color photographs, and we all try...
Posted on 4th of November, 2011 by Lévana
Latest Review of my new cookbook, by Helen Schwimmer, in the Jewish Press: Thank you dearest Helen/Chaya Minna! Levana Kirschenbaum, restaurateur, master chef, cooking teacher and author, has just published the ultimate cookbook, “The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple.”This is her magnum opus, a book that...