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Kadaiif discs with Mandarin Pastry Cream and Strawberries

For the Kadaiff base: 200 grams (7 oz) Kadaiff strands-dough 150 grams (5.25 oz) melted Butter 50 grams (1.75 0z) Powdered sugar Add melted butter and powdered sugar to the kadaif thin strands. Mix it all with your fingers till … Continue reading

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Two-color Halva/tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies – Less butter, more tahini and only egg-WHITES

These are NOT your regular chocolate chip cookies. I substituted some of the butter with raw tahini paste and used only egg whites so they have less cholesterol. However, they do contain white flour and sugar so if you try … 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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Churros – Fried Argentinian choux pastry doughnuts

Although the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah is over, I want to post a few more of the deep-fried recipes that I usually make during this holiday that commemorates the ancient miracle of  at the Holy Temple in Jerusalem: Ingredients • … Continue reading

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“RAW”, Vegan, Gluten-Free date chocolate Brownies

  I’m not a RAW foodie although I do make a lot of RAW dishes and sweets.  I’ve been following this “raw foods” trend lately and was wondering what the big deal is, I mean I’ve been vegetarian for 22 … Continue reading

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Phyllo “Cigars” filled with dried fruits

500 grams (1.1 pounds) Phyllo pastry (14 pages), defrosted in the refrigerator for at least 6 hours (my sheets’ size is 30X36 cm /12X14 inches) 100 grams (3.5 oz) melted butter + 100 grams (3.5 oz) sunflower oil (for brushing) … Continue reading

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