Thursday, March 26, 2015

Pass me a another piece!

Mast Brothers make an assortment of chocolate bars. Several of them are too tannic which may not suit everyone's taste. There is one exception - the vanilla & smoke bar. Here is a chocolate that is smooth with subtle vanilla notes and a pleasant smoky after-taste that lingers on the tongue long after the last swallow. Stretch out your hand to take one more piece and then quietly another......

Sunday, March 22, 2015

A Shower of Macarons

A macaron a day will keep you on cloud nine every day. This is my philosophy.

Did you have a macaron on Friday? The first day of Spring also falls on "Macaron Day" and several patisseries were handing out free macarons to rapacious customers. Blueberry and pumpkin spice at Mad Mac, yuzu at Bisou Ciao, honey-cognac at Milles-Feuilles, chocolate-mint at Todd English. Salivating?

Mine is even though I ate my way through fourteen of them. 

You should too!