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 Greetings!

Please make sure you register in advance, as our demo venue has changed: Demos are taking place at my house. 210 West 101st St. Apt 9L. Between Amsterdam and Broadway.   
By all accounts, our new demo venue is a huge improvement: well appointed, welcoming, inviting, fun: Don't hesitate to bring a friend or two!
 

Like us on Facebook! Facebook is a real fun place to post your comments on the demos you attend and the recipes you make from my cookbooks. I receive lots of exciting email, it would be great to write directly on Facebook: Add your comments and feedback about my cookbooks and my demos on Facebook, so all friends can share! Please join the fan group and make our site even more interactive! Click on the Face Book Sign above! 

Our Pre-Ordered Books will be shipping out March 23rd Please G-d! Just in Time for Passover! A beautiful and important gift to yourself and to friends! Our pre-orders are all in place! http://www.levanacooks.com/cookbooks/

Wanna see what I am putting in my Purim Basket? It's all there!

Hammentaschen A La Carte: Mine is there too!  http://www.kosherscoop.com/story/hamentaschen

One of my Purim menus in Gourmet Kosher Cooking: Check it out!

Purim Seuda: I'll be cooking up a storm for my children's Schul in Washington Heights! If you are a neighbor, be sure to register: It's going to be lots of fun!

It's been an incredibly busy couple demo weeks: Read all about it! The Unflappable Cook: that's me!

Just in case you might join us, some more exciting events coming up:
  • Wednesday March 21st: Q&A interview about my new cookbook at Ramat Orah
  • Thursday March 29th: Radio Interview With Rabbi Harlan Wechsler at Cyrius Radio. Will give you all info! 
  • Tuesday Chol Hamoed Pessach: Moroccan Banquet Demo in Fairmont Scottsdale Az. dinnertime 
  • Tuesday May 15th: Moroccan Feast Demo at De Gustibus. Check out their site: Their brochure is out! http://degustibusnyc.com/store/events.php
Hot Cereal Anyone? Mine is a real powerhouse, and delicious!

At a recent demo, I mentioned I had my secrets about my visits to the caterer at my children's wedding, and everyone asked me to share: Enjoy! I call it the mother of the bride's survival guide

Attention Cauliflower lovers: This dish is for you, and with Gluten-Free to boot: Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower 

Last night's demo, The Whole Grain Pasta Party,starred a fabulous Spelt Linguini with Fennel Tuna Sauce: Scroll down for the recipe! 

A great - and incredibly easy - culinary star was born during the preparation of this past Shabbos: Lamb Meatballs in Apple Chutney Sauce 

 Wonderful story by Dr Mark Hyman about Paula Deen and the influence of celebrity chefs on the public's eating habits: A must-read!

More and more people have been getting our Demo Gift Certificates: The Perfect Gift! 



Nice comment from Valerie:
"Levana, I just wanted to tell you that I really enjoyed yesterday's class. I love your way of teaching and your simple and not time consuming recipes! I would love to come back for another class, maybe a cooking class this time!"

I beg you, please write your contact information LEGIBLY:
Any of you came to the demo with friends that mentioned they haven't been getting our newsletter? It would be for only one reason: We couldn't make out their contact information!

Check out the Beautiful Story Liz Rueven at Kosher Like Me about my Tajine Demo: Thank you Dearest Liz!

  

Did you know what the Trust Game was, and how it could be of great help to you in the kitchen? I got an education about it from my friend Sherry at the Kosher Scene: Take a look!  

  

 

More nice reviews and mentions of my latest Cookbook   

 
It is so gratifying to receive so much positive feedback for my latest cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple. Why not share it with everyone, on my blog, on FB, and on Twitter? Tell us what dishes you have made from the book: It always makes it so much more exciting and interactive!

Exciting New Clips from Torah Cafe: Check them out! Be sure to scroll down the link: We are always adding on more fun segments! 

Questions? Comments?
Don't just email it to me: Share, and click on Ask Levana!  right on my site: It makes it much more fun and interactive! 

Monday March 12th: The Biblical Feast 

I got the inspiration for this wonderful meal some years ago during a fascinating visit to Naot Kiddumim, near Jerusalem, where everything that was used to grow and harvest the "Sheva Minim" (olives, pomegranates, figs, grapes, dates, barley and wheat) is still intact, just as in the ancient days when it was operating. They even have a wonderful restaurant that serves their timeless goodies. I promise you a great throwback!

 

I'll be demonstrating:

  • Trout baked in grape leaves
  • Chicken with pomegranate sauce
  • Date-nut bread
  • Barley pilaf with kabocha squash and raisins
  • Almond, olive oil and honey spread
  • Warm fig tart
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Registrations:  A gentle reminder -  Please register at least two days before any cooking class demo so A) We know for sure we have a demo going, and B) We have ample servings! P.S. Throw in a C) - It makes my life easier :-) P.P.S. Throw in a D) I'll give you a free signed copy of my new hardcover cookbook if you bring two new friends! 

  


Cookbooks by LÚvana

The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen    
Glorious Meals Pure and Simple

SECOND PRINTING HARDCOVER COMING OUT MARCH 15TH!

Read all About Pre-Ordering! 

 

Levana's Table 
Kosher cooking for everyone! Over 150 color photos and recipes inspired by LÚvana's Moroccan upbringing and other wide ranging culinary influences.  

 

 

 

In Short Order

In Short Order 

This Cookbook/DVD Set features great meals in no time, in style and in good health, for the harried but nutrition conscious cook.

Learn More

 

 

 

 

 


 Levana Cooks Dairy-Free!

Levana Cooks Dairy-Free!

 

Lactose intolerant? Don't give up your favorite dishes! LÚvana's groundbreaking collection of creative and tasty recipes, made with natural dairy alternatives.

 

 

 

My Recipe for Spelt Linguini in Fennel Tuna Sauce   

   

If it is true that opposites attract, no dish would bear this out better than this one. Tuna  and Fennel! Besides, here is a whole new and fun way to eat canned tuna! Do not be alarmed by the fact that I don't drain it-that's practically all the oil contained in the dish, and that's where all the good flavor is. No added salt, please, as the tuna has enough to season the whole dish.
You need not write off pasta as a high-carb dish: Choose spelt pasta, or soba noodles, or rice noodles etc.... and enjoy pasta as often as you like, as do I!  

 

    Click here for the Recipe! 

 

  

 

Be sure to visit my LevanaCooks.com website for recipes, cooking tips and resources, cookbooks, cooking class demo schedule, as well as gift certificates and registration by Paypal or credit card in one easy location! I update the site's blog on a continuous basis, so be sure to log on to LevanaCooks.com several times a week! You can also find me on Facebook (be sure to become a fan!), follow me Twitter, and view my cooking demos on video on my very own YouTube Channel!    

 

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