These Middle Eastern biscuits are perfumed with orange flower water.
What’s not to love about cake?
This soft, sugar-dusted confectionery goodie comes in many flavours, however this recipe has remained traditional and gone with the classic rosewater.
Rugelach, while they can be eaten throughout the year, are a Hanukkah tradition. The dough is usually made with cream cheese, and the fillings can include fruits, nuts, jams and chocolate. Sprinkle the dough lightly with ground cinnamon for extra spice. Note
If you like, you can insert skewers into the cake to hold the layers in place while slicing. Cut through the top two cake layers and serve as a portion; cut through the bottom two cake layers as a second portion. Note
You can use orange juice in place of the sweet red wine if you like. Note
Beautiful bite-size cakes with succulent syrup and subtle saffron flavour.
Cake suitable to freeze. Note
These gorgeous tarts are perfect for special occasions; elegant afternoon tea’s, high tea, dessert – anything with a touch of decadence.
Soaked in fragrant honey and tossed in sesame seeds, these honey almond pastry fingers are sticky and nutty and impossible to resist.
You will need to watch the sugar syrup carefully while it simmers for 5 minutes. It may be necessary to lift the pan from the heat several times to help maintain the correct temperature. For perfect results, use an accurate candy thermometer. Note
Orange blossom water, also called orange flower water, is a concentrated flavouring made from orange blossoms. It is available from Middle Eastern food stores, delicatessens and some supermarkets. Note