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  • Syllabub for the Holidays!

    New Year’s Eve is almost upon us and I have a fun recipe for you party planners! It’s festive, yummy, and can be served in champagne flutes (as illustrated above)! Syllabub is a traditional English dessert (16th Century!) that is light, fruity, and incorporates white wine. Note: it needs to settle overnight so it must [...]

    Saturday 22nd December 2012 - 10:28:40 AM | Comment

  • Agemanju in Japan at Asakusa Kannon!

    Is the color on these great or what?! These are ume (Japanese plum) flavored Agemanju sold on the merchant street leading up to the Asakusa Kannon Temple. They are deep-fried manju (soft buns filled with bean paste). Really fantastic and a nice warm treat on a cold day. I found a recipe for them online [...]

    Tuesday 10th January 2012 - 9:56:12 AM | Comment

  • Shalach Manot and Erica’s Hamantaschen!

      The Jewish holiday of Purim is this weekend (from sunset 2/27-sunset 2/28) and a fun aspect of it is the sweets! Specifically, the tradition of Shalach Manot (aka Mishloach Manot or Shalach Monos) which is a gift basket sent to friends and relatives around Purim time.

    Thursday 25th February 2010 - 2:44:08 AM | Comment

  • New Year’s Eve Syllabub Recipe!

    New Year’s Eve is almost upon us and I have a fun recipe for you party planners! It’s festive, yummy, and can be served in champagne flutes (as illustrated above)! Syllabub is a traditional English dessert (16th Century!) that is light, fruity, and incorporates white wine. Note: it needs to settle overnight so it must [...]

    Wednesday 30th December 2009 - 2:51:26 AM | Comment