This jade-green gazpacho is beautifully surprising and satisfying. Garnish it with a swirl of plain yogurt and add a great crunch with fried nuts.
I love snacking on packaged Middle Eastern sesame bars, which are very hard and crunchy. These florentines are much chewier, but their sesame flavor reminds me of those.
In Syria, however, there is no mistaking the name for anything but this delectable syrupy sponge cake topped with mixed nuts.