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Mactweets – Spring Fling

Basic macaron shells (adapted from Tartelette’s recipe) For the shells: 90 gr egg whites (roughly 3 egg whites) (90gr measured after aging) 25 gr to 50 gr granulated sugar 200 gr powdered sugar 110 gr almonds (slivered, blanched, sliced, whatever you like) 1 tablespoon powdered food coloring (optional) (I used liquid since that’s what I […]

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New Awlins – the eats!

Neil and I took advantage of free flights (on Aeroplan points) and my March Break to head down to NOLA for the first time for both of us.  Here’s a brief(ish) roundup of some of the memorable places we ate in New Orleans. And yes, I did bring my big camera with me to dinner.  […]

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Café des Musées (Paris)

If David Lebovitz likes it, you pretty much can’t go wrong, that’s my line of thinking. On our way back from Brittany, we had one short afternoon in Paris and Alicia had been hankering for a meal at Café des Musées, upon the recommendation of a friend (well, and Mr Lebovitz!). It’s a simple neighbourhood […]

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Daring Cooks March – Risotto

Chicken Stock Ingredients: 1 lg. chicken 2-3 lbs.  1 kg. Onions 2 medium   roughly diced Leek 1 medium   white part only, roughly diced Celery 2 stalks   roughly diced Garlic 2 cloves   halved Cinnamon  1 stick   Or 1 pinch of ground cinnamon White peppercorns 1 tsp.   Any type of peppercorn will do Bay leaf 2   Fresh […]

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Foodie heaven (more care packages!)

Yes it’s that time again, another Foodie Exchange roundup!  Note that the we have a new home on the web, much prettier and easier to navigate so if you would like to join in on the fun, click here (after you have read the post!). First up, treats from London, England courtesy of Gourmet Traveller.  […]

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