tilapia fillets
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Tilapia Fillets with Tomatoes Lemon Sauce Recipe. All Variations

I love tilapia fillets: versatile, widely available and inexpensive. I always use the large tilapia fillets,  (7 to 9 ounces): they never let me down or go to pieces on me during the cooking process, and they are much more presentable than…
lentil soup
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Moroccan Lentil Soup (Harira) Recipe. All Variations

Lentil Soup: I believe I couldn't live without it. I love lentils, in any shape or form. This Moroccan Lentil Soup, and my Indian Red Lentil Soup, are among my favorite. This one is overlaid with our Moroccan flavors. Costs pennies and takes…
chestnut soup
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Chestnut Soup Recipe. Vegetarian. Gluten-Free

This Chestnut Soup is now a big star at my house and beyond, and not just on Passover but all year round. Hard to believe my chestnut soup was a product of totally "unplanned parenthood", just from trying to mix and match some goodies at the…
roasted carrot soup
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Roasted Carrot Soup Recipe. Mahia

Roasted Carrot Soup: made with the Wonderful Mahia by Nahmias and Sons Enjoy the other Recipes I developed using the Mahia! Roasted Carrot Soup star parsnips as well! Since both carrots and parsnips have licorice tones, and pairing them…
butternut squash
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Moroccan Butternut Squash Chick Pea Soup Recipe

We Moroccans love butternut squash in every way shape of form And goodness knows it comes in countless shapes and sizes. Butternut squash turns up in many Moroccan dishes (Couscous on top of the list). Their spicy sweetness is equally at home…
mango dressing
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Mixed Greens with Curried Mango Dressing Recipe

My mango dressing is bright and spicy! It is delightful not only over greens, but also with  fish or chicken, grilled or poached. The pungent curry is a wonderful foil for the fruity and tart mango. Use only as much mango dressing as will…
Chestnut Mushroom Soup
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Cholent Jazzed up: Chestnut Mushroom Soup Recipe

Chestnut Mushroom Soup sounds a lot more refined than cholent, doesn't it? And yet, that's pretty much all it is! This shabbos looked like it was going to be another unseasonably chilly day, soup weather. And I had several non-meat eaters…
parsnips
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Parsnips in Moroccan Hot and Sweet Sauce Recipe

Poor parsnips too often serve as crowd actor And then, ultimate indignity, they get discarded, as in chicken soup. Pfffttt, just like that! Not fair! But in this delicious dish, parsnips are IT! You will also love the simplicity of the dish.…
onion soup
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Vegetarian French Onion Soup Recipe

My onion soup recipe is in my first cookbook, Levana's Table I always thought I made a good onion soup, if I may say so myself. Mine lists Swiss cheese, provolone and parmesan. But I recently received from my daughter Bella a magnificent wheel…
Vegetarian burgers
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Vegetarian Burgers and Latkas Recipes. All Variations

Vegetarian Burgers and Latkas: Wonderful not just on Chanukkah, but year-round. To me, latkas and burgers are interchangeable. Just as you can make latkas with virtually any vegetable (and fruit), so can you make burgers with any vegetable…
apple chutney
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Spicy Apple Chutney Recipe

My apple chutney is zippy and chunky. The pairing with tomatoes and raisins makes my apple chutney a real winner. Chutney comes from the Hindi “to be licked” That's an inspired derivation, if you have ever tasted a good one! Chutneys…
brussels sprouts
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Brussels Sprouts Tomato Sauce Recipe. Pasta Adaptation

Brussels sprouts, zucchini and tomatoes: Mediterranean flavors at their best! Brussels Sprouts dishes are a frequent Passover and year-round treat at my table. I find Brussels sprouts somewhat underrated and underused in our country. They…