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#1 Nicolai

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 08:27 AM

Katayef Walnuts - Ashta and Awamat.

 

 

 

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#2 heidih

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 09:08 AM

I looked it up on wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatayef but am not quite getting the texture. Can you describe it?

#3 Nicolai

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 11:49 AM

Oh, you ask so simple questions ;)

 

Imagine sitting comfortably in your leather armchair with subdued lighting and no one in the room,

You buff some powder cinnamon on your Katayef and drizzle some sugar syrup,

Then you take a bite......All of a sudden a small light cast some rays from the ceiling and two Cherubs appear playing softly the Lyre......

Then you take another bite and the Lyre music grows to a crescendo and then you slowly take the last bite and the dream fades away so slowly......

 

I am sorry not to be able to describe the texture in any better way.


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#4 Nicolai

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 01:40 AM

Texture follow up:

 

- Katayef Ashta: Crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside

- Katayef Cheese: Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside

- Katayef Walnuts: Crunchy on the outside, soft in the middle and crumbly in the center.


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