Eccles cake hamantaschen – a British/Jewish Purim treat

Eccles cake hamantaschen

A sweet, buttery, curranty filling encased in crisp, golden flaky pastry – classic British bake meets tasty Purim treat! It’s the Eccles cake hamantaschen!   Purim inspiration? Every year as Spring rolls around my thoughts turn to hamantaschen – those delicious three-cornered pastries traditionally enjoyed on the Jewish festival of…

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Pizzataschen? Hamanpizza? Make these awesome hamantaschen-pizza hybrids and have a terrific Purim!

hamantaschen pizza

Chewy pizza crust hamantaschen enclose a rich filling of tomato sauce, olives and gooey, stretchy, melty mozzarella. I always think there’s something about the nature of Purim that invites you to play with your food. After all, why should the ‘dressing up’ be confined to the children?! Go wild in…

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Fortune cookie hamantaschen! Happy Purim!

fortune cookie hamantaschen

Crisp, sweet and delicious! These easy-to-make vanilla flavoured fortune cookie hamantaschen contain Purim greetings and fun messages. Happy Purim! I’ve had these fortune cookie hamantaschen in mind for years and years, and I’m so pleased I finally found time to work out how to make them! Knitted treats I had…

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White chocolate & raspberry hamantaschen cookies – jammy dodger-taschen!

white chocolate & raspberry hamantaschen sandwich cookies

Sometimes, late at night, I have really great ideas. Most of the time, I have pretty terrible ideas, but sometimes, they’re really, really great. Like these hamantaschen cookies for example! I was thinking of new and interesting variations on a hamantaschen theme, ahead of this year’s Purim celebrations. For some…

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