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Paris: Pierre Hermé Macarons

Macarons only weigh a few grams, but that’s enough to leave your senses quivering with pleasure. Their thin, crisp shell, slightly rounded shape, tempting colours and tender interiors draw devotees to devour them with their eyes, and caress their smooth surface. Their flavours solicit the nose and, when one bites into that crisp shell, the […]

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Paris: Ladurée (Champs-Élysées)

It all started with a surprise… Post-wedding, I went out for lunch with my bridesmaid and fellow foodie friend, Louise.  Over a spicy veggie stir-fry rice bowl (for me) & Chinese-style filled brioche buns (for Louise, both at Urban Bistro ) we caught up about everything that had happened since the wedding.  We giggled and […]

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Operation Macaron: Bloopers!

Lest you believe that Louise and I are perfect macaron chefs after reading my last post, I thought it would be fun to dispel you of that belief. And so I present to you: Operation Macaron – Bloopers edition! You may have believed that we only made macarons of perfection, like the ones I showed […]

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Lavender Macarons with White Chocolate & Lemon Ganache

Macarons! They’re trendy, they’re delicious, they’re even gluten-free. They are little works of art! And you know what?  They’re tricky. I’ve had macarons on my Kitchen Bucket List for ages now.  I must admit, they got on there because of their food-blooger-popularity.  I figured it would be supremely fun to give them a go.  Plus, […]

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My Kitchen Bucket List

There was an interesting and inspiring post on Michael Ruhlman’s blog yesterday, discussing a new book from Lee Kravitz, Unfinished Business.  Kravitz was fired from his position as editor at Parade magazine, and decided to finish off his life’s unfinished business.  Great concept, and over at Ruhlman’s blog, there is the most interesting discussion going […]

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