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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…