Noidue Restaurant: Panini, Coffee and Nostalgia a la carte

There are several reasons Noidue Restaurant tugs at my heartstrings. Some questions come up about it quite often:  I thought sharing my thoughts would make me feel somewhat more at peace with seeing a whole chunk of our lives behind us.... Here's…

Exciting New Kosher Restaurant in Brooklyn: Pardes

Image via Crown Heights My friend Chaim Szmidt, of the Kosher Scene and I just love to talk about food, and of course consume it and then excitedly discuss it, as other people discuss their recent cruises or their recent shopping sprees (I…

NYC Hick Goes out to Queens

I have been living in the United States almost two generations. I have lived in an apartment structure my whole life, in big cities only: Casablanca, Paris New York, etc.... you get the picture. I am a complete city mouse, don't drive, and cannot…

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Healing Foods

Aduki bean burdock soup Fish, kabocha, kale and seaweed stew Shitaki summer rolls on a bed of seasoned nappa cabbage Date nut bars Berry kanten

The Natural Desserts Party

Assorted muffins, casings and toppings Brownies assorted shapes and toppings Giant chocolate chip cookie Ice cream sandwiches Chocolate sunflower butter party cake

Chanukkah Party. Gluten-Free

Bison shepherd pie Potato leek Portobello soup Potato latkas with homemade apple-pear sauce Roasted potato salad Potato fruit gnocchi.

Leftover Party

Quick chicken soup Spicy chopped liver pastries Three layer fish terrine Curried chicken salad Moroccan potato frittata Bread chocolate pudding

Thanksgiving Feast

Carrot ginger soup Wild rice with chestnuts Spice-rub roasted turkey Minted cranberry orange relish Boston lettuce with shallot cider dressing and chopped herbs Pumpkin pecan pie

Just the Two of US: Elegant Quick Meals

Trio of Tuna: Seared, handroll, tartare Sauté spinach and portobello Spicy buckwheat couscous Quick Thai pumpkin peanut butter soup Ricotta berry parfait


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Trio of Tuna Recipe. Salmon Variation

Trio of Tuna This trio of tuna is always glamorous, and so simple I demonstrated the three dishes as a small part of a whole cooking demo called "intimate meals": Nothing to it! Tuna handrolls, Tuna tartare,  and seared tuna. Three winners! Trio…
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Cape Cod Cold Kugel Recipe

Huh? Cold Kugel? What's going on, have I lost my head? Who needs a cold kugel recipe? Who would even give cold kugel the right time of day? Or was I just playing with alliteration (Cape Cold Cold Kugel: Does sound catchy!)? Seriously: All of…
Mock Crab Summer Rolls with Thai Sauce Recipe
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Mock Crab Summer Rolls with Thai Sauce Recipe

Mock crab makes a wonderful filling for summer rolls. And it is super easy, as mock crab is precooked and therefore doesn't require additional cooking. Summer rolls are those delightful paper-thin rice disks that you dip in warm water to soften…