Passover

Passover Torrone (Italian Nougat) Bars

March 18, 2012
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I was inspired recently by a series of classes titled Pro Pastry 3 that I took at the Gourmandise Cooking School in Santa Monica California.  I realized that with some minor changes to a recipe we made in class, that one of my all time favorite confections Torrone,

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Passover is Coming

March 16, 2012
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Purim Purim Lanu Pesach in la Mano So goes the refrain from an old Ladino Sephardic song. 

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Passover Lemon Pavlova

April 22, 2011
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As promised I will explain the meringue with lemon curd desserts.  I love Ashuplados as posted by my dear friend Marcia on her blog Bendichos Manos or the Blessed Hands.  It is a blog about Rhodosli traditions

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Passover Wrap Up 2011

April 20, 2011
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Our house was filled with conversation, laughter, the Ah ha of revelation when someone tastes something sublime, or grasps some pearl of new knowledge.  We gathered in the family, kid’s friends, our friends to conduct a very traditional Seder. For weeks ahead I write lists, shop and shop and shop yet again. 

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Blood Orange Sorbet

April 17, 2011
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In our family we traditionally have a palate cleanser in between the soup, fish, and main course or dinner of the Passover Seder meal.  Since treating myself to an electric ice cream freezer a couple of years ago,

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