They are pastries with a thickness of half centimeter, sometimes even more. The shapes can be very different: flower, heart, six-pointed star or diamond.
Its origin is Jewish and it was consumed during the Hebrew Passover. They symbolized the unleavened bread that the Israelis took when they left Egypt. With regard to shape, the most typical is the six-pointed star, called the Star of David by Jews, or Solomon's seal by Muslims.