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Baklava: Sugar Rush Is a Promise

Baklava is a sweet dessert made of layers of flaky phyllo pastry filled with crushed nuts and sweetened with honey syrup. Baklava Ingredients When making this baklava recipe, it helps to think of the ingredients list in three different components: Phyllo pastry- find frozen phyllo dough in the freezer section next to things like pie crust. […]

Halva: Not Your Everyday Fudge

Halva is a Middle Eastern treat made from tahini that is similar to fudge, but much better! INGREDIENTS1 1/2 c.  tahini3/4 tsp.  kosher salt1 1/2 c.  granulated sugar1/3 c.  water1/2  vanilla bean (or 1 tsp pure vanilla extract)FOR CARDAMOM PISTACHIO HALVA3/4 c.  toasted pistachios 1/2 tsp.  cardamomFOR CHOCOLATE SWIRLED HALVA3 oz.  roughly chopped chocolate FOR COFFEE HALVA1/4 c.  […]