Ptitim: the Israeli children food treated as ingredient for "trendy delicacies" in the U.S.

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May 17, 2013 9:48:14 AM

CULINARY IN ISRAEL ... Israeli Couscous
Ptitim is an Israeli pasta shaped like rice or little balls. Outside of Israel it is known as Israeli couscous or Jerusalem couscous. Ptitim were invented during the austerity period in Israel when rice was scarce. Today Pititim is popular among Israeli children, who eat it plain or mixed with fried onion and tomato paste. Ptitim are now produced in ring, star and heart shapes for added appeal.

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Photo: CULINARY IN ISRAEL ... Israeli CouscousPtitim is an Israeli pasta shaped like rice or little balls. Outside of Israel it is known as Israeli couscous or Jerusalem couscous. Ptitim were invented during the austerity period in Israel when rice was scarce. Today Pititim is popular among Israeli children, who eat it plain or mixed with fried onion and tomato paste. Ptitim are now produced in ring, star and heart shapes for added appeal.http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/anne-burrell/israeli-couscous-recipe/index.html

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