Archive of ‘Food & Diet’ category

BJs Holiday Decorating Cookie Set

BJs Holiday Decorating Cookie Kit

I think both kids and adults will be thrilled if you bring to the friends and family holiday gathering one of these kits. The BJs Holiday Decorating Cookie Kit includes all you need to make one-of-a-kind delicious creations. The set includes 8 Snowman and 8 Gingerbread Man cookies. They are fully baked and are ready […] Read more…

Williams Sonoma, Hot Chocolate, Vanilla Marshmallows

Hot Chocolate from Williams Sonoma

What is the taste of your holiday season? Mine tastes like rich and delicious Hot Chocolate from Williams Sonoma. I buy it every season, in the Williams Sonoma Outlet, at that pre-holiday shopping time, right in between the Thanksgiving and Christmas sales, when its price drops to 50% off. It is also a good time […] Read more…

Laduree Framboise (Raspberry) Macarons

Laduree Framboise (Raspberry) Macarons

Raspberry flavor has always been one of my most favorite ones. It is fresh, fruity and reminds me of my grandma’s raspberry garden. The Laduree Framboise (Raspberry) Macarons are everything I expected – perfect balance between crunchy and moist sandwich pastry and heavenly deliciousness of raspberry jelly cream filling. The pastel pink color of the […] Read more…

Laduree Cassis Violette (Blackcurrant & Violet) Macaroons

Laduree Cassis Violette Macarons

For my box of 15 macarons, I have selected six different flavors, including Cassis Violette (Blackcurrant and Violet) Macarons. Beautiful pastel violet color of the pastry and deep violet shade of the creamy filling look very attractive. The flavor combination of full-bodied fruity blackcurrant, although not overpowering at all, with a hint of floral violet […] Read more…

Laduree Pistachio Macaroons

Laduree Pistachio Macarons

When shopping at Laduree shop in Soho, I picked macarons in six different flavors, among which, the green ones are Pistache (or Pistachio) Macarons. Amazingly delicious, slightly crunchy with luscious cream filling, the Pistachio Macarons have a very light pistachio taste, very natural and not overpowering and screaming of artificial flavors. One macaron, despite its […] Read more…

Laduree Macaroons

Laduree, Box of Macarons

Once in a while why not treat yourself to something really exquisite and unique, like a Box of 15 mouthwatering Macarons from Laduree, a French pastry shop in Soho. I hand picked my flavors to be included in the box, among which are: Framboise (Raspberry), Cassis Violette (Blackcurrant and Violet), Caramel a la Fleur de […] Read more…

Shopping at Laduree, Soho, NYC

Shopping at Laduree

What an amazing French nook in the heart of Soho in New York City! Laduree shop and cafe offers a fine selection of delicious macarons and heavenly scented candles. I could not leave without a Box of Macarons and an Orange Blossom Candle. Read more…

Charbonnel Et Walker Pink Marc De Champagne Truffles

Charbonnel Et Walker Pink Marc De Champagne Truffles

I got a box of interesting chocolate truffles today, Pink Marc De Champagne Truffles by Charbonnel Et Walker. I have never heard about the brand and after conducting a small internet research I found out that this is a UK brand and that Pink Marc De Champagne Truffles is the best selling product. I guess, […] Read more…

Churchills Fruit Jellies, Natures Friends

“Nature’s Friends” Luxury Fruit Gellies, Churchill’s

Fruit Jellies lovers, Churchill’s Confectionary from UK has a special treat for you, “Nature’s Friends” Luxury Fruit Jellies set that comes in a stunningly detailed and embossed tin. The raised, almost three-dimensional prints provide a sense of depth to this confectionery tin, all sides of which are saturated with vibrant images of an exciting world […] Read more…

Cod & Vegetables Stir Fry, Tefal Actifry

Tefal Actifry Recipe: Cod and Vegetables Stir Fry

Berkley & Jensen frozen Pacific Cod Fillets, similar to any other frozen fish fillets, can be a very tricky ingredient, if you plan to bake, fry or boil them. Easy to fall apart, they can ruin your dish in seconds. However, I found out that Tefal ActiFry pan is the perfect way to enjoy your […] Read more…

Halloween Candy Assortment

Trick or Treat! Halloween 2013 Candy Assortment

The month of October came and most grocery store put out their best candy assortment ready packaged for Trick or treating in bulk bags. Orange, black, brown, and yellow – the colors of the fall are also Halloween colors and candy is not an exception. But Halloween is also very eccentric with its different shades […] Read more…

Actifry Fish and Vegetable Stir Fry

Tefal Actifry Recipe: Fish and Vegetables Stir Fry

Frozen fish fillets could be a tricky ingredient to deal with, which canbe easily overcooked, fall apart and ruin otherwise a perfect dish. How many times did your fish fillets turn into watery substance in the oven after only 10 or 15 minutes of cooking and you promised yourself never ever to buy that product […] Read more…

Actifry Chicken and Vegetables Stir Fry

Tefal Actifry Recipe: Chichen with Vegetables Stir Fry

What could be more satisfying than a restaurant quality healthy dinner that you made all by yourself? Tefal Actifry allows me to cook healthy dishes by using only one or two tablespoons of oil for a batch that will feed four people. This is absolutely amazing! On top of that, my vegetables are no longer […] Read more…

Italian Almond Cookies from HomeGoods

The HomeGoods store offers a very interesting selection of food items, a lot of which are rare to find international gourmet food and condiments. For instance, the Italian almond cookies that I purchased to accompany my morning coffee rituals, can be found only in a few Italian specialty stores and even then at a much […] Read more…