Baking

Fabulous Hamantashen

February 21, 2013
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Edited from a previous posting. These delightful triangle shaped filled goodies are cookie-like with a filling of jam or prune or even chocolate.  We eat Hamantashen traditionally for the Festival of Purim in March, which recounts the story of the heroic Queen Esther and her blessed uncle Mordicai. 

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Argentinean Sandwich Cookies or Alfajores de Maizena

February 11, 2013
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When referring to or attributing to that which comes from the country of Argentina, which word do you use, Argentine, Argentinian or Argentinean?  As I was preparing

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Nutella Roll Cookie

February 7, 2013
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Do you realize that Purim will be here in just two weeks

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Borekas With Nuts and Honey Syrup

January 19, 2013
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In response to a recent comment I am posting this recipe.  I posted one years ago and I think this may be a little different.  Enjoy. This little nut filled boreka, with a slightly sweet crisp crust

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Pastelicos With Ground Lamb

January 13, 2013
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Pastelicos are my ultimate comfort food.  People talk about mashed potatoes, creamy this or that, sweet stuff like cinnamon rolls, short ribs, or big vats of ice cream with hot fudge.  While I love all of those things too,

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