cabbage soup
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Cabbage Soup Recipe

Cabbage Soup Mine tastes so luxurious I often serve it at a holiday meal! Oh I know how plebeian cabbage soup sounds, but just wait till you see how delicious it is: My guests love it! I like this soup nice and broth-y, so I trust you…
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Roasted Moroccan Salmon Recipe

This delightful roasted Moroccan salmon is overlaid with our beloved Moroccan flavors: Lemons, olives, tomatoes, cilantro, saffron. It is also a complete meal. After including so many goodies in your roasted salmon, no need to worry about…
levana-cooks-wild-mushroom-soup
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French Wild Mushroom Soup Recipe

Luscious Wild Mushroom Soup:  A French Classic! If  you find some exotic mushrooms at a reasonable price, such as chanterelles, porcini, king oyster, throw them in too, or use them in any combination you like: Your wild mushroom soup will…
fish fillet
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Fish Fillets in Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe. Chicken Variation

You will love to include these fish fillets in your repertoire. I think you can tell: I am crazy about our Sephardi fish dishes: Glorious in their simplicity and their flavor pairings. Sweet and Sour Sauce done the right, natural homemade way:…
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Baked Almond Stuffed Salmon Recipe

My stuffed salmon is not nearly as hard as the stuffing part might make it sound. Who knew almonds would make a wonderful stuffing for fish? We Sephardis always did: almonds are a staple for both sweet and savory dishes. And when they are…
Tricolor Vegetable Terrine with Red Pepper Sauce Recipe
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Tricolor Vegetable Terrine with Red Pepper Sauce Recipe. White Vegetable Puree

You will create a sensation with this vegetable terrine! It will make you look like a chef without too much hard work. You will like the freedom it gives you on party day, as you can make the vegetable terrine a day or two ahead of time and…
chocolate peanut butter pie
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Raw Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Chocolate peanut butter pie: Sounds dreamy, no? My kitchen is, as aways, where all delicious nutritious things happen. I was trying to make an off-the-cuff chocolate dessert on a crazy hot day, using what I had on hand without having to turn…
Millet Burgers
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Millet Burgers with Green Goddess Sauce Recipe

Millet burgers are proof that millet is not just birdfeed! I have been making these wonderful veggie millet burgers since long before the gluten-free craze set in, and for no other reason than that I am devoted to experimenting with every single…
cholent
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Cholent and all Variations Ashkenazi and Sephardi Recipe

Cholent, Dafina, Shkhina, Chamin The name just depends where you grew up. The stuff of nostalgia! And of course one region will always favor one style and one set of flavor over another, but it is still undeniably one big happy cholent family.…
split pea soup
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Moroccan Split Pea Soup Recipe

This split pea soup is a model of Moroccan food simplicity. Another soup that costs pennies, takes minutes, and tastes like a million bucks. My Moroccan Split Pea Soup is vegetarian without even trying, and so much richer than the sum of its…
Corn Bread Recipe. All Variations. Gluten-Free Option
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Corn Bread Recipe. All Variations. Gluten-Free Option

Corn bread is ready in a snap! Unlike yeasted breads, quickbreads are ready at the drop of a hat. The great perennial funky favorite will never let you down. I love all things corn, with their robust flavor and gritty texture, and take every…
harissa
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Harissa Recipe. All Hot Condiments

Harissa: Every Cuisine boasts a hot condiment. And Harissa, our Moroccan rock star condiment, is prominently displayed. Just look at my Hot Sauce Happy Family! Harissa is the one we grew up with in Morocco, slathering it everywhere…