Topic: Barazek

Barazek or barazeq (in Arabic barāzeq) is a classic Syrian-Palestinian cookie whose main ingredient is sesame (also called simsim and baksum in Arabic) and often also contains pieces of pistachio.[...]

(Portions of the following story were originally published in the Los Angeles Times by food writer Charles Perry on April 18, 2007) The other day, a co-worker brought in some mysterious cookies from an[...]