Teta’s Rose Awwameh

Mama’s eyes glisten as she says ‘my mama always used to make these on Christmas eve and New Years’ eve.  She would make these perfectly round little dumplings and we would eat them to ready us for the cold and dark walk through the small streets of the old city to get to Mass’.  Mama remembers as she laughs at memories of her mother using a rolled tea towel to keep her five children away from these freshly fried light and delicious mouthfuls before they were all ready and how one of her brother was particularly good sneaking them away. 

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