A brilliant combination of Middle Eastern flavors and Italian flairRECIPE:4 tbsp unsalted butter3/4 cup Sugar2 Eggs1 tsp Vanilla extract1 tsp Rosewater2 1/4 cup Flour2 tsp Baking powderPinch of salt1/8 tsp Ground cardamom1/2 cup Pistachios, toasted & choppedEdible rose petals (optional)Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, then mix in vanilla and rosewater. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cardamom, mix into batter a little at a time. Stir in pistachios.Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Separate dough in half. On the sheet, shape each half into a slightly flattened loaf about 3" wide. Sprinkle with crushed rose petals.Bake at 375° for about 30 mins. until golden. Remove from oven, reduce heat to 250°. Once cool to the touch, cut each loaf diagonally into 1" slices. Place slices back onto sheet and bake an additional 15-20 mins. turning once. Cool completely before storing.