Category: Snacks

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Nastar (Indonesian Pineapple Tarts)

When Chinese New Year comes around, there will always be an abundant amount of food, starting from fruits, snacks, to actual meals. This is probably one of my favorite Chinese New Year snacks. It’s soft and crumbly on the outside and sweet on the inside. INGREDIENTS: 2 small pineapples or 1 regular pineapple, grated & juice...

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Homemade Latkes

The word “latke” itself is derived (via Yiddish) from the Russian/Ukrainian word meaning “patch.” Latkes are traditional Jewish food, that are eaten during the Hanukkah festival. The oil for frying the latkes is symbolic of the oil from the Hanukkah story that kept the Second Temple of ancient Israel lit with a long-lasting flame that is...