Tag: Purim


Hamantaschen Fillings

Hamantaschen fillings can take many forms. My favorites are the traditional poppy seed, apricot and prune. I confess, I use a prepared Poppyseed filling. Sometimes I grate a little orange zest into it and sometimes I don’t. It’s delicious if you like mohn and don’t obsess about all the little […]

Dessert, Parve, Purim


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.  They can be iced and covered with sprinkles and  they can also be turned into savoury hors d’oeuvres. There […]