Chocolate Filled Croissant – Easy Jewish Pastries Recipe (Rugelach)

These little delights are called Rugelach, a traditional Jewish croissant pastry often served during Hanukkah. The dough makes a great vehicle for any number of fillings, but we opted to fill our rugelach with chocolate, walnuts, raisins and cinnamon.

Chocolate filled croissant from scratch – traditional Jewish pastries (rugelach). This recipes uses coconut sugar, chocolate chips, butter, and cream cheese. YUMMMM

Beignet Recipe Easy New Orleans Style with Dipping Sauce

Beignets easy recipe dipped in raspberry sauce

An easy recipe for a favorite New Orleans French “donut” beignet recipe. Made with eggs, flour, yeast, and butter – topped with your choice of powdered sugar or cinnamon and cardamon. Best served immediately with chocolate dipping sauce! Beignets Pronounciation Watch a few different Americans, New Anchor, Asians pronounce it What is a Beignet? Beignets … Read more

Asian Rice Cake Recipe With Rice Flour – Naturally Gluten Free

Asian rice cake made with rice flour

This treat is naturally gluten-free, made with coconut milk and rice flour. It is basically a sweet and spongy dessert mini cake baked in a muffin tray. The Filipinos call it a “Bibingka”, and they enjoy it for breakfast or around Christmas, but for us it’s a sweet gluten-free coconutty treat! Bibingka is a cherished … Read more

Halva Ye Havij: Persian Sweet Carrot Confection

Halva ye havij is a Persian sweet carrot confection flavored with the likes of saffron and rosewater. It makes for a delicious dessert at any party!

At least here in the US, it’s a handful of holidays – I’m looking at you Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa – that command our attention during the cheerful season. That unfortunately means, though, that many other lesser-known festivals from around the world go unheralded, and we miss out on the wealth of food traditions that … Read more