The French Do It Better

What is it with the French? I have been thinking and reading a little bit about the french way of living. And it seems like any place on the internet (and a few books I have) is saying the same thing about the french.They somehow do things better. Their lifestyle, fashion sense, the way they […]

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Petite Madeleine

On Sundays, I like preparing afternoon tea. I love spending time making petit fours or just a simple cake to go with our tea. Last Sunday I made Madeleines. A traditional cake from the Commercy community in the region of Lorraine in northeastern France. I’ve made this countless times and I am in love with […]

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Le Chocolat Chaud

I remember when we were in Paris a few years back. We went to Angelina. A century old (110 years to be exact) tea salon and pâtisserie that serves the best chocolat chaud (hot chocolate). It is so thick that you can make your teaspoon stand on its own when dipped in the cup of that […]

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French Chocolate Tart

Every now and then you just get this feeling of spoiling yourself. When you’re feeling down and you want to cheer yourself up. You want to indulge into something. Chocolate is always the answer. I was not feeling down or sad when I made this chocolatey goodness. I just felt like I NEED it. I […]

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