Posted in March 2012

Macaron Day 2012

Macaron Day 2012

Sigh.  Well I guess it is appropriate that they call it Macaron Day, instead of Macarons Day.  I ended the day with one free macaron.  Of all the places I went to, only one of the places, Bosie Tea Parlor, was still offering Macarons for free.  Another place I went to, Mille-Feuille, only had Macarons to buy, although … Continue reading

It’s Macaron Day!

It’s Macaron Day!

Hooray Macaron Day is here!  On this Tuesday, March 20th, various New York City pastry shops will be giving out macaron’s for free.  A holiday of sorts, Macaron Day was started in Paris by Pierre Herme and Relais Desserts.  A few years ago, they started a NYC branch of the event, which sadly does not include any … Continue reading

3.14

3.14

Did you notice that today is March 14, 3.14, Yes! Pi!  At some point, a very smart person tied March 14th to pie (which of course is baked in a circular dish) and now we have pi day! Salty Honey Pie sounds really strange, but it’s not to be missed.  If you don’t have a chance to … Continue reading

Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect

I had such high hopes for this post.  I saw these adorable mini kiwis at the supermarket and thought of the ways to use them in a dessert that would show off their adorable mini-ness, yet still be flavorful. 

Biscuits

Biscuits

I had the impression that biscuits are hard to make.  As a result, I always resorted to using pre-made biscuit dough, which I will not deny, is pretty tasty.  I still haven’t figured out how to get biscuits to be so magically flaky and layered.  One night, I had a hankering for bread, but didn’t have … Continue reading