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LEVANA COOKS WITH OSEM MATZAH PRODUCTS: APPLE RAISIN FARFEL RECIPE

Apple Raisin farfel is a wonderful Passover and year round comfort food. This delicious and super-nutritious dish is sure to be equally at home as a side dish and as a breakfast or even dessert! Kind of a new-age Matzah Brei but without the…
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Quinoa with Fried Onions and Chestnuts Recipe

Quinoa with Fried Onions and Chestnuts Recipe I love quinoa, on Passover and year-round. A staple in South America, it's a nutritional powerhouse, and delicious too, and so versatile! Quinoa comes in white, red and black, as I did here, so…
coconut meringues
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Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Meringues Recipe

Coconut Meringues: Chocolate-dipped! This is serious delicious trouble! Kids, please: Don't let's get into a turf war with the distinguished and wonderful French Macarons, or with the somewhat less distinguished and ubiquitous canned Passover…
artichokes
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Artichokes and Carrots in Lemon Sauce Recipe

Artichokes are a Sephardi favorite. In Morocco they are a staple, and I remember a variety I haven’t seen anywhere else: tiny, with pointed leaves as sharp as thorns, which we used to eat by the dozen at the end of a meal as dessert, much…
sweet vermicelli
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Moroccan Sweet Vermicelli Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Moroccan Sweet Vermicelli is comfort food at its best and easiest. And healthiest: In Morocco we grew up on this kind of dessert my mother, an ingenious cook if I ever met one, used to whip  up at the drop of a hat, for children big and small.…
raita
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Raita Recipe with Mint and Cucumber

Raita is a cool and delicious way to put out fires in curries, But It is delicious even on its own Mint, cucumber, yogurt: What could be more fun and more yum than this flavor lineup? And you will love the chunky texture. No problem making…
aloo gobi
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Aloo Gobi Recipe with Chutney and Raita

Aloo Gobi is a Indian dish featuring potatoes and cauliflower It is the perfect vegetarian main course: With this beautiful lineup of flavors, I guarantee you will never miss the meat! You will love the way I have accessorized aloo gobi: With…
Chai Mix
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Turmeric Chai Mix Recipe. All Variations

Turmeric Chai Mix Turmeric Chai Mix Aliases Every culture riffs on the basic Indian spice mix, and renames it: in India it is called golden chai masala;  in Israel they use it mostly as the Yemenite sweet coffee spice mix, or Hawayedj…
teriyaki sauce
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Teriyaki Sauce Recipe the Homemade way

Homemade Teriyaki sauce: There is no commercial version that comes close. I live in the vicinity of several Chinese restaurants (who doesn’t?). Every morning I watch the mountain of trash at their back door, and it always includes enormous…
apricot chutney
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Apricot Chutney Recipe

  No store-bought apricot chutney comes close to homemade! This is true of all chutneys. Still looking for a fabulous homemade Mishloach Manot treat, one that will last until Passover and beyond? Apricot Chutney! Chutneys, from the…
zucchini bread
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Zucchini Bread Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Zucchini Bread This and all other quick breads and muffins are a snap to make: Because they get mixed by hand, and are leavened with baking powder (not yeast), you can make them at the drop of a hat. Zucchini bread is equally at home as…
Pumpkin corn soup
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Quick Pumpkin Corn Soup Recipe

Pumpkin Corn Soup Pumpkin and corn sont deux mots qui vont tres bien ensemble. Yum! This is a quick soup, for when we need something in short order and we don’t have time to fuss. Quick and Healthy: My war cry! The ingredient lineup…