Nougat Noir, or Black Nougat, Another of the Thirteen Desserts

A Provençal gros souper (Christmas Eve dinner) would not be correct without some nougat noir to challenge the skill of your dentist and possibly lay waste to your dental work. In other words, nougat noir can be a bête [bite!] noire*, if you’re not careful. For nougat noir is a hard candy, not the pillowy stuff … More Nougat Noir, or Black Nougat, Another of the Thirteen Desserts

Rose Petal Honeys

Rose Petal Honey, the last stop on the honey journey, for the moment. Available widely on the Internet, Rose Petal Honey — like rosewater — dates back several centuries. These recipes come from old texts gathered by Jean Gordon in Rose Recipes (1958) and Eleanour Sinclair Rohde in Rose Recipes from Olden Times (1939). I … More Rose Petal Honeys