swiss chard beet salad
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Moroccan Swiss Chard Beet Salad Recipe

Swiss Chard Beet Salad Swiss chard and beets are a wonderful match, as the briny kick of the Swiss chard set off the sweetness of the beets so nicely. A deceptively simple, and unpretentious but delicious little salad you might get as attached…
Eggplant Shakshuka
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Mushroom Eggplant Shakshuka Recipe

Eggplant Shakshuka? Yes, you heard that right! I was on a kick for all things Israeli the whole past week, so it is no wonder that all the dishes I developed recently were Israeli or Israeli-inspired. The starting point for Shakshuka is…
Chocolate Halvah Pie
Muesli
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Steel Cut Oat Muesli with Apple Raisins Recipe

Muesli can be dressed up and down Strictly speaking, muesli starts out with soaked oats, and is enriched with the addition of nuts, apples and dried fruit. I like to make it fully cooked, and eat it warm or at room temperature. A Breakfast…
sugar-free Orange marmalade
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Sugar-Free Orange Marmalade Recipe

Sugar-free orange marmalade was a very big project for me. I wanted to reconcile at all costs my love for all things jam and preserves with my very moderate sugar consumption. While I find it very hard to swear off all sugar (life without an…
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Moroccan Quinoa Salad with Mint and Raisins Recipe

There are dozen ways to make a wonderful Quinoa Salad, all exciting and all healthy and delicious, and all gluten-free. Quinoa is the grain I use most often in salads, even in Tabouleh I am going with a decidedly Sephardi Quinoa Salad, with…
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Mock Crab Kale Salad Recipe

In my Mock Crab Kale Salad, mock crab and kale complement each other and make a fabulous match. Crab Kale Salad is equally at home as a first course and a main course. I love to make salads with kale, as kale leaves are hearty and sturdy…
sea bass
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Sea Bass in Sake Broth and Vegetables Recipe

The bad news is, sea bass is an expensive treat, but the good news is there is very little you need to do. Sea bass is the best. My dish here is Asian culinary minimalism at its best. The light cooking broth is incredibly flavorful and…
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Indian Pancakes Recipe. Vegan-Friendly

Indian Pancakes are wonderful! They turn a traditional comfort food into an exotic and delicious meal with just a few simple tweaks. They are a snap to make and lots of fun to eat, and quite versatile. They are not just a part of my Chanukkah…
vegan hollandaise sauce
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Vegan Hollandaise Sauce Recipe. Eggs Benedict. Eggs Benny

Vegan Hollandaise Sauce is the Holy Grail: It feels like a delicious blast from the past for all diners who cannot enjoy dairy products, or can't any more, as well as those trying to restrict their egg intake. Gluten-Free to boot, without…
sweet potato
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Moroccan Sweet Potato Tajine Recipe

Sweet potato lovers, we are talking about you! This Tajine is a wonderful way to expand on your sweet potato repertoire. We don't often think of contrasting sweet potatoes with bold assertive ingredients: Olives, preserved lemon and cilantro:…