Happy belated Purim to all of my Jewish chowhound friends!!!!
I was feeling a bit Hamantaschened-out yesterday. There were trays and trays of the stuff on the counters in the general office of the school in which I teach and I had about 47 of them!!!! I felt like doing something fun for the holiday (even though I'm not Jewish, I take every opportunity to celebrate other people's holidays-at very least it's a great excuse for a temporary break from my diet ) so I decided to walk around Main Street near Jewel Avenue.
In a little place called "Queens Pita" (on Main St. and about 69th Rd.) I purchased a half dozen little stuffed crescent moons of dough. Kind of like Jewish calzone.... Some were filled with chickpea and onion, others mushroon and tomato, or olive and potato. They were delicious and oh-so SPICY!!!! I love things that are picante and nothing is ever hot enough, but these really hit the mark!!! Does anyone know the name of these things??? It was written in Hebrew and the lovely young lady told me, but all the hamantaschen-sugar had gone straight to my head and I forgot....
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