Tag: parve

Swiss Meringue
Dessert, Parve, Passover

Swiss Meringue

  There are basically three different methods to prepare meringue: French, Swiss and Italian. Up until last week, I had been making French Meringues as beautifully explained by Jacques Pepin in his book La Technique. I ‘ve been making meringue kisses, meringue mushrooms and meringue baskets (vacherins) using this method […]

Lemon Bars
American, Dessert, Parve

Lemon Bars

Tart and creamy and delicious- these Lemon Bars are the perfect dessert when you want a little something sweet-but not too much! FYI: Notice that the first five ingredients are for the crust. The remaining ingredients are for the filling. Save time by preparing the filling as the crust is […]

American

Pot Pie Dough

This dough is easily and quickly made in an electric food processor. Make it in one shot if you have a large bowl. You can halve the recipe and make it twice if your processor bowl is smaller. This dough is firm and easy to roll. It forms a tight […]

Purim

Hamantaschen Fillings

I confess, I use a prepared Poppyseed filling. Sometimes I grate a little orange zest into and sometimes I don’t. It’s delicious if you like mohn. My husband and I love it. I make the apricot and prune filling out of dried fruit. It doesn’t get easier except if you […]

Hamantaschen
Dessert, Parve, Purim

Hamantaschen

I only make Hamantaschen once a year. They are delicious triangle shaped cookies that resemble Haman’s hat from the Purim story in the Bible. Hamantaschen can be filled with fruit purée; and they can be iced and covered with sprinkles. They can also be turned into savoury hors d’oeuvres. There […]