Slow-Roasted Sweet Onions with "Licorice" Powder
One of Michel Bras's favorite garnishes is a sweet-savory combination of ground almonds, dehydrated olives and demerara sugar (a coarse, raw cane sugar with a subtle molasses flavor); the taste reminds him of licorice. Here it serves as a topping for buttery-soft, slow-roasted whole onions. More Amazing Chef Recipes
Demiglaces are available at specialty shops and from dartagnan.com.