Tag Archives: use of lavender

Lavender honey cupcakes with dark chocolate frosting

What you see is often what you get. In the case of these cupcakes, the luscious spread of dark chocolate frosting deceives you into believing that beneath it lies something equally chocolatey, plain or somewhere in between. No one came … Continue reading

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Lavender macarons

I’m one of those ‘safe’ macaron flavours person; if I begin to pick macarons out at a shop, I would naturally gravitate towards certain flavours like salted caramel, hazelnut praline, vanilla and  dark chocolate. My chosen box of macarons would be … Continue reading

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Sablé breton, two-ways

It started off with a simple message from a friend who was telling me about the sablé breton she had at La boutique de Joël Robuchon at Roppongi Hills. And for that entire day, I couldn’t get the image and … Continue reading

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Chocolate lavender tart

It is just a day to Valentine’s day. I don’t really give any special meaning to a commercial day as such and I don’t expect a big bouquet of flowers or a big present from J. I think that the … Continue reading

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