Today I discovered a new bake – the Hamantaschen.
Hamantaschens are Jewish pastry pockets, easily recognised by their triangular shape. They are usually associated with the recent holiday of Purim (9th and 12th of March) and are said to represent the ears or the three cornered hat of Haman, the villain in this season’s story. They’re normally filled with fruit (e.g. figs, dates, apricots, raspberries, apple), preserves or in this case, chocolate. They are sweet and simple, but delicious, and they look pretty easy to make.
Why not have a go at baking some yourself? There's an easy recipe right here.
A belated “Gut Yontiff” to all our Jewish readers!
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