Monthly Archives: October 2012

Papassinos

The recipe for these delicious little squares comes from Sardinia according to Sharon Tyler Herbst, who calls them Sardinian raisin-almond squares. Papassinos, which I think is based in part on the italian word for raisin (uva passa), begin with golden … Continue reading

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Gribee

A few days ago now or several, I forget when, I baked gribee or pistachio butter rings. Gribee are crisp, crumbly and rich, and of Syrian origin, or Lebanese, depending on whichever source of information you happen to be looking … Continue reading

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Ciastka Makowe

Ciastka makowe. I’ve done that thing I do when confronted with a new-to-me set of words in another language, and have consulted the online translators to see if they mean what Sharon Tyler Herbst says they mean. Literally, poppy seed … Continue reading

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Ginger-rum biscuits

Yes, I have returned to the project of baking my way through The Joy of Cookies. And writing about it. Where have I been? you may ask. Out of my mind busy with work and being a mom and … … Continue reading

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