selene at earthlink.net
Fri Feb 8 13:42:39 PST 2008
Barbara Dodge wrote:
> I was the happy recipient of a box of dates brought back from Dubai by a co-worker. (It WAS a 2 pound box. I now have about a pound and a half left.) They are huge, moist and delicious. Not at all like the stale dried up things you get in boxes in the local supermarket. I would like to make something with them this weekend to bring into the office Monday to share the bounty. I've looked at recipes for standard date nut breads and variations on the theme, but I am searching for something slightly outside the norm. Do any of you have a recipe that the modern masses might enjoy, but is not the same old same old?
I might suggest Mamoul, a traditional filled cookie from Syria and
Lebanon. A Lebanese Christian with whom I correspond says they are the
one Absolutely Essential Thing to have for Easter.
A good looking recipe here:
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