Oznei Haman - Hamantaschen. As Purim in Israel approaches, it means it is time to eat some festive holiday treats! One particular holiday treat is known as Oznei Haman, also called Hamantaschen.What's the history of the oznei Haman pastry?
Join us as we search for the ancient roots of this delicious pastry. One of the oldest mentions of a Purim treat referred to as oznei Haman is in a Purim comedy skit written by Yehudah Sommo (1527- 1592) of Italy. 1What's the best way to cook oznei Haman?
In a deep pot, heat at least 2 inches oil over medium heat to 375 degrees. In batches, fry the strips, turning once, until golden brown on both sides, about 1 minute per side. Remove with a wire-mesh skimmer or tongs and drain on a wire rack.What are the ears of a Haman made of?
What they consist of are fried strips of dough that have been shaped into the form of an ear and subsequently dusted with confectioner's sugar or cinnamon sugar.