I have always wanted to make praline but never had the temerity to try.
You see it all sounded too deceptively simple to work. Put sugar on a silicone sheet on an oven tray with sesame seeds and bake in the oven till the sugar melts and changes colour. Allow to cool then break up by hand and use. Well, I discovered that it works, and that you really do have to keep an eye on it! While Rosa and I were busy photographing our dishes I forgot to watch the oven, and burnt one lot. But the other lot worked just fine, as you can see from the photos below:
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