{Recipes: Sauce au Caramel au Beurre Salé and The Most Decadent Banana Cream Pie Ever}

One of my prized souvenirs from my trip to Paris are the six blocks of demi-sel beurre Bordier I bought at La Grand Epicurie. And what better recipe to highlight the unbelievable flavours of this butter than the oh-so-very-French, Sauce au Caramel au Beurre Salé. The most memorable caramel sauce I’ve ever had was drizzled overtop … Continue reading

{Paris Food Porn Part I}

Instead of a recipe today, I thought I’d recap a bunch of delicious eats (mostly desserts) I indulged in during my trip to Paris a month ago that I haven’t previously shared on the blog. Treats for your eyeballs. Enjoy! *Warning: You may experience an overwhelming craving for sweets by the end of this post.* … Continue reading

{Souvenirs from Paris: Goodies I brought back from the City of Lights…}

If you’re wondering what I brought back from my trip, here’s a rundown of most of the delicious foodie delights I packed into my suitcase (ones I haven’t completely consumed yet..) Chocolate prailine spread from the luxury food store, Fauchon. A smooth glossy ganache that is perfect drizzled over mini chocolate cupcakes or as a … Continue reading

{Paris Part 8: The most impressive meal of my life…}

The day had finally arrived.. my birthday! Where does one go on their special day when in Paris… no.. not here.. ..here! The restaurant gastronomique inside the 5 star luxury Hotel Le Bristol, my most anticipated part of the entire trip. The 3 Michelin star restaurant is under the supervision of Eric Frechon, winner of … Continue reading

{Paris part 5: C&G’s operation maximum pastry consumption}

Woke up in the morning to over a million people on strike in Paris.. not something you see everyday (government decision to raise retirement age from 60 to 62). I found it funny that there were lots of young students striking, since they would still have about 40 years, before they even think of retirement … Continue reading