RECIPE: Baklava Tart (No Struggling With Phyllo Leaves)

[1] In this recipe, baklava is moved from its original pan recipe to a fusion with tart shells, which are a Medieval European invention (photo © Hannah Kaminsky). [2] For comparison, a classic piece of baklava, which is made in a sheet pan like brownies, but cut on the diagonal (photo © Recchiuti Confections). [3]…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Vegan Desserts In A Great New Book

Our colleague Hannah Kaminsky, of Bittersweet Blog, is a regular contributor to THE NIBBLE. She has written six cookbooks! A long-time vegan, Hannah oriented her sweet tooth to creating vegan recipes for herself and others who want delicious cookies, cakes, pies and other sweets. Her sixth cookbook, Sweet Vegan Treats (photo #1) has just been…
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HALLOWEEN CANDY: Childhood Treats In Gourmet Chocolate From Theo

Our favorite Halloween candies were mini Almond Joys, Mounds, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Skor bars. But our palate has since progressed beyond their childhood charms. Thank goodness for Theo’s artisan chocolates. Theo has brought these and more into the quality-chocolate universe. Coconut Bites (an upgrade of Mounds) Coconut Bites Salted Almond (an upgrade of…
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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Honey Stinger, Nature’s Bakery

[1] Nature’s original energy food, honey, is sandwiched between thin, crisp waffle cookies (photos #1 and #2 © Honey Stinger). [2] You can purchase individual waffles or 12-packs. [3] If you’re looking for a better Fig Newton-type bar, look here (photos #3 and #4 © Nature’s Bakery). [4] These fig bars have less added sugar…
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