This recipe is adapted from the King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion's recipe for Bakery Date Squares.
These Passover popovers are good served warm with butter, and they're great for making kosher-for-Passover "sandwiches" with tuna, or whatever filling you like.
My husband introduced me to techina (tahini), a staple found in most Israeli kitchens, as soon as we made aliyah in 1992.
Every birthday deserves a great cake. This iconic, cocoa-based, richly iced cake fits the bill.