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Chase away the greys: Orange-scented Financiers

Do you know financiers? The almond-laden French treat, so named either because of its traditional “bar of gold” shape, or because it supposedly originated in the financial district of Paris? There is a bakery near me which makes wonderful ones, so moist and rich that it’s quite dangerous for me to walk by on an empty stomach. Luckily, this bakery a good 20-minute walk across the park, so I don’t find myself at its mercy too often. Read more…

Farro Salad with Asparagus, Goat’s Cheese and Almonds

farro salad

Wow, two farro recipes in as many days. Not very adventurous of me, I’ll admit. Typical, though; I tend to get into “moods ruts” in my cooking, becoming obsessed with a particular ingredient and eating it for days on end until my interest wanes. Read more…