Traditional Arab Knafe, With a Twist for the Modern Shavuot Table

Cooked in a skillet, with butter and goat's cheese instead of samneh and sweet Arab cheese, this delicious dessert bursts with a crescendo of flavors.

Knafeh is a traditional Arab sweet pastry made of layers of shredded phyllo dough and sweet cheese in sugar syrup. Traditionally, the pastry is...