Tonawanda News — Drop by tablespoons on a greased baking sheet, leaving a three-inch space between them.
Bake in a 400-degree oven for about 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 325 degrees, and bake abut 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
This very old recipe makes about 16 sfingi, with this popular filling. Make a slit in side of each puff and add the filling below if you like.
1 pound ricotta
2 tablespoons chocolate chips
1 tablespoon candied orange peel, cut finely
1 jigger creme de cacao or any other liqueur
2 tablespoons sugar
Cream ricotta well, then add the chocolate chips, orange peel, creme de cacao and sugar, and mix well.
Fill the puffs with this delicious ricotta filling.
This year, Easter Sunday arrives March 31 and we share Grandmother’s (Sito) salad with a Lebanese twist.
Sito’s Easter salad, Lebanese style
1 small red and small white cabbage, or 1 medium cabbage of either color, chopped
2 large tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped (Tops has fresh mint)
2 to 3 teaspoons olive oil.
Juice of one or two lemons (about 5 tablespoons) or to taste
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste
1 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Combine all ingredients in a pretty large bowl and serve.
Makes about six servings.Marija Vukcevich is a freelance writer from Lewiston. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.