I almost didn´t make today´s FFWD recipe. I hadalready missed last friday´s because I was sick for more than a week. I wasfine by monday afternoon, but had to hurry and put together a little birthdayparty (mine!) for a bunch of girlfriends who came over for dinner tuesday night.
So this recipe got kind of forgotten. And of course,when I checked the ingredients I didn´t have nori. I don´t do fishy stuff andfor me they qualify as that. Getting some implied walking to the Chinese market,which is not exactly close by to walk to; so instead of skipping the recipealtogether I decided to use sesame seeds.
The dough comes together in a few minutes once thebutter is soft. Then it´s formed into a log and refrigerated before cutting andbaking. The addition of olive oil and flaky sea salt turns them into asophisticated wine cookie. Kinda sweet, kinda salty. Delicious. I can´t beginto imagine the number of ingredients that can be added to them. The sesameseeds get toasted a bit while the cookies bake and they complement the oliveoil perfectly. It was the closest thing to eating homemade Wheat Thins. Which I love, can easily eat half a box in one sitting. So these sablés, with the sesame seeds, will become a favorite.
A glass of wine, some cheese and these sables. Perfectlate afternoon snack, after a day at the beach (for those lucky to be there) orfor those of us enjoying winter, a relaxing time by the fireplace. Or directly from thebaking tray, standing alone in the kitchen, before the others discover them.