Hamentashen are a traditional 3-cornered cookie also known as Oznei Haman (Haman’s Ears in Hebrew), traditionally made with poppy-seed (Mohn) filling. If you don’t care for poppy-seed, you can find them with jams or even chocolate or Nutella. And if you are baking hamantaschen this year, here are a few hints that I hope may be helpful.
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Celebrating the Circle of Life with Round Challah Shapes
Round Challah shapes that we eat during the Jewish fall holiday cycle symbolize the circle of life, wholeness, and return (tshuvah).
These beautiful chocolate rolls taste as good – or better – as traditional sweet rolls with healthier substitutions consistent with a Microbiome Diet. After all, it does not matter how healthy something is if no one wants to eat it.
When you make home-made challah for Shabbat or festivals, you gain a three-fold blessing in your own home: sanctifying the everyday with the special experience of challah baking, bringing the aroma of this timeless Jewish ritual into your kitchen, and of course sharing a taste of the ‘world to come’ with our loved ones.