Roasted Cashew and Sesame Brittle
Yigit Pura creates a brittle mosaic with cashews and sesame seeds. "The combination of white and black seeds is very Turkish," says the Ankara-born pastry chef. Plus: Homemade Christmas Gifts
The brittle can be stored in an airtight container for up to 1 month.
Vanilla bean paste (vanilla bean seeds in sugar syrup) is available at baking supply stores and from nielsenmassey.com.