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I am not Maison Ladurée, but I can sure try to be.

Ah, le macaron.  The iconic, airy, colorful sandwich cookie that evokes the tenants of all things French: chic, beautiful, delicious….and extremely temperamental.  The macaron arguably elicits the very stereotype of the Parisian people that they often deny (or proudly uphold, depending on which one you talk to): complicated, meticulous, difficult to replicate, and exacting to the last detail. 1,284 more words


Tarte aux pommes

French apple pie has nothing to do with its American patriotic cousin from the Vermont state.  In France we call  apple pie: “Tarte aux pommes” and it is more of a tart than a pie. 149 more words

Los Angeles

A stop at the famous Angelina at Versailles and Laduree

I’m enjoying my experience at Versailles and it is better than I could have imagined when I run into Angelina. It was a sweet surprise. I must have mulled over and debated with myself for nearly an hour about what to order. 95 more words

French Lemon Yogurt Cake

We are currently sitting in the waiting room at the Cleveland Clinic anxiously waiting for my sister to have her baby, so I thought this was a pretty good time to right this post. 439 more words

Eat & Drink

Back to the grind...

What I want to say is that today was first day back to work in the new year after a few days off and I entered work with a new positive, energized perspective.  470 more words


Crème Brûlée

This Christmas I received a very exciting present: a chef’s torch, which neatly combines my love of making fancy desserts with my love of setting things on fire. 94 more words


Interesting Holiday Etiquette and What Not

Here’s an interesting article of how and what the French do – etiquette wise –   for the holidays season.

  • Decorate Simply
  • Decorate Indoors Only
  • Wrap Up and put away decor Before New Year’s Eve…
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