Hamantashen are filled pastries traditionally eaten on the Jewish holiday of Purim. There are different theories as to why we eat them on this holiday. Most likely, it is because a popular German pastry filled with poppyseed was called "mohntashen," or "poppyseed pockets," and...
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"The Great Latke-Hamantash Debate" edited by Ruth Fredman Cernea (University of Chicago Press, $18).
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First it was bagels. Then rugelach. What's the next Jewish food to go mainstream?
Could be hamantashen.
Hamantashen now can be seen next to mini-bundt cakes and lemon poppy-seed muffins in the display case of your local coffee shop.
Several large supermarket chains now carry them,...