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Mery Christmans (no, this is not a typo!)

Mery Christmans (no, this is not a typo!)

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 […]

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Graine de macarons! (Ecole de Pâtisserie du Pavillon Elysée Lenôtre, Paris)

Graine de macarons! (Ecole de Pâtisserie du Pavillon Elysée Lenôtre, Paris)

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 […]

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Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24 – Millennium memories from Morocco… in Paris!

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24 – Millennium memories from Morocco… in Paris!

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 […]

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Guest post – Budapest café culture

Guest post – Budapest café culture

ArgusCarHire.com’s Fiona Hilliard usually writes about Budapest car hire, but on a trip to the Hungarian capital, she gave in to her sweet tooth and was blown away by the local specialties. A word about Budapest’s Cafe Culture… Café culture has been on the go in Budapest since the 17th century. Coffee was first introduced […]

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Made in Montréal

Made in Montréal

Whilst we were in Montréal last month, we were excited to see an interesting sounding exhibit on just around the corner from Olive et Gourmando. So what’s this all about then? Sounds intriguing, huh? Made in Montréal was a really well thought-out exhibit, put on by the Centre d’histoire. We had a fun “ride” on […]

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