Bsisa from Ghada Bouls’ kitchen. Reviving a regional sweet. Gil Eliahu

The Nazareth Shopkeeper Rescuing Ancient Local Recipes From Extinction

A member of the generation that did not know sesame, this Nazareth native set out to revive the simple, delicious sweets of days gone by

Flour, olive oil, carob syrup and sesame seeds. Those are the four ingredients of bsisa, a simple food that was one of the rare sweets served by inhabitants of Eretz Israel before cane sugar became a cheap,...

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