Monday, May 25, 2009

algerian sweets

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Baking can be a great medium for art (as well as being very therapeutic!) My inlaws spend a great deal of time and effort making these little biscuity cakes for weddings and other festivities. Some are made with light, crispy pastry while others are more like dense semolina cookies. Many are nut, date or honey filled and most are drizzled with either honey or syrup. But I love the way that they can be simple and rustic or complex and fancy depending on the occassion (or one's mood).

Algerian sweets 1


My humble attempt...

Algerian sweets 2

Algerian sweets 3

3 comments:

um almujahid May 28, 2009 at 11:26 AM  

assalamu alaykum

this "side" of your new blog is my favourite one lol!

Fruitful Fusion May 30, 2009 at 7:09 AM  

wa alaykum salaam um almujahid,

Lol! Share some of your's with us too!!! :D

Jennifer AKA Jamila January 29, 2010 at 4:36 PM  

Essalam Alaikum, Masha'allah, nice cookies!

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