those moveable celebrations. This year it falls on Saturday, January 31st – which happens to be tomorrow!
anniversary of the day that we met!
|Zee Sahakian’s St. Sarkis Halva|
To celebrate, try making an adapted version of Zarmine (Zee) Sahakian’s recipe for St. Sarkis Halva that I posted a few years back. Other recipes associated with St. Sarkis Day are Aghablit – salty wafers, and Kumba Cake.
1 Tbsp. orange blossom water, optional
juice until sugar is dissolved. Add marshmallow fluff and mix until smooth.
Remove from heat and allow to cool.
time, and dip it completely in sesame seeds.
fingers shaping it into a long strip, about 3×9 inches. Place some pistachio pieces in
the center lengthwise. Fold from the top to the center to cover the pistachios, then
fold from the bottom – up to create a rectangle 1/3 the
original size of the strip. Cut into 1 ½ to 2-inch pieces. Wrap in plastic wrap
and freeze until ready to serve. Remove from freezer about 5 minutes before