Sablés (Shortbread Cookies)

Sablés are rich, tender shortbread cookies that are famous in France like the chocolate chip cookies are in the US.These cookies are both crumbly and melt-in-your-mouth tender, and they are perfect with a glass of milk, a bowl of ice cream or even with tea.

Spinach Fatayer

Fatayer are Turkish savory pastries that are similar to Indian Samosas. The pastry is yeast based unlike samosas (which is similar to pie crust) and these are baked and not fried like the samosas. Filling has spinach and onions along with walnuts and is flavored with tangy sumac, lemon juice and pomegranate puree.