Christmas Day dawned bright and sunny (enfin!!!) and we started out the morning lingering over coffee in the flat, with a couple of phone calls to home… Neil presented me with this lovely original painting: My two great loves – Cleo and macarons!!! This was painted by Carole at Paris Breakfasts – ironically, the person […]
About Mardi Michels
Ten years ago in Morocco, even in the midst of Ramadan, we were thrilled to be welcomed and wished Mery Christmans (or even Merry Christmas!). This year to all my readers and friends around the world, I wish you a wonderful Christmas and holiday season. My gifts to you are two-fold: Firstly, following my macaron […]
Wednesday December 23rd 2009. 8.45am Pavillon Elysée Lenôtre, Paris 8ième I WILL learn how to make macarons with FEET. The setting is sublime… A brave dozen of us head downstairs to the workshop: Un petit café to start the morning… And some snacks in case we got peckish throughout the nearly 4 hours… And off […]
Christmas week in Paris. What to do, where to go, what to eat and drink? Who better to ask than David Lebovitz? Checking our his blog, I noticed some Paris wine tastings that might interest our friend, Mr budding sommelier, Neil. Off to the Ô Chateau website I headed and found the perfect gift for […]
The date: Sunday, December 19th 1999. The time: Around 10pm. The place: Casablanca, Morocco. My sister and I are arriving after a long day of travel from Singapore for her and a short but crazy day travelling from Paris for me. We’re tired. We’re booked on Explore’s Imperial Cities and Deserts trip over the “millennium […]
Ok, so I am sure most of you regular readers will know that we are arriving in Paris today, December 19th (Editor’s note: wheeeeeeeeee!). Because we are gluttons for punishment, we submitted a proposal for Foodbuzz‘s December 24, 24, 24 event (check out our August 24, 24, 24 event here!) which has to take place […]
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