chocolate beet cake
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Chocolate Beet Cake Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Chocolate Beet Cake: Now sounds funky, doesn't it? Let me tell you: Chocolate Beet Cake is amazing! It is unfortunate that in America, beets invariably conjure up pointed remarks about, ummm, never mind!  We grew up eating them every day,…
balsamic roasted chicken breasts
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Balsamic Roasted Chicken Breasts Recipe

You will never say your chicken breasts come out dry ever again. These chicken breasts are succulent and fork-tender. The marinating step is important here, so please do not skip it, the reward is a fabulous dish. Smile: My balsamic-roasted…
Lamb Shanks with Artichokes and Mushrooms Recipe
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Lamb Shanks Tajine with Mushrooms and Artichokes Recipes

Lamb shanks are one of the most ideal cuts of the lamb: Lean, tender, low maintenance, and best of all, very well priced! And I love their rustic, unpretentious look making your homemade dish look....homemade. The bones in the lamb shanks contribute…
Moroccan Fish Soup Recipe
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Moroccan Fish Soup Recipe

Julia Child's Bouillabaisse, the perennial favorite, wears several hats, all quite becoming. My version of Moroccan Fish Soup omits the verboten shellfish, and has very pleasing Moroccan overtones (this Moroccan can't help it!) Some Seder…
artichoke soup
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Roasted Garlic Artichoke Soup Recipe

Artichoke soup is  so luxurious, and quite simple to make! I find gorgeous frozen artichoke bottoms in the frozen section of every Kosher supermarket: Someone in the food industry, bless him, has done all the pesky job of snapping the leaves…
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…
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:…
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…
brisket sweet sour sauce
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Brisket in Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe

Brisket Sweet Sour Sauce is one of my most famous dishes! Want to know just how famous it is? Every year, the expert cooking staff at Levana Restaurant showcases Passover programs in four prestigious hotels. A few years ago my son Maimon worked…
brownies
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Brownies Recipe with all the Fixings!

Brownies! Here they come! Brownies are the timeless classic, the little black dress of your dessert repertoire. I whip up my brownies at the drop of a hat: I am often asked to do just that, so I double the recipe and pour the batter into a…
Spend a wonderful evening with a few French classics and some wine to go with dinner! By the way, my bourguignon has been included in Joan Schwartz’s charming book, deceptively innocent, called Meat and Potatoes
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Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe

Spend a wonderful evening with a few French classics and some wine to go with dinner! By the way, my bourguignon is included in Joan Schwartz’s charming book, deceptively innocent, called Meat and Potatoes. My secret ingredient here is crème…