This sweet Argentinian treat can be found in bakeries all over Israel, sadly many are overly sweet. The homemade versions have the perfect balance between sweet and crumbly and are well worth the effort! *We use just a bit of dulce de leche to sandwich our biscuits together, but you can use as much as […]

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

One of the many flavor profiles that come across in old-world Ashkenazi recipes is the sweet and sour combination found in fish, meats, and vegetables. It may have to do with the sugar beet production that started in the early 19th century in the area of southern Poland and northern Ukraine. All of the sudden […]


300g (2 cups) arepa flour (precooked cornmeal) 2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 tablespoons vegetable oil for frying Desired fillings (such as butter and cheese for serving) *Arepa flour is precooked corn flour, Combine arepa flour and salt in a medium bowl. Make a well in the center and add 2½ cups of warm water. […]