Tag: tahini

Beautiful Beet Hummus

Beautiful Beet Hummus

Not surprisingly, I know a few chefs.  Most in NYC.  One I met almost 20 years ago when we began working together as culinary instructors.  We became instant friends and despite the distance between us, we have remained close.  Rian has a lovable Southern background […]

Crispy Halvah Cookies With Chocolate Chunks And Flaky Sea Salt

Crispy Halvah Cookies With Chocolate Chunks And Flaky Sea Salt

These are halvah cookies. Halvah, also known as “halwa,” “halva,” “halava,” and “helva,” is a broad term used to describe a dense, sweet confection made with a base of flour or nut butter, sometimes vegetables (typically carrots), but most commonly with sesame tahini. Halvah is eaten in […]