A l’Etoile d’Or and Denise Acabo

A l’Etoile d’Or and Denise Acabo

December 23rd, 2009 | Category: Travel


On my second day in Paris, I met David Lebovitz at the Blanche metro station right across The Moulin Rouge and visited the best candy shop in Paris: A l'Etoile d'Or. If you're an avid reader of food blogs, you've probably already heard about A l'Etoile d'Or and it's owner, Denise Acabo. Is there anyone else in the world like her? With her cute schoolgirl uniform (complete with ...

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Lokum

Lokum

December 21st, 2009 | Category: Food, Photo Blog


This year's Menu for Hope bid items are better than ever. A year of Bernachon Chocolate Bars (bid item EU37)! How cool is that? Or David Lebovitz's out-of-print cookbooks: "Room for Dessert" and "Ripe for Dessert". He is also including a copy of "The Sweet Life in Paris" - all signed, sealed, and delivered to you, anywhere in the world (bid item EU39). How about a photography ...

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Chocolate Plate

Chocolate Plate

December 15th, 2009 | Category: Food, Photo Blog


After I returned back from Paris, I invited a few friends over for dinner. Here's a sampler plate of Parisian chocolates. Needless to say, they were all gone in a matter of minutes. Details later in the week...

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Menu for Hope 6

Menu for Hope 6

December 14th, 2009 | Category: Memoir/Meme/Misc.


Every year food bloggers from all around the world join forces to raise money for the U.N. World Food Program by offering a delectable collection of food-related bid items for the Menu for Hope raffle. In its 6th year now, this annual fundraising campaign was created by Pim and hosted by many food floggers in the past. This year's host for Europe is David Lebovitz. I am very ...

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Paris Photos

Paris Photos

December 08th, 2009 | Category: Travel


I must be the only person who visited Paris for a week, ate insane amounts of caramel au beurre salé , smeared salted butter on everything imaginable and still lost 5 pounds. Where did all that caramel go? I've spent a small fortune on those caramels and I've got nothing to show. I melted just like the mango passion fruit caramels at Denise Acabo's shop did in ...

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