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Debunking the Myth of the Macaron

There are many myths of the macaron, most of them concern the making of them (like aging the egg whites before blending), but the real myth of the macaron is the common belief among tourists that “La Durée makes the best macarons in Paris.”  The best macarons are actually from Pierre Hermé. 209 more words


Teatime Treat: Ladurée

Eating healthy is important, but we are allowed to treat ourselves sometimes. Ladurée macarons are one of my favorite decadent teatime treats. Permanent flavours such as Rose, Pistachio, Lemon and Raspberry and seasonal flavours like Blackcurrent Violet and Chestnut are at the top of my list. What are your favorite flavours?


Mussels at Montmatre, Macaroons at Midnight

Winding up Paris, I went to Montmatre. An elevated section of Paris, Montmatre’s largest monument is Sacre-Cœur Cathedral.

I think it manages the feat of being imposing no matter the weather or background. 1,058 more words


La Durée | What's all the fuss about?

La Durée goes under many things under which: salon de the, patisserie et chocolaterie but I’ve heard most of their macaroons.

We all know the new raging trend of macaroons in Dubai, but combine this with a fancy looking french patisserie and you get a hangout hub for the Emiratis. 179 more words


Artificial Forests

I live in Discovery Gardens, which has no gardens. Admittedly there are some trees and flowering bushes. I like the Marina neighborhood that didn’t exist ten years ago. 688 more words

Dubai Life

A great way to spend your 32nd birthday - OMG Paris!

Lucky for me, my birthday happened to fall on our first full day in Paris! I had planned that we would go shopping (for those of you who know me well – surprised much?!) at the famous Gallery Lafayette. 538 more words