المْخَرْقَة-الشّباكيّة/ Chebakia or Chebakiya (Mkharqua-Mkharka-Mkhar9a)/The Classic Moroccan Flower Cookies / Chabakia ou Chebakiya ou Tresses (Roses) au miel!
Since I was young I've always been intrigued by these se same/honey cookies , called in Morocco "Chebakia", not only for their beautiful flower shape but also because they are surprisingly delicious sweet treats and I love all the flavours in them! Chebakia is one of the luxurious, tasteful, traditional and special occasion sweet, served without fail on Moroccan Ramadan table with Harira on Ftour (Iftar) meal. However; in some regions in Morocco, c hebakia is also served at wedding ceremonies and other special feasts. Traditionally, few days before Ramadan , the whole family usually gets together to make large numbers of these cookies, which are customarily shaped like a rose, symbolizing "Respect and Love". Because of chebakia popularity and its cultural significance in Morocco, this has made these sesame/honey cookies synonymous with Ramadan . In fact, n o Moroccan Ramadan is complete without c hebakia , which can be bough