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  • Home-made Labaneh (similar to Greek Yoghurt ) - Home-made Labenah This comes out really more like thick “Greek” yoghurt. Submitted by Laura, a Challah Bytes reader For this I use a combination of ready made yoghurt, gil, eshel, 9% sour cream. I try to keep the fat content of the yoghurt down as much as possible. Of course the higher the fat content…
  • Quinoa with Peas and Cranberries - Quinoa with Peas and Cranberries Submitted by Laura, a Challah Bytes reader Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups water Salt to taste (I use 3/4 of a teaspoon to one cup uncooked quinoa) 1 small (or medium) onion — depends on how much you like onions 1 tablespoon curry powder — you can use…
  • Homemade “American” Cream Cheese - “American” cream cheese Here’s how to make your own. Ingredients 2 containers (comes to 2 cups of sour cream) shamenet (I use ones with less fat) 2 containers leben (equivalent to 2 cups buttermilk) 2 tsp salt Method Mix together. Place a clean dry cloth with clothespins over a large bowl. Pour it all in…
  • Choc Cheese cupcakes, chanukah 2010, zebra cupcakes Cheesecake Petit Fours - Cheesecake Petit Fours Now here’s something sweet and small that is not your usual boring cookie cake. Ingredients 1 container / 250 grams of soft white Tnuva 5% cheese 6 oz. of bisquitim cookies – you’d have to actually weigh them before you crush them **once it is crushed, it comes out to 1 &…
  • 20080109_0120 Luscious Cheesecake - Luscious Cheesecake Serves 10-12 Ingredients 7 eggs, separated 1 ½ cups sugar 2 cups low fat cream cheese OR 500 grams 5% Tnuva Gveena Levana soft white cheese 1-2 T. lemon juice 1 cup sour cream OR 1 container “Shamenet Tnuva” 3 T. potato starch ** Method Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C. Whip the…
  • Easy No-bake Cheesecakes - Easy No-bake Cheesecakes Ingredients 2 ½ cups / 500 grams soft white cream cheese (the Gveena l’vana 5% for Israel) 1 cup sour cream (for Israel, use one container Shamenet) 1 cup sugar ¼ cup powdered vanilla pudding ; this is about a half container of one of those boxes of powdered pudding mixes 1…
  • Cauliflower Cheese Toss - Cauliflower Cheese Toss Ingredients 1 bag bug-free frozen cauliflower 2-4 onions 4 tablespoons oil 1 ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. pepper Leftover challah for crumbs, for a total of 1-2 cups breadcrumbs ½ cup shredded yellow cheese (or more, if you can afford the calories!) Method Use as much cauliflower, or, alternatively, broccoli, or even…
  • Spiced Mustard Salmon - Spiced Mustard Salmon Ingredients 1 kilo fresh salmon 1/2 cup any type prepared mustard; Dijon is best (not mustard spread, which is really just mayo) 2 teaspoons onion powder 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon oregano 2 teaspoons parsley flakes 1 teaspoon paprika Oil spray Method Pat the fish dry with paper towels. Lay it…
  • Teriyaki Salmon - Teriyaki Salmon Ingredients 1/4 cup red dry wine 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce 1/4 honey 2 tablespoons water 1 kilo fresh salmon, sliced Method Mix first four ingredients together. Place the fish slices in a glass dish or large plastic container. Pour the sauce over it and cover. Let it sit in the fridge in the…
  • doughnuts with toppings Four Glaze Toppings for Chanukah Doughnuts - Four Glaze Toppings for Chanukah Doughnuts Here are easy and DIY recipes for glazing many flavors of doughnuts. Chocolate glaze: 1 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons cocoa 2 tablespoons oil Mix in a bowl with a spoon until smooth. It should be the consistency of loose peanut butter. If it is too thin, add…

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