Category Archives: Gluten Free

Gluten-Free Coconut-Lemon Cake

Since Citrus Fruits are in season now, here is a Lemon-coconut Gluten Free cake that is also kosher for Passover (in case you are looking for ideas for next Passover). For the Coconut-almond base (for a round 24 cm/9 inch … Continue reading

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Mamaliga in Romania, Polenta in Italy – same thing, different names

It’s one of those days… when I REALLY don’t feel like cooking…or even chopping veggies for a salad ! But, hey, we need to eat something, right? So I made a quick, simple dinner, based on my family’s Romanian cuisine … Continue reading

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“Green” Tahini sauce/Tarator – with herbs

You can use it on vegetable salads, falafel, sauteed or roasted vegetables, patties, meat (I’m vegetarian so I use meat-like-soy-products instead), french fries, cooked rice !!! We put it on so many things just like you guys use Ketchup ! … Continue reading

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Hummus: served with tahini sauce/tarator and sauteed mushrooms

Who invented the Hummus? Was it the Lebanese? the Jordanians? Maybe the Israeli Arabs? (((((((((((-: Frankly, I don’t care ! Whoever invented it was a genius ! In Israel there’s another version eaten with mushrooms (on top of the hummus … Continue reading

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Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Melt-in-your-mouth coconut-butter cookies

I’m not really into trying Gluten Free cakes and cookies since I love using flour and I already have enough culinary restrictions as it is (I’m vegetarian, observe Kosher and suffer from IBS…) However, I’ve had this organic cold-pressed extra … Continue reading

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My version of a healthier, Gluten-Free, Dairy free, no refined sugars Sweet Potato and Streusel/crumble Casserole

Although Thanksgiving is an American holiday and is, obviously, not celebrated in Israel, I would like to offer my version of Sweet Potato and Streusel/crumble Casserole – but I made up a healthier, gluten free version without refined sugar. I … Continue reading

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