Purim Platicos


by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on March 16, 2011

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Memories of a confection so pure and ethereal are amongst the fondest of my childhood.  Great Auntie Touriel made the ultimate delicately formed, feathery textured masapan.  Masapan has always been reserved for life’s most important occasions such as weddings,engagements, and Brit Mila (covenant party for new born boys). It was served elegantly with little silver [click to continue…]


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Happy Purim with Turkish Coffee

March 15, 2011
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Purim is this coming Saturday night March 19th.  The traditional reading of the Megilat Esther, The story of Esther will be read amongst Carnival type revelers in costumes with much merriment and consumption of adult beverages. On Purim it is traditional to give out Purim Platicos or Mishloach Manot

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Folares for Purim

February 19, 2010
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Purim 2010will begin with the Megillah reading on Saturday night February 27.  Every year at the first signs of spring, I get a tickle up the back of my neck

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