Nan Khatai or Indian Almond Semolina Cookies


My Take on Nan Khatai or Indian Almond Semolina Cookies. Eggless, crumbly cookies made with semolina and spiced with cardamom.

Crown cookies (ka'ak bel ajweh)

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A traditional Easter semolina cookie from the Lebanese kitchen; the cookie is stuffed with a date paste and the dough is redolent of rose and orange blossom water. The shape of the cookies is symbolic of Christ's crown of thorns.

Italian Semolina Cake

Italian Semolina Cake

From CaffeIna

After a very challenging week I needed to restore positive thinking and I thought "what better than a recipe of the Italian tradition?" I knew I could not go wrong with this semolina cake. Happiness is back!

Recipe: Positive thoughts and Italian semolina cake