Sesame Brittle from Bethlehem

George Hazboun also known as 'George the Egyptian ' has been known for his profession of making sweets in the city of Bethlehem tirelessly for the past 25 years. Let's take a look at how he makes his semsmeyye or sesame brittle, the Middle Eastern way. Continue reading

A Traditional Fruit Cake Recipe from Brittany

In France, the word cake (pronounced like in English) designates fruit cakes, that is, cake made with dried or candied fruits, usually presented in a simple, rectangular shape. Here is a simpler yet homey, filling fruit cake recipe which is especially well-adapted to the beloved blé noir ('bleh nwhar'; buckwheat) of Brittany. Continue reading