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le gourmand: the perfect spring salad


  • walnuts
  • coconut oil
  • organic arugula
  • raspberries
  • bleu cheese
  • avocado
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
  • pepper
  • micro greens for garnish

it’s very easy:


EnVoyage Perfumes - Souvenir De Chocolat - Cafe Cacoa, Indigo Vanilla, Captured in Amber

One of my favourite perfumers Shelley Waddington of Envoyage Perfumes has created a new, unexpected and somewhat unconventional trio of chocolate-based fragrances. Of course I was totally excited to try these, and have been living with my miniatures for a good few weeks now. 1,031 more words


le gourmand: homemade pistachio frozen custard


  • 1 1/3 cups shelled pistachio nuts
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • pinch of salt
  • 6 large egg yolks…
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Unknown Pleasures by Kerosene: Review

I love fragrances evoke my creativity and imagination. It could be the scent itself, it could be the design of the bottle, or it could be the name of the perfume. 452 more words


le gourmand: raspberry pie

raspberry pie has remained my all time favorite food since i was a young girl–it’s what i asked for at every birthday, christmas, dance recital and any other special occasion that warranted a dessert request. 231 more words


It Begins

With a name like Jardin D Fleur, you might imagine that I’d have an affinity for flowers. You’d be correct. I love flowers. My favorites include hydrangeas, wisteria, begonias, lilac, geraniums, roses, of course, lilies, orchids, daisies, poppies, peonies, gladiolus, dahlias, foxglove, day lilies, and the list goes on. 395 more words


Day 172: Inspector Gourmand

Most of the time the large featherless waitress brings pretty good dishes.

But then there are other times.

Sometimes she will put out a new dish and “pretend” she doesn’t want you to have it in hopes she can get you to try it. 78 more words

Shannon Cutts