Today I tried something amazing. I noticed a heap of glistening shards, each about the size of a potato chip, on the counter. They looked like freshly mined gold. Owner Taria Camerino explained to me that it was "chia brittle."
"Chia seeds," she said. "You know, like the Chia Pets. The seeds taste kind of like sesame."
The flavor was indeed as good as the appearance. The sticky brittle, slightly crispy at first, rapidly melts in the mouth, flooding it with sweet caramelized sugar and the toasty flavor of the seeds. I could eat it like Cracker Jacks.
Camerino plans, by the way, to be at the Urban Picnic at Sweet Auburn Curb Market on Friday (April 29). She doesn't have a stand or a food truck but plans to work the crowd by carrying her goodies in a cigarette tray. Hunt her down. (Check out the Picnic's Facebook page.)
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Great post, but you forgot Dutch Monkey!
I give you an Incomplete on this assignment. Where is Dutch Monkey donuts?