Petite: adj. French word for small
Palmier: n. a crunchy, buttery, slightly sweet multi-layered French pastry
I am addicted to these little pastries. Although they’re wonderful with coffee, I prefer something more healthful for breakfast. So I have one (two? they’re small…) for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up with a cup of Earl Gray tea.
TJ’s sells them in a box of ten (twelve?), and they stay fresh for at least a week – maybe more – but they don’t last long enough around here to test that hypothesis. Fortunately for my waistline, TJ’s is all the way on the other side of town, so I only get over there occasionally.
In the regular grocery store I never buy prepared foods because I do a much better, healthier and safer job of cooking from scratch. But I always find myself succumbing to TJs treats. Have you had their cashews coasted with a spicy Thai lime seasoning?? Their little cookies … like the triple ginger, or the lemon wafers. They have the best canned tuna anywhere (in olive oil). Don’t get me started.
I always leave TJs happy, feeling like I’ve been on a great hunting expedition and scored! This guy’s illicit TJs video “commercial” pretty much says it all: