Celebrate with Chocolate Halva Hamantaschen

 

Photo: Amy Kritzer

Photo: Amy Kritzer

Welcome guest blogger, Amy Kritzer!

When I asked Amy if she had a tempting hamantaschen recipe for Purim 2016 she shared this recipe with chocolate and tehini at the center of this holiday cookie. Read on to see how Amy shines as she puts new twists on traditional Jewish baking:

Back in college, I was attending a hamantaschen making party, much like an young coed would do, when my gentile roommate asked me: “Is this the holiday where you eat a lot and drink wine or fast? If it’s the former, I’ll come, if it’s the latter, you’re on your own.” Continue reading