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Tahini Bread

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of sampling a piece of halvah, that sweet, dense and crumbly sesame seed-based confection, then you’ll understand why I’ve been enamored of sesame flavor since childhood. Sesame seeds and bread are a classic combination. Whether sprinkled on top of a loaf, as in the quintessential sesame bread Scali, or […]

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Like mostmajor U.S. cities, my home town, Boston, is a wonderful mlange of people from manydifferentethnic and cultural backgrounds. Boston’s North End,rich incolonialhistory,is today home to a vibrant Italian-American community.One of my favorite activities has always been tostroll alongthe narrow streets of the North Endenjoying the commotion (I did, after all, spend my childhood yearsinBrooklyn, […]

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