Snow Clouds are made but twice a year, maybe three times if you're lucky, at the gallery of La Boîte à Biscuits on 11th Avenue. These tiny wonders are a creation by chef/owner Lior Lev Sercarz. It's the only biscuit in his collection that is repeated year after year, due to requests by regular customers.
Dusted in a flurry of powdered sugar, each rounded biscuit, flaky and light, harbors an interior of soft, ripe dates. Quite literally melt-in-your mouth, it doesn't even require a bite. It's rich with a proprietary blend of nuts and spices and just barely sweet. One biscuit is far from enough; you could easily devour this whole jar in a sitting. Don't forget a hot cup of tea on the side. The $25 price tag is an indulgence, but for the quality and taste alone, worth every penny. Call ahead to confirm availability before you go, Snow Clouds are made in limited quantities.
La Boîte à Biscuits
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